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Oat and Apple Crisp

Fruit crisps are the best desserts. Effortless to put together, sweet, buttery, with layers of textures, and totally guilt free of course, because, duh, fruit. (Ok, I guess that last part isn’t entirely true, but the rest of it is … Continue reading

09. May 2012 by laura k
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Vegan Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls

The holiday season hectic-ness has set in around here. On top of the standard holiday stress of present-buying and event-attending, we’re pressing ever onward toward a critical deadline at work. Then I decided to spend two days at an intensive … Continue reading

14. December 2011 by laura k
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Moroccan Lamb Stew

I spent the last five days with my family in San Diego, not for any special occasion, but because I live in California again, and I could. We had a full weekend, including a wonderful dinner at Bankers Hill Bar … Continue reading

21. October 2011 by laura k
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Chicken in Milk

You know when you bookmark a recipe but don’t get around to trying it for years, and when you finally do, you curse yourself for waiting so long to discover this new, most amazing meal? That’s what happened with this … Continue reading

14. October 2011 by laura k
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Persian Chicken Stew

It is no secret that I’ve been at a real standstill in the kitchen lately. It isn’t just culinary inspiration that’s been lacking, but the writerly inspiration, too. Even when I do cook something fantastic, I can’t seem to find … Continue reading

02. March 2011 by laura k
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Grandpa’s Favorite Spice Cake

My Grandparents both passed away this last April. Their deaths were unexpected: Both were pretty healthy for being 80 years old, and had just returned from spending the winter with my parents in San Diego, which they’ve been doing every … Continue reading

16. September 2010 by laura k
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Spicy Shrimp with Buckwheat Soba Noodles

It’s always amusing for me to go back to the early archives of this site and realize how little I knew about cooking. And I posted everything, no matter how lackluster the final product. A lot of these early culinary … Continue reading

01. April 2010 by laura k
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Cookie Time: Snickerdoodles

Snickerdoodles are a new holiday cookies for me. In fact, I don’t think I’ve made snickerdoodles since I was about 12 years old, when my friend Kari and I made a batch. We ate more of the dough than we … Continue reading

11. December 2009 by laura k
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Greek Celebration Bread

Crazy, but true: I have been writing this here blog for three years today. A lot has happened in three years, and not just in the kitchen. I know I’ve said it many times before, but it’s true: When I … Continue reading

17. November 2009 by laura k
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Mahogany Glazed Chicken

I have a tendency to go through my printed recipe folder, pull out things I want to try, stick them on the refrigerator, and completely forget about them. Our refrigerator is pretty much covered in random stuff that none of … Continue reading

03. February 2009 by laura k
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