Secret Ingredient Recipe #8: Mozzarella

Mar 01

I had grand plans for this one. At any given point during the week I thought I might make one of the following: mozzarella sticks, garlic bread, baked ziti, homemade mozzarella, etc. etc. etc. Then, before I knew it, it was the weekend and I was out of time. So I threw together a little panini for dinner. Ingredients: mozzarella spinach 15-grain bread (not...

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Leeloo: Nine Months

Feb 19

It’s been a while since our last update on Leeloo. So much has happened, it’s hard to know where to start. First, Leeloo had her first Christmas! She got so many presents – new toy bones, new stuffed squeaky toys, and a giant rawhide bone. We were continuing private training sessions with Francine of Bark-N-Roll, working on timeouts with Leeloo, and...

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Secret Ingredient Recipe #7: Pasta Dish

Feb 19

This year’s New Year’s Resolution is to make a new recipe every week with a secret ingredient pulled from a hat. For the full story, click here. Ok, so not every single item in my “ingredients” list was an ingredient, exactly. I also had types of food – pasta dish, dog treat, etc. I figured this would throw an extra element of interest...

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Secret Ingredient Recipe #6: Bananas

Feb 12

This year’s New Year’s Resolution is to make a new recipe every week with a secret ingredient pulled from a hat. For the full story, click here. I pulled bananas out of the ingredient bag this week, and immediately knew what I was going to make – Almost Frosty Paws ice cream for dogs. Frosty Paws is a dog-friendly ice cream cup that I’ve...

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Secret Ingredient Recipe #5: Greek Yogurt

Feb 12

The fifth secret ingredient to come out of the bag was Greek yogurt. I *love* Greek yogurt. But only the Chobani, and only the honey flavor. However, I’d saved some recipes that contained Greek yogurt – dips, frozen yogurt, doggie ice cream, etc. But when I searched my Evernote recipe database for “greek yogurt” a recipe popped up that I...

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Secret Ingredient Recipe #4: Chickpeas

Feb 04

Man, I’m slow with these blog posts… I made this recipe last weekend, but didn’t get around to uploading the pictures until now. Enjoy. New recipe post should be up shortly after this! When I pulled chickpeas out of the bag-o-ingredients, I instantly thought, “Maybe I’ll make homemade hummus.” I must have a dozen recipes for...

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Secret Ingredient Recipe #3: Truffle Oil

Jan 18

I was really excited when Mike pulled the “truffle oil” slip out of my bag-o-ingredients. However, with the MLK holiday on Monday, and me leaving for my Orlando trip on Thursday, I quickly ran out of time to make something extravagant. So at lunch today, I poked around the Food Network website for truffle oil-containing recipes. A lot of them were really...

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