Muffin Pan Frittatas

Forgive me for working backwards. Rather than including a recipe in my previous post I thought those mini frittatas deserved their own moment in the sun. The frittatas were really very simple to prepare but I must confess I didn’t keep notes on the amounts used in the filling. Without revisiting the recipe I would say you will need 3…

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Perfectly Poached Eggs

When we go out for breakfast or brunch I love to order poached eggs. I like the simple clean look of a poached egg and the way the yolk creates a sauce for the protein and starch beneath. Even though there is not much to it I always feel like I am having real treat. So, it occurred to me that I…

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How to cut citrus segments

I wonder if you are like me when it comes to purchasing citrus. I hesitate before loading up on fruits that require peeling. I have a bad habit of buying these sun soaked winter treats only to sit for weeks in the fruit basket. I give the fruit a glance when I walk through the kitchen, a sort of non-verbal…

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Gifting Sunshine – Candied Citrus

Winter in the Pacific Northwest is notoriously grey. I’m pretty sure the weather this time of year is the reason for our soggy reputation. It would be awfully handy to be able to manifest sunshine whenever the dreary clouds become overwhelming. I can’t give the sun to those I love but I have found a way to share a tiny…

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Holiday Tea Poached Pears

Recently I have been drinking my weight in a new found tea. The tea is a full bodied herbal blend from Celestial Seasonings called Bengal Spice. It has the aroma of dark brown sugar cookies and brews up bold and spicy. I keep sticking my nose in the box and thinking about how much I want to eat the fragrance….

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