RECIPES

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powerballs

Mark:  Hey Liam, you want a powerball (granola treat)? Liam: Sure. I'll eat it in the vacant lot with my brother. Mark: Hey, take one to Burke. Liam: Okay. Oh -- I'll throw this wrapper away here so Burke doesn't litter in the field. Mark:…

30th birthday

As promised, here are some pics from my 30 birthday party (about 6 months pregnant) earlier this month; as usual, they're courtesy of Kristen and Tim. So many people did so much to help make this happen, from planting new sod in the front…

blueberry + cranberry-orange scones

I picked up this little recipe from my dear friend, Lynn, and they're wonderful. I did have to add a little bit more cream because the dough was too dry to gather. They look impressive, but are pretty easy to make -- my kind of recipe. Below,…

delicious nori wraps

I discovered the ocean vegetable, Nori, in the health food store a couple of weeks ago, and it's delicious. It's the same seaweed used in Sushi, so I suppose if you don't like Sushi or California rolls, you may decide to pass this one up.…

stuffed stromboli bread

This is a Rachael Ray meal, altered a tad. She called for broccoli rabe. I couldn't find it, so I used a mixture of kale and spinach. Kristen and I made this together, so we doubled the recipe and made a veggie loaf and two veggie/turkey…

gold.

I have been snacking on this stuff for the last couple of days...and it is de-li-cious! I wish I would have discovered it when I was pregnant. So, I thought surely at least one of my many pregnant friends would enjoy trying this new treasure.…

grilled portabella sandwich

For the last...well, a long time, I've wanted to create some way of organizing the random meals that I make, love, and then can't seem to remember when I need them. And several of you have inquired about the meals I make here at the Douglass…