Tag Archives: food

Sweet Action Ice Cream

Sweet Action Ice Cream

Oh look, more photos from when we were on vacation in Colorado! I guess once we got home, no one ever did a photo dump from the camera. Anyhow, we were on a mission to visit all of the artisan ice cream places that we could find. This was Sweet Action Ice Cream, located in […]

Olive playing the part of a sugar crashing crab monster

Running, sugar, yoga

(Not) running That long run on Sunday? DID NOT HAPPEN. Sunday was one of the really long, jam packed days with so much that needed to get done that a long run never happened. I took the dog for a two mile walk though, that felt great. The sugar crash I love sweets, but we […]

The time I made granola bars

I found this recipe for Gluten-Free No-Bake Granola Bars on MindBodyGreen a while ago. I printed it and then stuck it on my pantry door. I finally had some time last week to mix up my granola bars, and they turned out pretty darn good. The recipe is pretty loose, other than the 3 cups […]

A box of chocolate from San Francisco

Darth Vader bakes a pear pie

Darth Vader baked a Lattice Pie with Pears and Vanilla Brown Butter. I was his kitchen assistant and as you can see, there were issues with the crust which is why the lattice pie doesn’t have a lattice crust. The podcast is coming up shortly and we put this pie together during the recording.

Making s’mores

The kid is way into making s’mores lately. I can’t remember what started it, but all of a sudden last weekend all I heard about was s’mores. So we got graham crackers and Hershey’s chocolate bars at the grocery store (we had the marshmallows) …. and we bought those little containers of Blue Bunny ice […]

Running update & foodies get ready

Well I’m starting to get into the longer mileage for my training for the Lakefront Marathon. I’ve got 14 to do this weekend, I’ll probably try to do them on Saturday morning with the Striders. Jeff has his Home Alone run on Sunday, which I’ll most likely be at too. I’m not sure I’ll do […]

52 Weeks of Cake: Olive-oil cake?

The cake of the week was Olive-Oil Cake with Candied Orange, from the June 2011 issue of Bon Appetit.   Here it is while it was cooling off.   Here is the finished cake with the candied oranges on it, and those are pistachios sprinkled on top. The cake was DELICIOUS!!! We both agreed that […]

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