Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

March 12, 2012
KItchenarian Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

I have missed you, so I baked something yummy for you. I can tell it’s been a while since I have been baking because I have a lot of butter and eggs in my kitchen! The husband asked me over the weekend why we had four dozen eggs in the refrigerator. Oops! It’s been a […]

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Stuffed Peppadew Peppers and A Firefighter

February 24, 2012
Kitchenarian Peppadew Peppers

This recipe is a winner..   …but before I talk about the recipe, I will tell you a story. I don’t spend a lot of time talking about all the members of my family, with the exception of Sous Chef. But to give you the complete rundown, we are a family of 9 – two […]

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Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

February 17, 2012
Kitchenarian Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’ve been writing an article this week for a client about Southern cooking. It’s about recipes that span generations and become intertwined as part of our memory of family gatherings. So, when I was asked to bake chocolate chip cookies this week for the Teacher Appreciation Dinner at my son’s school, I looked to the […]

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Ten Ways To Bake “I Love You”

February 13, 2012
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How do I love thee, let me count the ways…. Salted Brownie Bites

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Double Decker Peanut Butter Fudge

February 4, 2012
Kitchenarian Peanut Butter Fudge

Nothing says love like peanut butter fudge. February is filled with lots of fudge love opportunities! Whether it’s the love you feel for your Valentine, love for your football team, or just loving the final weeks of winter (Have we had winter yet?), this fudge is perfect for all these occasions. Trust me on this […]

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Nutella Brownies

January 26, 2012
Kitchenarian Nutella Brownies

I have Nutella on the brain.  I can’t seem to get it off my mind. For months and months I have been buying Nutella with the intention of baking something utterly delicious, but it just disappears too quickly. We spread it on English muffins, we use it in sandwiches with peanut butter, and it is […]

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Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili

January 20, 2012
Kitchenarian Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili

It’s officially chili season. I shouldn’t really complain about the cold temperatures because we haven’t even had snow this year, but I just don’t like cold weather. I live in Virginia which means that we are not guaranteed to get snow every year, but with the intense winters we have had the past couple of […]

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Orange Thumbprint Cookies with Chocolate Filling

January 16, 2012
Kitchenarian Orange Thumbprint Cookies with Chocolate Filling

It’s been a long winter break for me here at home but the end is finally in reach! I’ve packed up my bags and said my goodbyes, ready once more to immerse myself in my studies and the life I love over at my school. As a farewell party of sorts, some friends invited the […]

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From The Recipe Box: Banana Bread

January 10, 2012
Kitchenarian Banana Bread

I’m going back to the basics; comfort food at its best. Get ready because I am going to share with you my Mom’s banana bread recipe! I’m trying to ease into the new year just a bit, different from my normal being shot out of a cannon approach I usually take. I have finally learned […]

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Gingerbread Men Cookies

December 20, 2011
Kitchenarian Gingerbread Boys

With such a variety of holiday treats, how can someone conquer them all? Every year it seems that all I do is bake Christmas treats but there are so many more for me to try. How on earth can one choose?? Well, after digging through many of our cookbooks, I realized that this December I […]

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