Author Archives: Abby

Bistec Encebollado (Steak and Onions)

I recently did inventory on my cookbook collection and found a little (seriously, this thing is like novel-sized) cookbook that my husband’s parents gave to us. It’s called A Taste of Puerto Rico and is amazing. I knew I had hit a … Continue reading

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Merry Minty!

Perhaps one of my favorite things about Christmas is that there are many minty treats to be had. I love any food item that is mint. Actually, it doesn’t even have to be a food item. If it’s mint, I’ll … Continue reading

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Monster Cookies, Holiday Style

When I was younger, my mom made the most delicious cookies ever and they were special because they included everything a kid likes: peanut butter, m&m’s, chocolate chips…need I say more?! I purchased mini m&m’s from the best candy/popcorn/goodies store … Continue reading

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Double Chocolate Chip Pretzel Cookies

Today I actually relaxed by wasting away on the couch watching “Gilmore Girls” (I’ve never seen all the seasons. I know, I know.) and I realized a few things: 1.) Lorelai is now younger than I am. She wasn’t in … Continue reading

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Double Chocolate Banana Bread

I’m not one to eat whole bananas. I prefer them sliced in my cereal or yogurt or blended (otherwise known as a banana whip) topped with chocolate sauce. So it’s not unusual to find over-ripe bananas around the house. What … Continue reading

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Zucchini Brownies Instead of Pie

One of my best friends recently celebrated a birthday, which coincidentally coincided with book club. While she had high hopes for a pie, I realized well into the work week that a homemade and store-bought pie were out of the … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies

A group of my sixth grade girls were a bit jealous last week when another sixth grade teacher brought her kids an array of baked goods. I tried to blame my husband for my lack of delicacies, but my students … Continue reading

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