Monthly archive for April2011

brunch reTREAT recipes: Fig Spread, Pear & Brie Flatbread [recipe]

I stumbled upon this recipe while looking for another one, and it sounded so delightfully sinful that I had to share. This would make for a great little appetizer to bring along to a fancy soiree, dinner, wine party…what have you. This sounds as though…

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Green Olive, Eggplant & Garbanzo Bean Tapenade

This is one of my very favorite little treats from a tasty little Italian eatery right down the street from my apartment in Georgetown called Paolo’s. Even the name is great. With a name like Paolo, how can you not know what you are doing…

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brunch reTREAT recipes: Bacon, Onion & Cheese Muffin Delights

So if you are continually in search of the perfect crowd pleasing appetizer, as I am, I have got a doozy of a recipe for you. I first tried these little delicacies at a New Year’s Eve party two years ago, where I promptly exhibited…

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Recollections of an East Coast Spain

Every so often, I stumble across a great memory from my days living in cities other than DC that makes all of my travels worth the effort. I don’t know whether it’s a negative or a positive to say that I have lived like a…

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Brussel Sprout and Lemon Risotto

Much like a bear languidly shuffles its way out of its cave, brushing off a long winter’s slumber…blinded by the light of spring, so does this girl. Albeit, my cave is a comfy apartment in the the bustling heart of DC, so I have much…

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Quitting her day job…to make more dough

I once read a quote that stated this thought: “The work you do while you procrastinate is probably the work you should be doing for the rest of your life.” — Jessica Hische (Insert dream bubble and distant gaze towards the sky, followed by a…

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brunch reTREAT recipes: Cheesy, gooey, deliciousness…

In honor of 2011 National Grilled Cheese month (I kid you not), I have decided to pay homage to this tasty little staple, engrained in every red-blooded American’s diet.  And, as if a whole month of tribute isn’t enough, these crazy kids out in Los…

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