How to Make Wild Violet Syrup

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This post about how to make wild violet syrup was brought to you by Zulka Morena pure cane sugar, who provided a product sample for our use in this recipe. My grandmother always loved wild violets. I do, too, and that’s why they were the flowers I chose for my wedding. Not the smartest move,… [read more]

Dye-free Spring Petits Fours (with icing recipe) @Microgreens

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This post about dye-free sprinkles was brought to you by Fresh Origins, who supplied a product sample to facilitate my review. I was not compensated for this post, and all opinions are my own and honest.  Easter is almost here, which means that jellybeans, marshmallows and a rainbow of other candies are also making their… [read more]

Irish Mocha Brownie Shooters

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Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, right? OK, maybe not…but I love to celebrate my Irish friends! That’s why I made them these boozy little brownie shooters for dessert. Why shooters? Because they’re minis, although it’s hard to tell in the photo below. If it weren’t for the clouds of Bailey’s buttercream, you would… [read more]

Cheap and Easy Lentil Stew

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February and March are tough months for food around here. The freezer stash from last year has dwindled down to a few bags of cherries and some odd purple beans, and the glass jars in my pantry are few (I miss you, pear sauce!) It’s not quite time to start growing yet, but Daylight Savings… [read more]

Spiced Peach Turmeric Smoothie

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Turmeric. It’s a warm, slightly bitter spice often used in flavorful curry dishes. It’s also popular among the “no dyes” crowd as a great way to add tons of yellow color to foods, fabrics, even Easter eggs. Everyone I know pronounces it differently, but one thing we all seem to agree on is the fact… [read more]