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There are some people in my life, besides myself, who are obsessed with the fact that I’m single and have been for quite some time now. Some time exactly would be about four years. My stepmother though; now she takes the cake. Every time there is even a mention of a guy in my life, she wants to know every detail. Last time I saw her, she suggested that if perhaps I would just manifest the “perfect man”, then maybe he would pop into my life. But you see, my head is way to full of other things, like to do lists, my personal accounting (or lack thereof, really), and ice cream recipes I want to try. But I decided to try her little technique anyway…but not for a man; for an ice cream machine

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dulce de leche

Dulce de Leche

My great grandma always had a drawer full of candy in her kitchen. My favorite ones were those Brach’s Milk Caramels with the various fruit centers; orange being my most favorite of the favorites. She also had the longest earlobes I’ve ever seen, even to this day. It came from years of wearing heavy clip on earrings. Do they even make those anymore? The clip ons, I mean? You might be wondering the same thing about the milk caramels. Continue Reading

chocolate cherry cheesecake

Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake

I love this time of year. Every spring, without fail, I’m surprised by all of the gorgeous fruit coming into its’ prime all at the same time. Strawberries are always first, and then rhubarb, and although I love them both dearly, they wear out there welcome within about 2 months. It’s not long before all I can think about is blackberries and summer stone fruit, and long for the days that we can be together, frolicking through my kitchen , hand in hand… Continue Reading