[photo - toast with Julia Child's 6min soft boiled eggs - yum!]
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Julia Child’s 6-minute Soft-Boiled Eggs

When the new facebook cooking and cookbook group I’m a part of chose Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking as their Jan 2017 cookbook I was psyched! Since breakfast is my jam (in case you don’t know), I was super excited to find she had a recipe for 6-minute soft boiled eggs . . .

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[image - The Bibimbap - Prepared To Serve]
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Homemade Bibimbap

I was on a bit of a bibimbap craze a while back and pinned some recipes. Well – I guess the mood finally struck and I decided it was time to try this at home. I knew it wouldn’t be as good as Mandu or any food truck, but I had to try it. If anything, it would be a modified stir fry. Here we go . . .

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[image - Soup - Completed in the pot!]
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Butternut Pumpkin Squash Soup

I recently went to Panera Bread and ordered their Vegetarian Autumn Squash Soup, which is so delicious that I’ve had a craving for it ever since! I searched the Panera website, but alas, they had no recipe posted for their soup. So, I decided to make a “copycat recipe” . . .

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Chocolate Apricot Layer Cake with Chocolate Ganache Frosting

So, here it goes, my first “real” post since my two year hiatus!

Well, last month my Grandma, who we lovingly call Grammy, celebrated her 85th birthday! We had a family celebration with my parents, sister, uncles, aunts, and cousins — very lovely!

As soon as we knew we were planning a party, I knew that I wanted to bake her a cake. So, inspired by Picky Cook and Smitten Kitchen, I decided I would tackle a chocolate layer cake with ganache frosting.

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