30 While 30 – Beth

I’m no longer 30

August 17, 2011

Lisa has inspired me.In recent days she has been scrambling to complete her 30-While-30 list. With less than a week to go, I think she’s going to make it! Just yesterday, I was treated to two of her lovely creations! Now, as I mentioned last month, I am nowhere near completing my list. And I’ve […]

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Orange Chocolate Chip Scones

July 14, 2011

My 31st birthday is less than a week away and I haven’t made too much of a dent in my 30-While-30 list.  While there are a few things that I’ve made, but not photographed, the vast majority of items have remained untouched.  So, I haven’t tried my hand at homemade fondant or whipped up English […]

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Pita Bread

February 1, 2011

I’m a little more than half way between 30 and 31, which means I should be half way through my 30 While 30 list.  Not quite.  Documenting this recipe gives me a 25% completion rate.  While I haven’t gotten very far, I’ve enjoyed trying new things… who knew that homemade hummus and pita would be […]

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January 29, 2011

New Englanders tend to swarm the grocery store anytime there’s snow in the forecast, clearing the shelves of bread, milk and other staples.  I guess memories of the Blizzard of ’78 die hard.  If there’s an approaching storm, I typically try to avoid the grocery store at all costs.  As a recent storm approached, I […]

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January 24, 2011

It may be the end of January, but that doesn’t mean that I’m giving up on all of the fun flavors associated with Christmas.  Sure, the holidays have come and gone, but it’s still winter.  It’s still cold, and who doesn’t need some cheer in the form of a delectable dessert at the end of […]

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Pumpkin Ice Cream

October 26, 2010
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I love making ice cream!  While others may consider these crisp fall days as a sign to put the freezer bowl away for the season, I just shift gears and start considering seasonal flavors that can be incorporated into frozen concoctions. When I first tried pumpkin ice cream, I was hesitant.  One would think that […]

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Traditional Egg Pasta Dough

October 18, 2010

I’ve been dying to take my pasta maker out for its inaugural spin since my husband gave it to me for my birthday in July!  Last week, I finally gave homemade pasta-making a whirl.   If you haven’t made your own pasta before, I would recommend doing so when you have ample time to spare. […]

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Crock-pot Barbacoa

September 18, 2010

One down, 29 to go! It’s been quite a while since I last shared a recipe with my readers.  I’ve been busy, but my food choices haven’t been very inspiring.  August passed by in a flurry of activity – painting rooms, staining our deck, sewing up a storm and attending gatherings with family and friends. […]

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30 Things to Make While I’m 30

July 20, 2010

At 12:13 this morning, I started the third decade of my life.  Yes, today I turned the big 3-0. A handful of bloggers that I follow have compiled lists of cooking tasks that they want to complete during or before their 30th year.  With my birthday fast approaching, I assembled a list 30 things that I […]

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