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Rose Almond Ice Cream

So I got an awesome new attachment for my KitchenAid mixer!  AN ICE CREAM MAKER!!!!!  Get it here on (and help support my site!) My ultimate goal is to make “healthy” (as healthy as can be) ice cream that tastes amazing!  That said, this…

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Homemade Flan (Cuban-style Caramel Custard)

This week for Sunday Funday Carol was inspired to make authentic Cuban sandwiches, so my mom made mariquitas and tostones to go along with them, and I made a simple salad with Columbia Restaurant’s famous “1905” salad dressing.  I couldn’t think of a better way…

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Australia-New Zealand 2013 Day 2 (Opera House & Zoo Tours)

0600 Sydney Time – I called down to the front desk to inquire about having the complementary breakfast delivered (like they do in Washington D.C. for a nominal delivery charge), and was surprised to find that they only offered it in the dining room.  We…

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Gourmet “Mac” & Cheese with Caramelized Sweet Potato & Crunchy Blue Cheese Topping

This dish was one of my “Sunday” creations (the one day a week I get to cook since I travel so much), and I was fortunate enough to share it with my cooking buddy Carol who made an amazing smoked chicken with 19 spices!  The…

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