October Foodie Pen Pal

It’s Foodie Pen Pal time!  I got this delicious package from Wine to Weightlifting.

She sent me green tea, pumpkin butter, chocolate bar, a bunch of chocolate candies, apples and a toy for my kitties!!!  How cool is that!  Pippi and Mimi love it!

All of it is amazing.  The candies are all gone and the apples went into my apple dutch baby.

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The Weekly Dish 01/15/2012

This week I made origami kitty bookmarks.

Let me tell you origami is not my thing.  I asked my friend to give me a lot of help.

Annie is a really crafty person, she is more of a fiber arts person.  She blogs about her knitting and sewing over at handspun rainbows.

Here is the video tutorial.  I think some of the steps are super tricky.  Annie had a little difficulty, but ultimately we prevailed and created these adorable kitties!!

Here is a list of my recipes from the past week.

Raspberry Marshmallows

Chicken Breast Grilled with Orange-Ginger Glaze

Butterbeer

Roasted Squash with Ricotta and Honey

Cauldron Cakes

Kitty’s Savory Treats

Scrambled Eggs

Here is the Weekly Dish, a list of recipes I bookmarked this week from other blogs.

Main Dish:

Garlic Shrimp Baked Penne from Pinch of Yum

Spinach and Sausage Pinwheels from Iowa Girl Eats

New England Clam Chowder from Brown Eyed Baker

Dessert:

Chocolate Lavender Cupcakes from The Pastry Affair

Homemade Chocolate Pudding with Bailey’s from My Baking Addiction

Meyer Lemon Cake from Eating for England

S’more Truffles from My Baking Addiction

Granola Cookies from Brown Eyed Baker

Side Dish:

Spiced Sweet Potato Crisps with Lime Yogurt Dipping Sauce from Eat Make Read

Bread:

Black Bread from 101 Cookbooks

Tip:

How to Make Cake Flour from The Pastry Affair (I have never used cake flour, but I am excited to try it)