The Hunger Games: Pancakes with Orange Preserves

This is an ongoing series of food related to The Hunger Games, here are the links to the other recipes- Peeta’s raisin nut bread, the bakery bread Katniss and Gale eat in the woods, Lunch with Cinna, District 11 bread (crescent rolls with seeds), Mellark’s Apple and Goat Cheese Tarts, Goose Liver and Puffy Bread, Lamb Stew and Dried Plums, Cake on Fire, Hot Chocolate,

When I ask if I can serve myself, he nods assent.  I load my plate with eggs, sausages, batter cakes covered in thick orange preserves, slice of pale purple melon.  As I gorge myself, I watch the sun rise over the Capitol.

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, Katniss, p 87

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#chocolatelove Scotch-A-Roos

These are a family tradition.  We always have scotch-a-roos at holidays and really any family get together.  My grandma made them, my mom makes them, I don’t make them very often, but I am sure I will when I have kids.

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Refried Black Beans

This was an amazingly yummy meal!!  I went over to my friend Brenda’s apartment and she likes squash, so we found a squash recipe to experiment with.  The squash recipe will be coming soon, but for now the sides!  The refried black beans and the rice.

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Fried Rice

I went over to my friend Annie’s house the other day and she taught me to make fried rice (Annie from the origami fun a while back, she blogs at handspun rainbows).  It was way easier than I expected.  I don’t know exactly what I expected, but it was really easy to make.

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Pad Thai

I love pad thai!  It is one of my favorite dishes.  This is only the second time I have made it and every time I make it, it is very spicy.  Not in an overwhelming way, but in a every bite it gets more intense and by bite 6 your like wow I need some milk.


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Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce

This was not my idea.  A friend of mine was coming over and she had some squash and wanted to make something out of it.  I am trying to broaden my horizons.  So we looked at recipes and found something that sounded good.

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