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Archive for the month “June, 2013”

Chocolate Swirl M&M Cookies Sprinkled with Fleur de Sel

Chocolate M&M Cookies

Well, hello there.

For awhile now, I’ve been looking for a new cookie recipe to add to my starting line-up.  These, dear friends, have made the cut.  Chewy, chocolatey, cheery M&M’s, a topping of flakey sea salt–what’s not to love here?

I came across this recipe on one of my favorite food blogs, Crepes of Wrath.  Have you been to this site?  Fantastic photography and awesome food.  I only made a few small tweaks to her recipe, which you’ll see below.  And, as always, you’ll also find nutrition info down at the bottom.

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Mongolian Beef with Broccoli

Mongolian Beef with Broccoli

This is so delicious.  I would say it’s like your favorite Chinese take-out, but it’s probably better.  Stir-fried strips of steak, lightly steamed broccoli, and crisp water chestnuts are tossed in a sweet and savory sauce with just the right amount of heat for a quick dinner any night of the week.  This time around, I happened to serve it atop udon noodles, though I’ve often done rice instead.  Either way, you are going to love it.

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