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Showing posts from July, 2013

No Bake Chocolate & Peanut Butter Mousse Cheesecake

People, you heard it here first.  The Great American Cube Steak Revival is happening.  At least, that's the only reason I can think of why my cube steak post from 2011 has had close to 1500 views, mostly from Facebook and Pinterest, in the last few days.  My little corner of the internet does not usually see such traffic, so if you just rode in on a gravy wave of delectable fried meats--welcome!  I hope you also enjoy peanut butter.

Before we bought our current home, we rented half of an old city duplex with character up to its eyeballs.  It had tall ceilings, arched doorways, gumwood trim, hardwood floors, and a charming if impractical kitchen--almost no counter or storage space and a shallow, one basin sink that was my nemesis.  As newly married, very early 20-somethings, it was the perfect place to set up house as we paid off college loans.  I taught myself to cook there, brought my first baby home there, hosted my first gatherings there.

It holds a special place in my heart, b…