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Sandra Lee: Great chef or greatest chef?

There aren’t really any great chefs any more. Everyone seems to pick a niche and stay there, be it “sustainable” seafood or “eating local,” these so-called chefs aren’t innovating, they’re just appealing to the lowest common denominator. Not Sandra Lee, though. Sandra Lee is a true domestic goddess. While other “chefs” might brag about learning from another chef, or great cooking school, Sandra has no problems admitting that the only training she had was at a recreational two-week course at Ottowa’s Le Cordon Bleu. Hell, she even tells people that she didn’t complete it: Continue reading

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Kitchen Witch’s Whoopie Pies

Today is Food Geekery’s One Year Anniversary! Yep, one year ago today this site came online (though it wasn’t completely live for a couple of months) and over 70 articles later we’re still going strong! I really want to thank all my readers and twitter followers for being so great as I stumble around the world of food. I still have absolutely no idea what I’m doing, but I’m learning a lot and that’s the most important thing! When it came to today, I wasn’t going to do anything special to celebrate, but then, what’s this? Continue reading

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Easy Spiced Apple and Pear Cake

Mmmm… apples! Those red beauties are my downfall during the autumn months. Unfortunately I ended up with a ton leftover… what’s a guy to do?

Luckily rescue came in the form of a cake recipe by Gayle of Kosher Camembert. Step inside for a very easy cake recipe that is very tasty! Yum!! Continue reading

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Rhubarb Stir Cake

Another week in my CSA and another bunch of rhubarb… what was I to do? I already made pie and every recipe book pretty much told me to make a pie or jam.

I needed something different. I needed cake! Luckily the naked chef, Jamie Oliver, rode to my rescue with his Rhubarb Stir Cake. Step inside for the recipe! Continue reading

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Birthday Shortcake

I celebrated my birthday this week and to celebrate I decided to make myself some strawberry shortcakes instead of the “traditional” birthday cake. Why did I do this?

Well, the first reason is that I am just not a huge fan of cakes from a store (even birthday cakes), but the second reason is that it is strawberry season! Continue reading

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