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Since I never seem to get around to sending out Christmas cards or letters, I decided to blog a bit to keep my fans updated. :-)

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Favorite Christmas Moment of 2009

I was at my brother's house snuggled on a couch with his 8-year old boy, getting ready to watch a movie, when my nephew looked up at me and said, "You look just like my dad, except the girl version!"

I'm still giggling about that one...

Friday, January 29, 2010

Good-for-you Muffins

Sorry, I know it has been awhile since I've posted. Here's a  new recipe for muffins that I tried today that uses Agave instead of sugar. I thought they turned out quite well. I substituted dried apricots for the dried cranberries. I also must not have filled the muffin tins as full as the recipe says, because I got 20 instead of 12.

I tried one warm, just a few minutes out of the oven, and tried another later in the day. Surprisingly, I liked them better when they'd been sitting around for ahwhile.

I think this recipe will lend itself well to other fruit/nut combinations. I used pecans for the nuts today, but I suspect raspberry with almonds will be nice too. I'm wondering how dried pineapple and coconut would be.