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Truffle bar… cake?

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I’m not really sure how to categorize this little beauty, aside from it being STUPID delicious. It’s no bake, and a perfect treat for Valentines day. This makes quite a bit of this delicious truffle cake thing, but wrap slices of this tasty treat in a piece of parchment paper and hand them out. (Just make sure to keep them cold)

This is seriously outrageously decadent, and delicious… with just a hint of warmth from the cayenne and cinnamon, and strong notes of orange. Seriously, so good. If you want to make it extra fancy, dust the outside of the loaf with cocoa powder, but even just naked, you can’t go wrong.

Also, just a few things of note, very quickly. A) CONGRATS to my friends Sam and Jay on the new addition to their family… they just welcomed a sweet baby girl into the world! B) This will be my last real post this week. Hopefully I’ll have another addition to the how to section on Friday, but after that, I’ll be offline for a week.

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Thai-esque chicken stew

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This recipe has a somewhat similar flavor profile to the Asian style chicken soup I made when this blog was fresh and new and shiny. However, it has quite a bit more kick, and is more of a stew than anything. In other words, it’s super stinkin’ tasty, and really filling and satisfying and soul warming. Just what the doctor ordered when feeling cruddy or in need of some comfort. Plus, it’s made in the slow cooker, so it’s mostly wicked easy.

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Chicken salad with curry mayo

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Okay, so this isn’t breaking any records for the most creative or unusual recipe, but it’s an awesome fallback, and wicked delicious. The curry mayo really adds something to this, and sprinkled with a few chopped almonds and some raisins, this is a incredibly tasty and after the mayo is made, easy lunch. I used baby romaine as the eating vessel, and it worked out perfectly!

The mayo really does make this, so I wouldn’t suggest skimping on this step. Browning the spices, and letting the oil steep really does make a huge difference. I used the phenomenal recipe at Nom Nom Paleo, only I used my stand mixer with the whisk attachment.

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