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About mikathemighty

I am me.

The benefits of a good pie crust

Look at that pie crust! Just LOOK at it! Isn’t it a thing of beauty? All too often pie crusts are one extreme or the other: The crust is either a bland, pale color all around. Or, even worse, so … Continue reading

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A word about butter (and a recipe for croissants)

First off, butter is simply glorious! We should all be singing the praises of the dairy cow till…well, till the cows come home. This magical food from the gods is well worth a break in the diet now and again. … Continue reading

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Meringue Mushrooms : there and bake again.

So, I’ve been hoarding food pictures for months now. I find it very easy to head into the kitchen on a whim to whip up some ridiculous baked good or goodie. One that gets every single dish in the house … Continue reading

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Holy (home-made) Cheese!!!!!! I may be eating the best food on the entire planet!

As I write this my mouth is happily chewing and I am trying my best not to pass out from sheer bliss! OK… I’ve finished my plate and taken a moment to reflect (and pant heavily) and now I simply … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon Home Made Rocky Road Ice Cream

The past year has been pretty darn great. We moved back to the LA area and closer to many of our good friends. Ryan got a great job with Disney that has helped our family in lots of different ways … Continue reading

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Wine cake

As I sit here typing this to you all, I am munching on one week old, left over cake from my son’s Famous Jungle/Diego themed party of last Saturday. The party was a big hit with my boy save the … Continue reading

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what am I

I’ve been wondering lately what label to give myself. Not because I lack a term to identify or introduce myself at social gatherings or anything. I usually tell people that I am a stay at home mom for the time … Continue reading

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Crash bang boom

Last night at about 10:30 pm I was wrapping up a 2 hour session writing a post about how to make croissants from scratch. A post I will have to rewrite for sure because they are so tasty and I … Continue reading

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springtime pink and strawberry love

I know it’s cold outside for most of us but spring is in the air n’est-ce pas ? Valentines day is just around the corner and for me that means SPRINGTIME! Whoopieeee! I actually dislike most of the “springtime” stuff … Continue reading

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Frustration

Okay, I was just about to totally give up on writing on the blog today… But I didn’t want to give up. I had planned ( starting last night around 8 pm actually) to write a nice post about puff … Continue reading

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