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Perfect Popovers


It’s currently 48° F, with the wind south by southwest off the sea, blowing steadily at 20 knots with gusts strong enough to shake the cabin. In other words, it’s a great time for soup or stew. As an accompaniment … Continue reading

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Waffles 101


  Along with stand mixers and fondue sets, waffle irons are more than likely collecting dust in a corner of many of our pantries. Waffles get a bad rap as 'food that's not good for you,' and 'a pain to … Continue reading

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Waffles 101


  Along with stand mixers and fondue sets, waffle irons are more than likely collecting dust in a corner of many of our pantries. Waffles get a bad rap as 'food that's not good for you,' and 'a pain to … Continue reading

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Ginger Ale II


If you missed our original home ginger recipe, I can tell you it was a huge hit. That said, there's Alaways room for improvement. Specifically, while the ginger taste was front and center, we found that honey not only added … Continue reading

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Real Deal Alfredo


  Alert reader Ian asks; ‘What’s the trick to making great Alfredo sauce? It never seems to come out nice and thick and creamy when I try to make it.” It’s a great question, because as simple as great Alfredo … Continue reading

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Instagram Me!


Hey, if you like what you’re seeing here at UrbanMonique, give us a follow on Instagram; you’ll catch first peeks of recipes in progress, and some cool shots of things that don’t always make it to the site.

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