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Picking Our Random Recipe for April

February was my first month participating in a fun event - Random Recipes - that I discovered on Belleau Kitchen. Dominic had teamed up with the We Should Cocoa event and I made a Chocolate Truffle Tart.

We took last month off. But we're back with a vengeance! Here's his invitation for April's Event: A is for Alphabakes, co-hosted this month by Ros of The More Than Occasional Baker and Caroline of Caroline Makes.


We picked our recipe tonight. Here's how we did it...

I selected six cookbooks and assigned two cookbooks to each family member (minus my husband who was busy doing homework) who selected a number between one and ten.

Riley wasn't too excited that he had The Artful Vegan; he's a dedicated omnivore!



Everyone flipped to the index - letter A - and wrote down the recipe that corresponded to their number.




We ended up with Roasted Broccoli with Almonds, Honey-Allspice Cake, Vanilla-Lavender Aioli, Albondigas, Crispy Spice-Brined Pecans, and Asparagus-Crab Soup. Then I put them all in a bowl and we drew the winner. 


The recipe we picked will remain a secret till I post the recipe before the end of the month.


But I will disclose that we are cooking from The Artful Vegan! Sorry, Riley! No, in all seriousness, this recipe will be delicious. I'm excited about it.

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