Dark Chocolate Silk Pie Provides a Delicious Escape

I had an absolute, toddler-sized, kicking and screaming, meltdown yesterday. Luckily, I was alone at the time. Well, Errol was there, and he immediately moved to his old man chair ...

Roasted New Potatoes

We moved to a new city in January and have only gone to the farmers market twice since then. Awful. We found a Sunday farmers market when we first moved ...

Creamy Orange Popsicles (another Orange Julius recipe)

If you’re thinking my Orange Julius cravings have ended, then I’m happy to report that you are sorely mistaken. I still can’t get enough of this creamy deliciousness. I bring ...

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Deviled Eggs for Cory

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The Orange Julius Equation

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Easy Green Party Salad with Honey Orange Vinaigrette

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Mango Basil Coconut Ice Cream

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Menu – Family Dinner Book Club

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And Then We Were Four

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Breakfast Crostini

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Double Decker Baked Quesadilla

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April Family Dinner Book Club Selection

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Spinach Basil Pesto

I am ready for Spring to well, uh, spring! The official first day of Spring is next week, March 20th, and I am here to help you ring in the new season with something fresh, flavorful and actually quite healthy. Spinach Basil Pesto. Also, it’s the only green thing currently in my post queue and […]

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Tortellini Bocconcini Insalata di Pasta aka Tortellini Pasta Salad

Tortellini Bocconcini Insalata di Pasta. Has a nice Italian ring to it, doesn’t it? Don’t be fooled, this is not an authentic Italian recipe, I just like the way that title sounds when I say it with a thick Italian accent. Go ahead, try it. Next, make this pasta salad, and eat it for dinner, […]

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Shroomy Truffled Mac and Cheese

There was this thing that happened last week where all these food bloggers came together to make the world a better place by introducing so many recipes for mac and cheese. It was a beautiful thing that I am so proud to have been a part of, and it has inspired me to continue developing […]

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Roasted Poblano and Goat Cheese Mac

Who doesn’t love macaroni and cheese?! If this isn’t something you crave at least weekly, then I dare say you may not be human. I have recently started cooking dinner for four, including two little girls, and when asked what we should have for dinner, the answer is almost always “mac and cheese”. This mac […]

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