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my november menu

During November, my kitchen was a tad busier. Of course there was Thanksgiving, but I also hosted 2 family events and Cookbook Club 2.0 so I got to try several new recipes that I’m excited to share. sweet potato & brie flat bread | I made this for our Cookbook Club 2.0. We chose the [...]

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my july/august menu

Summertime cooking is hit or miss for me. It’s so hot, so it’s hard to really want to cook. But this year we got a grill, so that changed things a lot! pepperoni burgers | I really made these in June, but wanted to recap here since I forgot to include it in the June recap. [...]

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my march menu

This is a bit late… I apologize. You know how it goes. Life happens fast and next thing you know it’s May. You blink and you live in a new house. You wake up from a nap and you’re 31. I’ve heard it never slows down, so I’m going to adjust as best I can. [...]

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super bowl suggestions

In case any of you are like me and start thinking of super bowl food late-ish… here are some last minute suggestions from my pinterest board. I can’t promise you I’m making any of these, however, they all look football-approved and rather delicious. Please let me know if you make any of them and the [...]

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the best of 2012

I’ve taken a look back to see what the most popular recipe posts of 2012 were… some are a bit surprising. I had forgotten about some, yeah, my memory is great. Were these some of your favorites as well? {january 2012} Of course January resulted in a healthy breakfast smoothie as everyone was making their resolutions [...]

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pinterest menu recap [week 33]

Last week was FULL of pinterest recipes (follow me on pinterest here). Not sure why… but that’s just how it worked out! Maybe I was in withdrawal after cooking from my cookbooks for the past few weeks. Or maybe pinterest is a little easier for me to peruse during the day to pick out recipes. [...]

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Slow-Cooker Barbecue Baked Beans

Ok, so typically baked beans are well, baked. But if you aren’t one of the lucky ones to have a double oven, then you can’t necessarily make baked beans AND anything else at the same time. I ran into this problem recently when making some barbecue ribs. Of course the perfect side dish for barbecue is baked beans, [...]

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Lime Chicken Melt

I bought double the ingredients for the Chicken & Avocado Salad with Lime & Cilantro I made last week. So later in the week, I re-invented the recipe into a chicken melt. It was the best sandwich I’ve had in quite a while. I’m typically not a fan of hot sandwiches (call me crazy) but for [...]

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crustless quiche with spinach & bacon

So in an attempt to shed some last minute poundage, I went low carb for a week or two before the wedding. A very nice friend of mine found me this crustless quiche recipe on Allrecipes.com and I made it immediately. And how do you make a good recipe great? Add bacon. So that’s exactly [...]

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menu recap [week 19]

This week was a little more successful on the cooking front. I actually planned AND executed two whole meals. Lately, that is quite the accomplishment. Monday: DATE NIGHT – dinner and a movie! Rare for us for sure. We had some leftover funds on an Outback gift card so we went to use it up. [...]

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