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easy summer app | cantaloupe skewers

daisi - July 26, 2014
cantaloupe skewers

  We were hosting dinner club and I needed a quick and light appetizer, as we were having bratwurst and mac and cheese for dinner (very heavy). A quick search of my pinterest board, found me these little cantaloupe, mozzarella, prosciutto skewers from the Comfort of Cooking site. I gave it my own spin by using basil instead of parsley. I also considered making the melon …

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my april menu

daisi - May 9, 2013
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April was a crazy busy month. We had a wedding in Marfa (a friend recaps it here), a surprise 40th birthday and we spent A LOT of time unpacking in the new house (still a lot more to do).  Not a lot of cooking happened in the beginning since my kitchen was all in boxes, but it was the first room completely ready and I couldn’t wait to …

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the best of 2012

daisi - December 30, 2012
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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 and such. The smoothie is easy and healthy and a …

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Four-Cheese Pizza

daisi - September 3, 2012
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This pizza also came from the Bride & Groom First and Forever Cookbook that we received as a wedding gift. [click here to buy] The cheese combination is very unique and scrumptious. All you need to do is prepare your favorite pizza dough, which can be homemade or store bought. I know you can buy the fresh pizza dough from Whole Foods or maybe even …

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salami & mozzarella calzone

daisi - June 10, 2012
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Last week I was on a carbohydrate kick and happened to have some leftover pizza dough in the freezer so I decided to attempt my very first calzone. I started with this recipe from Food Network and altered it based on the reviews and my personal taste. The flavors of this calzone are spot-on… salty, cheesy, meaty, yummy. Unfortunately, my pizza dough was a little …

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menu recap [week 22]

daisi - June 2, 2012
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Now that I’m done planning a wedding, I can start cooking again! To say I’m excited would be an understatement. Our house is finally a LITTLE more organized, still working on getting it completely back to normal, but at least we have a kitchen & dining room table again. Monday: Garlic Spaghetti with Roasted Vegetables On one of my days off, I caught an episode …

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