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Italian Chicken Sandwiches (and a Kitchen Gadget Gift Basket Sweepstakes!)

30 comments August 27, 2014

When I was a kid, my mom used to make a sweet and sour chicken dish that was breaded, fried, and mixed together with pineapple chunks, bell peppers, and onions. […]

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Vegetarian Breakfast Sandwich (and a $100 Visa gift card Sweepstakes!)

103 comments August 11, 2014

It’s hard to believe that there was once a time I couldn’t cook anything other than a baked potato or Top Ramen. Not wouldn’t…couldn’t. I still love a baked potato […]

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Summer Gazpacho with Grilled Shrimp

12 comments July 8, 2014

My constant struggle in summer is not wanting to turn on the oven or stove…but also wanting to use my outdoor grill. No biggie, right? Except it’s 105 degrees with […]

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Chocolate-Hazelnut Coffee Cake (and a KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway!)

28 comments June 29, 2014

Haley: will I like this cake? Me: of course. Why wouldn’t you? Haley: because it has coffee in it, right? Me: actually no. Haley: then why do they call it […]

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Kicked up Maple Meringues with Dark Chocolate

22 comments June 27, 2014

Last day of my Tabasco 10 challenge! And I saved dessert for last – although trust me, I almost led the week with this. Because…dessert. Holy cow, friends. It’s hard […]

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Toasted Brioche Egg Cups

13 comments June 26, 2014

Day 4 of my Tabasco recipe challenge! These egg cups were actually the first idea that came to mind when I saw the list of ingredients I had to work […]

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Spicy Roasted Eggplant and Cherry Tomatoes

9 comments June 25, 2014

This post is sponsored by Tabasco. A product we love and use regularly! There are three things you must know. 1. Eggplant is actually a fruit, not a vegetable. (Just found this out. […]

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Swordfish with Charred Tomatoes and Herbs

7 comments June 24, 2014

This post is sponsored by Tabasco. A product we love and use regularly! In order to get my kids on board with fish, I usually have to cook drown it in […]

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(Panzanella) Bread and Tomato Salad

7 comments June 23, 2014

This post is sponsored by Tabasco. A product we love and use regularly! There’s nothing like participating in a recipe creation challenge which doesn’t allow the use of broth, wine, […]

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Tabasco 10 Ingredient Challenge

6 comments June 22, 2014

Hey friends! I have an active week ahead. For those of you who wish I posted recipes more often, you’re in luck – I’ll have something new every single day […]

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Strawberry Jam Yogurt Pops

11 comments June 21, 2014

So, I’m a little bit popsicle obsessed. It happens. Especially when you live in a HOT climate. You know, the kind where the temps reach well into the 100’s. And […]

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Muffuletta Sandwich and a $25,000 “Make That Sandwich” contest by Mezzetta

June 3, 2014

June. How did that happen??? Only 2 more days of school for us. Between the final weeks of art projects, Open House, tons of half days (which is not a […]

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Spaghetti with Broccoli Pesto

27 comments May 27, 2014

YOU GUYS. I’m in cookbook heaven again. This one is from Donna Hay. You’re all familiar with her, right? – Australian food stylist, author, and magazine editor. Nominated for a […]