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Summer Gazpacho with Grilled Shrimp (and an OXO Grilling Tools Giveaway!)

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

11 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 […]

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Strawberry Pie and an Incredible OXO Giveaway!

41 comments May 19, 2014

There are a few certainties for me every single day. I will eat something delicious, someone will make me laugh out loud, Paul will pinch my bottom, Haley will absolutely […]

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Simple Spanish Rice and a Zojirushi Rice Cooker Giveaway!

13 comments April 29, 2014

I absolutely love rice. Most grains, really. I grew up on them. My mom was always making stir-fry recipes, pilaf, or Spanish rice (although I think she made hers with […]