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Recipe Fails in 2014

40 comments December 30, 2014

One of my wonderful readers said to me a few months ago, “I love your food, Amy. I bet you never make anything bad.” And then I laughed for about […]

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Lemon Gooey Bars

8 comments December 28, 2014

First time I ever ate (or even heard of) a gooey bar was last summer at Dorothy’s house, and Trish brought these. Trevor came running from the other room (the […]

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Top 10 Reader Favorite Recipes for 2014

15 comments December 22, 2014

I know I say this every year, but OMG. How is it already the end of December?! 2014 just flew by. It’s been another 12 months of deliciousness and I […]

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A Simple Way To Keep Your Kids Believing in Santa A While Longer!

11 comments December 20, 2014

We’re on the tail end of Haley believing in Santa. She’s 8 1/2 and questioning everything (thank you kids at school!) I’ve been sort of sad about it. I don’t […]

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Cannoli Dip

25 comments December 18, 2014

Aaaaaand my pants are tight. Mid-December. Ya. Seems about right. The last couple of weeks have seen copious amounts of cookies, fudge, and chocolate bark coming out of my kitchen. […]

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Peppermint Snowcap Meringues

10 comments December 16, 2014

Every year the kids’ school does several fundraisers (of course) – I have 3 favorites: the Fall Festival, with games, music, and a silent auction for amazing gift baskets. The […]

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Chocolate Chip Coffee Muffins

41 comments December 14, 2014

This recipe was developed by me for Bob’s Red Mill. All opinions are 100% my own. Thank you for helping to support the brands that I love! I buy several […]

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Beginner’s Focaccia with Pesto

December 11, 2014

Baking yeast bread has been on my bucket list forever. I’ve talked about it, I’ve made comments about it, I’ve joked about it, I’ve threatened to do it! But…never have. […]

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French Fries and Dipping Sauces – 5 ways!

December 9, 2014

So. We ate french fries all last week. Life could be worse, right? When Alexia Foods asked if I wanted to partner on some recipe development, it was like Santa […]

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{Make-Ahead} Amaretto Brioche Bake Casserole

40 comments December 7, 2014

Oh my goodness, you guys. I can’t stop crying. We put the tree up. I cried. We put the stockings up. I cried. Haley told me she loved me…unsolicited. I […]

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Cumin Seared Pork Tenderloin with Raisin Pine Nut Relish

28 comments December 4, 2014

I love this dinner so much, I made it twice in one week. That was back in October, and I’ve since made it two more times! Unprecedented in the food […]

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Deep-Dish Chocolate Caramel Cookies

December 2, 2014

Every once in a while a product comes along that sort of blows your mind. And at the same time, you’re like, “Why didn’t this exist sooner?” Nestlé Toll House®. […]

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10 Easy and Delicious Dinners in 30 Minutes or Less!

10 comments November 28, 2014

Are you all exhausted? From the holiday, or just in general… I have to say that making a ham for Thanksgiving this year was better on so many levels! Less […]