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    Three-Ingredient Chocolate Mousse with Salty Rice Krispies-Hazelnut Crackle

    December 8, 2021

    That’s a lot to say. Three-Ingredient Chocolate Mousse with Salty Rice Krispies-Hazelnut Crackle. But, it’s accurate! This recipe, from Chrissy Teigen, was super-easy, and a nice make-ahead treat, but didn’t offer the “wow factor” I desired. Details below. Rating: B How to make it an A+: Just okay. Very easy, and nice presentation, but I think I would prefer a pudding over a mousse. I’d also skip the baking soda in the crackle. I prefer a candied, less crisped texture…

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    Pumpkin Pie French Toast Oatmeal Bake

    I love a warming, but healthy, Sunday breakfast! Joy Bauer is knows for easy and healthy recipes the whole family can enjoy! This Pumpkin Pie French Toast Oatmeal Bake is no exception! Rating: A…

    December 5, 2021
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    Bacon-Cheeseburger Meatloaf

    Winter means some stodgy, cozy food. This Bacon-Cheeseburger Meatloaf, served on buns, from Martha Stewart Living is like a big hug after a long day! Details below! Rating: B+ How to make it an…

    December 1, 2021
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    Thanksgiving Dinner 2021

    Happy Thanksgiving! I’m still very full and very thankful over here! We hosted a dinner indoors for the first time in almost two years! Last year, Thanksgiving was a lot of work, between going…

    November 26, 2021
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    Broccoli Soup with Cheddar Croutons

    It’s soup season! It’s also Thanksgiving week so “make something very easy so you can cook everything else all week” season! Check out this quick and tasty Broccoli Soup with Cheddar Croutons, from Real…

    November 22, 2021
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    Little Kids’ Holiday Gift Guide

    So if you’ve been following for some time, you know that every year I post what I’m getting my kids for Christmas. So it’s always the ages and genders that I have going on…

    November 21, 2021
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    Weeknight Vegetarian Chili

    Looking for a meat-free meal that doesn’t leave you wanting more? Check out this Weeknight Vegetarian Chili from Martha Stewart Living! A flavorful mix of beans topped with all the classics. Details below! Rating:…

    November 15, 2021
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    Beef-Mushroom Sloppy Joes

    I think a good Sloppy Joe is up there for one of my favorite comfort foods! These Beef-Mushroom Sloppy Joes, from Food Network Magazine, sound different, but they’re just a really good representation of…

    November 10, 2021
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    15 Toxin-Reducing Swaps for Kids

    Toxins are everywhere. We know this. They’re in the air, the food, the water, the earth. Sometimes it seems like we just cannot do right by our kids. And, right when we think we…

    November 8, 2021