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    Split Pea Soup with Crispy Kielbasa

    October 20, 2020

    I am just obsessed with Ina Garten’s new cookbook: Modern Comfort Food. Everything looks as to die for as, say, the Cravings cookbook series, but without the ridiculousness. Just reliable classics, with that Barefoot Contessa twist! Check out Ina’s Split Pea Soup with Crispy Kielbasa below for a flavorful, slow-cooking soup! Rating: A- How to make it an A+: It’s actually really delicious. I do have to offer a couple tweaks, though. First, my peas needed to cook for much…

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    Baked Pumpkin Doughnuts with Pepita Sugar

    My goodnessssss, these are GOOD! My husband looked at me after taking a bite and said “Oh yeahhhh.” If you want your husband,, family, self to have a similar reaction today, make these Baked…

    October 18, 2020
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    12-18 Month Toddler Toys

    The first two years of a child’s life are incredible. The amount they grow and change, while developing their own personalities is such a privilege to witness. Unfortunately, all that changing means they are…

    October 16, 2020
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    Curry Rice Vermicelli

    Yum, yum. You have to love a quick stir fry! Soft noodles, a spicy kick, and a lot of variety in one bowl! This Curry Rice Vermicelli, from Real Simple magazine, is very tasty…

    October 14, 2020
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    Ma Halima’s Beef Suqaar

    I think this might be the first Somalian dish I’ve ever prepared and it is good! This Beef Suqaar, from Ma Halima via Martha Stewart Living, is very simple, with a short ingredient list,…

    October 13, 2020
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    Sheet Pan Apple Crisp

    Real Simple’s Sheet Pan Apple Crisp boasts how it’s heavy on the topping since that’s the best part, and it is not wrong! Also, cardamom is one of my favorite additions to baked goods…

    October 11, 2020
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    Baked Apple Chips

    The girls were eating the orchard apples faster than I could bake with them, but I did get to sneak away a bunch for a couple new recipes. First up, these Baked Apple Chips…

    October 11, 2020
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    Shells with Broccoli Rabe & Pancetta

    Looking for a simple, flavorful pasta dish? Check out these Shells with Broccoli Rabe & Pancetta from Ina Garten’s Cook Like a Pro cookbook! It seems basic at first, but a wide-range of flavors…

    October 8, 2020
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    Pumpkin Roulade

    After last night’s Warm Brussels-Sprout Dip and Turkey-Pumpkin Chili, the grand finale was Ina Garten’s Pumpkin Roulade! What a beautiful way to enjoy pumpkin! If you haven’t made a dessert roll before, do not be…

    October 7, 2020