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Bacon-Potato Soup with Cheddar and Chives

What an ending to the weekend! The weather was on the warmer side for February which meant that we covered a lot of New York City ground! This tired mama didn’t want to prepare anything too crazy, so here is a Bacon-Potato Soup with…

February 23, 2020
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Baby Apple Banana Oat Muffins

I didn’t want to go to a playdate at a friend’s house empty-handed today, but I needed to make sure whatever I made was kid-friendly by today’s standards. That meant no nuts, and MINIMAL sugar. I was a strict no-sugar under two parent, and…

February 19, 2020
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Croissant and Chocolate Bread Pudding

I finished off our special Presidents’ Day Weekend brunch with this Croissant and Chocolate Bread Pudding from Real Simple magazine. Move over pain au chocolats, we’ve added cream, sugar, eggs, and made the most moist and delicious breakfast side imaginable. Details below! Rating: A+…

February 17, 2020
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Cheesy Spicy Breakfast Hash

No brunch is complete without some potato and eggs! Chrissy Teigen, as per usual, doesn’t disappoint with her big flavor Cheesy Spicy Breakfast Hash! Perfect for any day of the week if you’re a fan of peppers, onions, potatoes, eggs, cheese, and FLAVOR! Rating:…

February 17, 2020
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Breakfast Fruit Crunch

A holiday weekend brunch requires some very important categories. A sweet carby dish, some form of eggs and potatoes, a meat side, fruit, and, of course, mimosas. This Breakfast Fruit Crunch, from Ina Garten, ticked the fruit box, and also offered flavorful layers of…

February 17, 2020
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Smoky Turkey Chili

I need to surround myself with a lot of healthy alternatives at this point in my postpartum journey. Mama needs help! So I was so happy to find this Smoky Turkey Chili with obviously turkey, but also sweet potatoes, and a nice mix of…

February 15, 2020
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Pasta with Garlic Breadcrumbs and Asparagus

Who doesn’t love garlic and bread?! And, don’t worry, putting them over pasta is not just for Mac’ & Cheese anymore! Try this Mom Uptown Original Recipe for Pasta with Garlic Breadcrumbs and Asparagus. Scale the recipe to use up any leftover bread, or…

February 11, 2020
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Coconut Macaroons

Murray Jaffe’s The Perfect Recipe Baking Book is the first cookbook I ever received as a gift. My teenage self was thrilled to try baking for the first time, and now, decades later, this book still does not disappoint. You won’t find a lot…

February 9, 2020
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Tofu and Summer Vegetable Curry

To me, eggplants, zucchini, and green beans can be enjoyed all year long. So, look at me, making this Tofu and Summer Vegetable Curry in the middle of winter. YOLO. If you too want to live on the wild side, check out this Bon…

February 6, 2020
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Pan-Fried Chicken with Lemony Roasted Broccoli

This weeknight meal feels gourmet, but it just might be the easiest dish you make all week. The standout sauce in this Pan-Fried Chicken with Lemony Roasted Broccoli is just delicious, and looks like that little bit of extra effort that you would see…

February 4, 2020