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Chicken Piccata Watercress Salad

When Solatacress sent me their amazing watercress, my wheels started turning. I knew it needed to be the main star, but also deserved to be topped with some MAJOR goodness. So, here it is, my Chicken Piccata Watercress Salad! Details on this Mom Uptown…

November 20, 2020
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Roasted Butternut Squash with Tahini Sauce

This seemed like right out of an Ottolenghi cookbook, but nope, this side for Roasted Butternut Squash with Tahini Sauce is all Real Simple! It went nicely next to my weekly salmon fillet, but it probably could have been a meal in itself! Details…

November 15, 2020
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Sticky Orange Chicken with Caramelized Onions and Fennel

We’re 2/2 so far! Amanda Haas recipes are delicious! This Sticky Orange Chicken with Caramelized Onions and Fennel is super flavorful and feels a little restaurant quality! Details and recipe below!  Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: So flavorful! I wanted to…

November 11, 2020
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Sweet-and-Sour Chicken-Noodle Bowl

I was really looking forward to a simple and light dinner like this Sweet-and-Sour Chicken-Noodle Bowl from Martha Stewart Living, but this recipe fell a little flat. Details below on what went wrong and how to make it go better! Rating: C+ How to…

November 9, 2020
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Brussels Sprouts Pizza Carbonara

It’s the night before the election! Call this stress eating, call this a big pizza hug, call it whatever you want, but make sure you call it delicious! From Ina Garten’s new cookbook, this recipe for Brussels Sprouts Pizza Carbonara is extra-special! Details below!…

November 2, 2020
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Herby Pumpkin Seeds

I had to try out a savory seed recipe this jack-o-lantern season! I chose Martha Stewart Living’s Herby Pumpkin Seeds, and, boy, are they tasty! Details below on this fall snack! Rating: A How to make it an A+: So good. My husband has…

October 30, 2020
Cooking Mom Uptown Recipes

Pumpkin Seed Trail Mix

I’m always on a salty-sweet kick! And if nuts can make a good trail mix, why not pumpkin seeds?! I put together this super-simple Pumpkin Seed Trail Mix in just minutes! Details below Makes 1.5 Cups Active Time: <5 minutes  Total Time: <5 minutes…

October 30, 2020
Cooking Mom Uptown Recipes

Pumpkin Seed Brittle

Candied nuts are such a treat, so of course I had to take the tasty caramelized coating and cover some pumpkin seeds! Details below on how to give your pumpkin seeds an extra crunch! Makes 1.5 Cups Active Time: 10 minutes  Total Time, Including…

October 30, 2020
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Sweet-Potato Turkey Chili with Cilantro Oil and Pepitas

Such a privilege to not only be sent Amanda Haas’s cookbook, but to get to cook alongside her for a Hey Mama event! Tonight, on my own, I tried out her Sweet-Potato Turkey Chili with Cilantro Oil and Pepitas! This dish was fabulous–just the…

October 28, 2020
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Slow-Cooker Ragù with Spaghetti Squash

What a cozy weeknight meal! Not much beats a slow cooker this time of year. It fills the house with delicious aromas and really ups the cold-weather comfort level. This recipe for Slow-Cooker Ragù with Spaghetti Squash, from Real Simple, is a healthier take…

October 25, 2020