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Pea Soup with Rolled Goat’s Cheese Croutons

If you’ve been following along, you know that Yotam Ottolenghi is in my top five chefs of all time. His recipes and restaurants are almost always an A+ in my book. This Pea Soup with Rolled Goat’s Cheese Croutons is no exception. I could…

December 5, 2019
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Farro Bowl with Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Real Simple is always good for a quick, tasty meal, but this one also has a make-ahead feature. This Farro Bowl with Pomegranate Vinaigrette, from Real Simple magazine, can be served warm, cold, or at room temperature, which makes it an easy choice for…

December 4, 2019
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Slow Cooker Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Casserole

A couple cheeky tubes of refrigerated cinnamon rolls get an upgrade with this recipe for Slow Cooker Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Casserole, from Ann’s Entitled Life. Random find, I think probably Facebook click-bait, but, hey, it was delicious!! Think cinnamon rolls meet monkey bread in…

December 1, 2019
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Baked Eggs with Farmhouse Cheddar and Potatoes

My casual, early-Christmas brunch continued with these Baked Eggs with Farmhouse Cheddar and Potatoes, from Food Network. (I spotted these in one of their calendars originally, actually, but below is the online link!) so go ahead and make this simple dish for your next…

December 1, 2019
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Coffee-Glazed Nuts

I love having a little something to snack on when guests come. Nuts are perfect for any time of day, and in this case, the start to a casual, four-person brunch. These Coffee-Glazed Nuts, from Real Simple magazine, are the perfect little pick-me-up to…

December 1, 2019
Cooking Mom Uptown Recipes

Apple-Cranberry Pie

Sure, an apple pie is classic, but I like to balance out the sweetness with a little tart. And what is more festive this time of year than cranberries?! I also give a nod to my grandmother’s favorite pie addition–tapioca pearls–for the perfect thickening…

November 27, 2019
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Spiced Lentil Soup with Walnuts and Cilantro

A long day after a long night called for something cozy and quick! This Spiced Lentil Soup with Walnuts and Cilantro, from Real Simple magazine, fit the bill, and just might be the perfect fall soup! Try this unique recipe below. Enjoy! Rating: A+…

November 26, 2019
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Pumpkin Crunch Cake

I think I stumbled upon this recipe from My Baking Addiction when I was hungry scrolling through Facebook one day. It was one of those shared, decadent, dream recipes that you screenshot and almost never get around to making. Well, until it’s a rainy…

November 25, 2019
Cooking

Sweet Potato Gratin

Even though this Sweet Potato Gratin, from AllRecipes, was perfectly acceptable as my weeknight side, Thanksgiving is coming! Keep this easy dish on your radar for the biggest Thursday of the year. Sweet potatoes take a basic scalloped potato dish to a whole new…

November 21, 2019