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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 (thanks to the bakery Fabrique in London, which also has…

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 from Whole Foods. They take a few hours, but they…

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 will have you going for seconds! Details below! Rating: A+…

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 intimidated! And, I am typically not a huge ginger fan,…

October 7, 2020
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Turkey-Pumpkin Chili

After last night’s Warm Brussels-Sprout Dip, I served up a big hearty bowl of Real Simple’s Turkey-Pumpkin Chili! It was a lovely meal to have outside on a chilly night in front of a roaring fire. Details below! Rating: B+ How to make it…

October 7, 2020
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Warm Brussels-Sprout Dip

About last night!!! I had a little social distancing shindig that just screamed fall. We sat around a fire and enjoyed three courses of simple, tasty food. First up, this Warm Brussels-Sprout Dip from Martha Stewart Living! Details below! Rating: A- How to make…

October 7, 2020
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Sticky Roasted Carrots with Citrus and Tahini

I have no idea what took me so long to break into Alison Roman’s cookbook that I got for Christmas!! I was just never in the mood. But, if every dish is as tasty as these Sticky Roasted Carrots with Citrus and Tahini, I…

October 4, 2020
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Vanilla Cake Donuts with Maple Glaze

I just love fall baking! It is so nice to have a tasty treat, a mug of something warm, and get cozy under a blanket with my littles! These Vanilla Cake Donuts with Maple Glaze, from Magnolia Table, are pretty tasty, and even more…

October 3, 2020
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Vegetarian Enchiladas Suizas

I would probably choose Mexican as my favorite cuisine, and give me an enchilada, I’m in heaven! So, naturally, I was really excited for a single-pan, vegetarian option like these Vegetarian Enchiladas Suizas from Martha Stewart Living. Unfortunately, they didn’t live up to my…

September 30, 2020
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Almond-Crusted Chicken with Arugula Salad

I’m always looking for a healthy, easy dinner. Aren’t we all? And, yes this one is technically fried in oil, but it’s still gluten-free and includes a big pile of greens. Check out this quick Real Simple recipe below! Rating: B+ How to make…

September 27, 2020