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Double-Chocolate Muffins

These Double-Chocolate Muffins are a great way to get in some healthier ingredients! Swap the butter for avocado, use wheat flour, and enjoy some other healthier swaps in this Martha Stewart Living recipe! Details below! Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: I…

August 7, 2022
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Blue Cornmeal Pancakes

What a perfect and pretty summer, Sunday breakfast! These Blue Cornmeal Pancakes, from AllRecipes, were a hit with the whole family! Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: Really, really delicious, and presents beautifully! PS-Is there anything better than grilled peaches? (Note: The…

July 10, 2022
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Red, White, and Blue Cornbread Trifle

After purchasing some blue cornmeal for another recipe, I decided to spin off my Mom Uptown Original Recipe for a Summer Cornbread Trifle with this Red, White, and Blue Cornbread Trifle! Let me know what you think! Recipe: Serves 8-10 Active Time: 45 minutes…

July 10, 2022
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Brooke’s Best Bombshell Brownies

Brooke’s Best Bombshell Brownies might just be my favorite brownie recipe EVER! Check out the AllRecipes link below! Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: They’re fantastic. The whole family loved! Find the Recipe Here.…

May 22, 2022
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Chicken, Asparagus, and Mushroom Skillet

I love, love chicken in a wine sauce! This Chicken, Asparagus, and Mushroom Skillet ticked that box, and also managed to help me use up some veggies in the fridge. This AllRecipes weeknight meal was a hit! Rating: A- How to make it an…

May 1, 2022
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Cheddar Lasagna Roll Ups

These Cheddar Lasagna Roll Ups are a fun take on a traditional lasagna! This recipe is brought to you by Cabot Cheese, which explains the swap from mozzarella to cheddar. And, I really liked the change! Try it out! Rating: A- How to make…

May 1, 2022
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Sumac-Dusted Salmon With Broccolini

Upgrade your salmon dinner with this Sumac-Dusted Salmon With Broccolini! I gravitated towards this Martha Stewart Living recipe to use up some sumac that was about to expire, but it is definitely one I will be making again! Rating: A+ How to make it…

May 1, 2022
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Carrot Cake with White-Chocolate Frosting

What a spring treat! If you love a carrot cake, try out this Carrot Cake with White-Chocolate Frosting from Martha Stewart! (I added the colored coconut and Cadbury Mini eggs for an Easter effect!) Rating: B+ How to make it an A+: I need…

April 23, 2022
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Spring Minestrone

I don’t think I had ever made a minestrone soup, let along a spring one, but now I have! This Spring Minestrone from Real Simple was just delightful! Especially for a family all coming down from a rough bout with the flu! Rating: A+…

April 10, 2022
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Broccoli-Cheddar Grilled Cheese

This Broccoli-Cheddar Grilled Cheese recipe gave me one of those “Why didn’t I think of that?” moments. Real Simple put a couple favorites together nicely! Rating: B+ How to make it an A+: I would have probably been fine with/preferred just straight broccoli, maybe…

April 10, 2022