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Cauliflower Cheese with Gruyère and Beer

Three things I’m a sucker for: cauliflower, cheese, and beer. So clearly this Cauliflower Cheese with Gruyère and Beer, from Waitrose Food magazine, was right up my alley. But, seriously, this time of year demands some sort of creamy cauliflower on the dinner or…

November 19, 2019
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Thai Beef Salad

This Thai Beef Salad, from Real Simple magazine, is phenomenal. The meat is cooked perfectly, and soaks up the tasty dressing in each bite. The greens? A bonus! Details below. Rating: A How to make it an A+: This gets an A+ for flavor,…

November 18, 2019
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Elvis’s Peanut Butter and Bacon Pancakes

Elvis was rumored to love a peanut butter, bacon, and banana sandwich, so to pay tribute to the King (for no apparent reason) I’ve put together these Elvis’s Peanut Butter and Bacon Pancakes! Candied, spicy bacon, honey butter caramelized bananas, and Nestlé Toll House…

November 17, 2019
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Salt-and-Pepper Shrimp with Cucumber Salad

I don’t make a ton of shrimp. Primarily because I hate reheating it and love to make a four-person recipe so I can have leftovers the next day! If you’re like me, make an exception or halve this recipe. It is so, so worth…

November 14, 2019
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Sausage-and-Kale Stuffed Shells

Everything about these Sausage-and-Kale Stuffed Shells, from Martha Stewart Living, is perfection. Flavorful, rich, cheesy, easy, delicious–all with freezing capabilities. So make it ahead, make it for a friend, make it tonight, make it for a party, make it to leave behind when you…

November 12, 2019
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Tikka Masala

I’ve always enjoyed Indian food, but living in England is where my passion for the cuisine really began. Curries are found everywhere over there–in a basic “pie shop,” on baked potatoes, in a cafe sandwich, on a street corner, or at a fine dining…

November 12, 2019
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Carrot Cake Muffins with Cinnamon Glaze

I love the flavors of fall, and any sort of cinnamon-spiced baked good. These Carrot Cake Muffins with Cinnamon Glaze, from AllRecipes, fit right in and are a perfect crisp fall afternoon, cheeky snack. Give it a healthier star by following the modifications below.…

November 9, 2019
Cooking Mom Uptown Recipes

Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Bread

All of these Nestlé Toll House Morsels are making my wheels turn! What better flavor to represent my favorite cooking season than pumpkin?! Pumpkin combined with chocolate–yes, please! Here is my super-moist, Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Bread. Enjoy for dessert, breakfast, snack time…whenever! Rating: A+…

November 8, 2019
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Brussels-Sprout Tacos

Taco Tuesday with a twist, today! Brussels-Sprout Tacos from Martha Stewart Living for a flavorful, spicy, sweet, vegan pocket of goodness. Details below on this oh, so simple weeknight meal! Rating: A How to make it an A+: The flavors are amaaayyyyzing, but I…

November 6, 2019
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Lemon Parmesan Kale Salad

Who likes to reset their bodies on Mondays?! I do! New week, new mindset. And what better way to set the tone for the week than with this extremely simple, delicious Lemon Parmesan Kale Salad from Gimme Some Oven? Details below… Rating: A+ How…

November 5, 2019