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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…

    November 26, 2019
  • NYC Travel

    Bachelor Dates – Near and Far

    I have always sought out the most unique restaurant experiences and adventures. So much so, that from the beginning of my relationship with my husband, I’ve planned little surprises that I’ve called our Bachelor…

    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…

    November 25, 2019
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    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…

    November 21, 2019
  • Life

    Tiny Toys for Tiny Babies

    While my baby is still a baby, I wanted to share with you my top picks for 0-6 month toys and teethers. I didn’t buy anything new this time around, all of these items…

    November 20, 2019
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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…

    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…

    November 18, 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…

    November 14, 2019