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Slow Cooker Pecan Monkey Bread

I started this Slow Cooker Pecan Monkey Bread, from Savory Online, early Christmas morning and it was ready by late morning for a perfect breakfast treat with our arriving guests. This was definitely a star dish of the day! Rating: A+ How to make…

January 1, 2024
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Coconut Cake

I shared the STEAK, now time for the CAKE in my husband’s Steak & Cake birthday dinner request! For his birthday cake, I chose Ina Garten’s Coconut Cake! It is a big, beautiful cake fit for a special occasion! Details below. Rating: A- How…

September 18, 2023
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Blueberry Tea Cake

There is nothing better than a cheeky breakfast or snack cake hanging around over the weekend. I loved the concept of this Blueberry Tea Cake from Daphne Oz, but it fell a little flat. Details below. Rating: B How to make it an A+:…

April 23, 2023
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French Toast with Whipped Honey and Ricotta Topping

The weekend calls for two-inch thick french toast, doesn’t it?! Chrissy Teigen recipes are always extra-indulgent, making for a great weekend treat, so I was very excited to try her French Toast with Whipped Honey and Ricotta Topping this morning. While it’s not my…

April 24, 2021
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Roasted Butternut Squash with Brown Butter and Sage

More amazingness from Ina Garten’s Modern Comfort Food cookbook! I’m pregnant in the middle of a construction zone, so these simple, warming meals are hitting the spot! Details below! Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: Really nice. Salmon fillets can be roasted…

March 11, 2021
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Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Chipotle Orange Butter

Gosh, I love sweet potatoes! Make them even more dynamic with orange zest, chipotle peppers, and maple syrup, and I am there!! Check out Ina Garten’s Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Chipotle Orange Butter below! Bonus: I have compound butter leftover that I cannot wait…

January 28, 2021
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Warm Lobster Rolls

Lobster felt fancy for New Year’s Eve, but as a pregnant woman, I needed some decent carbs to go with it! Ina Garten’s Warm Lobster Rolls were a perfect choice! Details below. Rating: A How to make it an A+: Delicious! While I prefer…

January 3, 2021
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Chicken Piccata Watercress Salad

When Solatacress sent me their amazing watercress, my wheels started turning. I knew it needed to be the main star, but also deserved to be topped with some MAJOR goodness. So, here it is, my Chicken Piccata Watercress Salad! Details on this Mom Uptown…

November 20, 2020
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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
Cooking Mom Uptown Recipes

Cherry Chocolate Crumble

If you’ve been following along, I’ve had some giant bags of frozen fruits that thawed and re-froze into giant bricks after our power outage. Well, to use up the bags I stick them in the refrigerator the night before using, and then put together…

September 13, 2020