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Roasted Winter Root Vegetables with Oven Raclette

Nothing says winter like Raclette, and there is a no more indulgent way to ring in the New Year than to start off with this Roasted Winter Root Vegetables with Oven Raclette from AllRecipes! Rating: A How to make it an A+: I added…

January 2, 2024
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Chocolate-Oat-Date Bars

These Chocolate-Oat-Date Bars, from Real Simple, are my new sweet treat to gift! The puréed dates give the bars a brownie texture, and with the hints of chocolate, you’re not sure what you’re eating! This creative recipe is just delicious. Rating: A+ How to…

August 10, 2023
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Spinach Artie Dip in a Tortilla Bowl

Chrissy Teigen does it again! Her Spinach Artie Dip in a Tortilla Bowl was just perfect for Super Bowl and is now one of my favorites! Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: Just perfect! (Tortilla bowl not necessary!) Find the Recipe Here.…

March 5, 2023
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Elote Jalapeño Poppers

These Elote Jalapeño Poppers were meant as a healthier substitute for us during the Super Bowl, and we were not at all missing the real, unhealthy, breaded thing. Such a good one from Real Simple! Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: So…

March 5, 2023
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Sausage and Kale Stuffed Shells

Can we all take a moment of silence for Martha Stewart Living? Gosh, I will miss that magazine. I have collected years of recipes, and served them at some of my most memorable events. Yes, online will still be there, but it’s not the…

November 13, 2022
Cooking Mom Uptown Recipes

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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Backyard Birthday Dinner Menu

Summer is coming to a close, so I’m trying to get in all the grilling I can while it’s still light and warm enough! This past weekend, two relatives came over for a nice backyard birthday dinner! Easy meals, but an upgrade from your…

August 30, 2021
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Easter Brunch!

What an Easter! Our second in lockdown, and this time I prepared the meal under some loud roof construction, but it was all worth it! See below for detail on our Easter brunch lineup of a Honey-Glazed Spiral Ham and Watercress, Strawberry. and Toasted-Sesame…

April 5, 2021
Cooking Mom Uptown Recipes

Matcha Pudding Tart

Anyone else matcha obsessed?! Green might not be the color of February, but it sure fits right in with this heart-topped Matcha Pudding Tart. The raspberries add a nice dimension of flavor, and a great contrasting color. Check out the recipe below! Recipe Ingredients…

February 13, 2021
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John’s Chili & Frito Pie Bar

Happy Super Bowl! I don’t care about football, but you all know I care about food, so this day is kind of a big deal! I put together John’s Chili & Frito Pie Bar from the Cravings cookbook, and it was a hit! Salty…

February 7, 2021