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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

Sweet Slow Cooker Ham

This Sweet Slow Cooker Ham definitely gets high marks for being SO easy to put together! This AllRecipes ham was such a great one to marinate on Christmas Eve, and throw in the slow cooker on Christmas Day for a no-fuss meal that still…

December 28, 2020

Pulled BBQ Chicken Sandwiches with Pineapple Slaw

Anyone else a HUGE BBQ fan? It was actually my biggest pregnancy craving with my first. It’s fitting that this Pulled BBQ Chicken Sandwiches with Pineapple Slaw recipe came from the Cravings cookbook! It definitely passed my test! Details below for an easy, flavorful…

April 7, 2020
Cooking Mom Uptown Recipes

Ambrosia Cloud Cupcakes

Here’s another Mom Uptown Original Recipe for you! These Ambrosia Cloud Cupcakes pay tribute to the old-school, grandma’s house, family picnic, kid’s favorite/very questionable side dish: Ambrosia Salad! The cupcake version offers a light vanilla cake with all of the Ambrosia staples piled on top!…

August 4, 2019

Brussels Sprouts + Mushroom Tacos with Kale + Pineapple Guacamole

I’ve looked to Clean Cooking magazine a lot this month to help reset my pregnant body after the holidays, and balance out my lack of exercise due to round-the-clock potty training last week. No complaints or sacrifices here, though, because clean cooking includes quality, flavorful ingredients,…

January 30, 2019

Hawaiian Barbecue Pizza

    Hawaiian Pizza seems to be one of those foods that divides people. Some love that salty/sweet combos, and others are totally freaked out by the idea of it. If you’re in the ham/pineapple combo camp, this Hawaiian Barbecue Pizza, from Food Network…

September 28, 2018

Spicy Chicken Rice

    Now back in the U.S., I miss my Waitrose Weekend newspaper. The free, weekly publication was the highlight of my weekly shop. Flipping through tons of recipes, local activities, and attempting to finish one of my favorite pastimes-a crossword puzzle. This recipe, Spicy Chicken…

July 2, 2018