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15 Aug: Nutella-Swirled Banana Muffins

Any recipe that uses up too-ripe bananas is a winner, amiright?  I always buy bananas with the intent to eat one a day because I know that’s what I’m supposed to do, but most of the time they just sit on the counter until they are waaaay past ripe and…

Nutella-Swirled Banana Muffins-8
Nutella-Swirled Banana Muffins

Any recipe that uses up too-ripe bananas is a winner, amiright?  I always buy bananas with the intent to eat one a day because I know that’s what I’m supposed to do, but most of the time they just sit on the counter until they are waaaay past ripe and…

Avocado Kale Caesar Salad with Baked Sweet Potato Fries-5
Avocado Kale Caesar with Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Ok, so I fully recognize that many people probably don’t eat salad and fries at the same time as a full meal.  I hadn’t either until this recipe came about and now I wonder why I haven’t done this my whole life, especially when you have a dressing right there…

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On Sundays We Brunch: Series Two

ON SUNDAYS WE BRUNCH IS A WEEKLY COLLECTION OF THOUGHTS, FAVORITES AND LINKS.  FOLLOW ALONG TO DISCOVER NEW THINGS AND REMEMBER OLD ONES! Welcome to On Sundays We Brunch Series Two!  I’m hoping this will be a time for us to talk about life like we’re really sitting together over…

Coconut-Red Curry Noodles Bowls with All the Veggies-2
Coconut-Red Curry Noodle Bowls with All the Veggies

Say hello to one of the best noodle bowls in existence!  Coconut milk and red curry paste combine to one saucy dish and it’s so full of vegetables that your mom will be proud! I sat down to a two-serving bowl with the thought that I could not eat the…

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Birthday Cake Scones

Birthday cake doesn’t have to be reserved for parties!  We can make scones out of it. My love of scones is well-documented here; you can make Toffee-Butterscotch Scones, Coconut-White Chocolate Scones, Raspberry-White Chocolate Scones, Meyer Lemon-Blueberry Buttermilk Scones with Browned Butter Lemon Glaze or, if you’re feeling extra-fancy, this super-popular Cinnamon Scone Bread. Ugh, how I…

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August 2018 Cookbook Clique

CRAVINGS!  We all have ’em, right?!  Like, right now, I’m craving a big, juicy steak.  Maybe a baked potato.  Oooohh, how about a milkshake too? Okay, so Chrissy Teigen knows we all have cravings and she knows how irresistible cravings can be so she went out and gave us a…

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10 May: Harissa

For those who like a little spice, this is a great condiment to have in your refrigerator to add a little umph to whatever you’re making. Harissa is a North African chile pepper and spice paste that shows up frequently in many recipes from that region of the world.  I…

05 Mar: Tomato Sauce with Butter, Onion and Garlic

This is the sauce that makes me literally stand over the pot, eating spoonfuls as it cooks (and barely tasting it because it is so hot, but it’s such a sweet burn).  You need to make this because we’re going to make some meatballs on Wednesday and they must be…

15 Jun: Rhubarb Custard Cake

This cake is my final goodbye to rhubarb for the season.  I hope you can still find some to make this recipe because it’s such a perfect showcase of rhubarb. This is a stand mixer-free wonder: you just need a couple bowls and you’re set.  The lemony cake batter complements…