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The Best Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

May 25, 2017
The Best Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

Fresh strawberries are only available for a few fleeting weeks every year. And I believe in taking as much advantage of those weeks as possible. When I was young, my mom would make strawberry shortcake at the start of every…

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Sun-Dried Tomato and Feta Tortilla Rollups

May 18, 2017
Sun-Dried Tomato and Feta Tortilla Rollups

Growing up in Wisconsin, large family gatherings occurred quite often, pretty much monthly. And that could mean 20-30 people in one place, which is obviously a lot of mouths to feed. Typically these gatherings were potluck-style, so everyone brought their…

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Easy Baked Apple Pancake

May 11, 2017
Easy Baked Apple Pancake

In case you need a reminder, Mother’s Day is this Sunday. And I have got a recipe, THE recipe, for all dads and partners out there, a recipe that the whole family will eat. Three easy steps and you can…

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White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Bars

April 13, 2017
White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Bars

No one ever told me that turning cookies into bars takes half the time and effort, and tastes just as excellent. You can see for yourself. In today’s recipe, the simple, classic combination of white chocolate and macadamia nuts (one…

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How to Make Your Own Pesto

April 6, 2017
How to Make Your Own Pesto

So fresh and so green, green. Learn how to make your very own pesto at home – all it takes is five minutes. Greens, nuts, and cheese are ground into a paste, and then thinned out with a little olive…

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Baked Oatmeal with Berries

March 30, 2017
Baked Oatmeal with Berries

I’ve never understood the concept of being a morning person. I can barely form words for the first hour I’m awake, much less make plans or (God forbid) exercise. My husband knows by now not to ask me any questions…

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Pan-Roasted Sausage and Veggies

March 12, 2017
Pan-Roasted Sausage and Veggies

There are some recipes, where you just sort of face palm for not thinking of earlier. For example: hey, I’ve got these sweet potatoes and Brussels sprouts, why don’t I just throw a couple more ingredients on the pan and…

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Simple Shakshuka

March 2, 2017
Simple Shakshuka

Shaka what? Shakshuka is the North African breakfast dish you’ve never heard of, but should make for brunch this weekend. Saucy goodness, in one skillet. Is it a breakfast food, is it a dinner food? Who can really say? I…

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What’s New DC

February 16, 2017
What’s New DC

This post is part of my occasional round of updates for what’s happening in my city. So grab a cup of coffee or tea, and let’s catch up about things to do in DC. Here’s what’s new this February: You…

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