Strawberry Ginger Date Bars (Gluten-Free)

Make these bars for your Memorial Day picnics! They’re perfectly festive and freeze well so you can make them in advance. I made these bars on a whim after bringing home 2 pints of strawberries from the farmer’s market. I […]

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Parmesan Crusted Pork Sandwiches with Roasted Red Pepper & Broccoli Rabe Pesto

Parmesan Crusted Pork Sandwiches with Roasted Red Pepper & Broccoli Rabe Pesto

Brace yourself. This recipe reads like a marathon, but it’s more like a 5k fun-run that has short cuts. You can break up the parts over a few days if you don’t want to spend the whole evening in the kitchen. […]

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Tomato, Leek & Greens Frittata 

Tomato, Leek & Greens Frittata 

The best frittata I’ve ever eaten. I made this frittata to celebrate snowzilla aka #Blizzard2016 but it also happens to be #NationalBreakfastWeek so this is an all around win. It’s also the most delicious, flavorful egg dish I’ve eaten in a while […]

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Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

If you’re on sweet potato duty for the Thanksgiving feast, this is an easy dish to tackle. It’s almost foolproof, so long as you don’t leave the skins on your yams, and it’s pretty versatile. Don’t fret if you don’t […]

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Dorie Greenspan’s Chocolate Almond Toffee aka Heath Bars

Dorie Greenspan’s Chocolate Almond Toffee aka Heath Bars

So much has been going on lately that I have neglected the blog and boy have I missed this space! During my hiatus, I had a small revelation… and also my camera broke. But that’s ok because I think it helped […]

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Nanaimo Bar

Nanaimo Bar

My new favorite no-bake bar. ^^Not ground beef, I swear Has anyone ever heard of a Nanaimo bar? I was intrigued when flipping through a 1988 collective style cookbook of “food editor’s favorites” (that set me back $1.49 at the thrift […]

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Spinach Garbanzo Basil Dip

This is one of those healthy, versatile recipes where you don’t really need to measure anything. Precision is not imperative. It’s a great thing. I ate it as a dip with chips today but the other day I put it […]

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake + Banana Buttercream & an Almon Engagement

“Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.” -Frida Kahlo   We were all expecting it to happen ever since Dan moved out to Colorado, we just didn’t know exactly when. That is, until he excitedly […]

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Ina’s Chocolate Cake + Quick Cream Cheese Buttercream

The glaring asymmetrical frosting job on this naked cake irks me so much that I almost didn’t post it. But for the sake of Ina, (and virtual proof of something I should never do again) I have decided to post it anyway. I have a sneaky suspicion that the […]

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Israeli Couscous, Spiced Lamb and Veggie Bowl with Tahini Yogurt

Israeli Couscous, Spiced Lamb and Veggie Bowl with Tahini Yogurt

My current cookbook collection runs the gamut of sweet and savory styles covering a variety of cuisines and topics from the 99 cent Food Editor’s Favorites: Cookies! thrift store steal to the hefty classic, Essential Pepin. I try to rotate the books between my kitchen and living room […]

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