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Roasted Broccoli with Shallots, Pine Nuts and Parmesan

I wanted a simple yet hearty side dish to go with the Apricot-Glazed Chicken Thighs. After looking through my vegetable drawer, I decided on broccoli. It was a very cold and rainy day so I decided to roast the...

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Apricot-Glazed Chicken Thighs

I adapted a recipe I found in Cooking Light – June 2009. I loved how simple and easy this recipe was to make. The chicken thighs were tender and juicy and the apricot glaze was sweet with a nice...

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Turkey and Roast Beef Sandwich with Extra Sharp Cheddar

Sandwiches make me happy. I can trace my love for the sandwich back to my childhood and being at my good friend Molly’s house. Molly had the most wonderful refrigerator that her mother kept filled with fresh cuts of...

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Black Bean and Roasted Anaheim Chile and Bell Pepper Soup

I want to say thank you for your sweet comments about my missing rings. I received a phone call on Saturday afternoon from a gentleman who found two of my rings. We discovered that he had my engagement/wedding ring...

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Flank Steak and Avocado Taco Salad

I marinated some flank steak in my favorite marinade then let everyone decide what they wanted for dinner. My husband and daughter wanted steak burritos and my son wanted steak nachos. I decided on a steak and avocado taco...

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Pomegranate Margarita

I went to the park with a girlfriend and our kids yesterday. We decided to incorporate some exercise into our play time at the park. I took my rings off so I could do pull-ups on the monkey bars,...

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Chocolate Banana Muffins

My kids and I decided to create some muffins together for breakfast. I had two VERY ripe bananas to use up and I thought that instead of regular banana muffins we would try chocolate banana muffins. They were super...

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Barbecue Chicken Pizza

We planned to head to the beach in our motor home for the weekend and spend a few days playing in the surf and sand but instead I got a terrible cold so I ended up staying on our...

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Pumpkin Pie Spiced Waffles

I love getting free samples of different food products, it’s one of the many perks of being a food blogger. I was recently sent a few boxes of different Kodiak Cakes products. My kids were really looking forward to...

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Corned Beef Hash

One of the main reasons I wanted to make a corned beef was to make corned beef hash. I’ve never had it but have always wanted to try it. It was better than I imagined! I diced the potatoes,...