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Oatmeal Cake with Coconut Pecan Frosting

My father in law is a huge fan of desserts, so he is very lucky that his wife Coleen is an excellent baker. When we were visiting them in Idaho a few weeks ago, Coleen made several mouth watering...

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Asparagus Summer Salad

I found a really delicious looking recipe for a summer salad in Sunset Magazine and instantly knew I would make it. I adapted the recipe a bit by using the fresh herbs I had on hand and reducing the...

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Lemon and Fresh Thyme Roasted Chicken

I had a ton of fresh thyme growing that I needed to use up. I love lemon and thyme together so I decided to roast a chicken using those ingredients. I wanted to keep the flavors simple so I...

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Sweet Corn with Cilantro Lime Butter and Cotija Cheese

I’ve been wanting to make corn with cilantro, lime and cotija cheese for a long time. I bought some sweet corn and decided to finally give it a try. I loved the flavor of the cilantro lime butter on...

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Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

We’re back from vacation. It took me a few days to get back into the swing of things but now I am feeling back to normal. We had a wonderful trip to Idaho visiting all of our family and...

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Ricotta Stuffed Tomatoes

I remember seeing these stuffed tomatoes on the Pioneer Woman’s site a long time ago and they looked so good. I recently saw them again on Stacey Snacks and knew I would make them. These stuffed tomatoes were quite...

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Orange Thai Flank Steak

I saw this recipe on OurBestBites.com and knew I would be making it for dinner because I had all the ingredients on hand and a flank steak thawing in the refrigerator. The marinade tasted so delicious, it was a...

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Portobello Mushroom Pizzettas

I saw some beautiful portobello mushrooms at Trader Joe’s and instantly thought they would make tasty pizzas or pizzettas. My kids were very excited to make their own creations. It was extremely easy to make and loads of fun...

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Pork Tenderloin with Maple Glaze

My dear friend Sara told me she makes her pork tenderloin with a maple dijon marinade and it sounded delicious so I started searching the Internet for recipes. I found this Bon App├ętit recipe at Epicurious and only adapted...

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Roasted Asparagus and Grape Tomatoes with Asiago Cheese

I am back from my trip and had an excellent time. Eight children with four women can be a bit hectic and LOUD but a good time was had by all. It was nice to get away with my...