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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...

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Time to play!

I am heading to the beach with three of my very close friends, who I have known my entire life. We are leaving our husbands at home to enjoy some peace and quiet while we take our children to...

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Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Mushrooms, Red Onions and Garlic

I know my roasting days are nearing an end because it’s getting hot outside, so I’ve been busily roasting as much as possible while it’s still cool in the evenings. This recipe contains all of my very favorite ingredients...

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White Chocolate, Macadamia Nut and Coconut Cookies

Ever since I made the white chocolate macadamia nut cookies, I couldn’t wait to bake them again because I really wanted to add coconut to them. I decided these cookies would be the perfect final addition to the gift...

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Blueberry Crumb Bars

When looking for other recipes to bake for my kid’s teachers, I stumbled upon Mary’s blueberry crumb bars at One Perfect Bite and knew instantly they would be a great addition to the gift plate. The crumb bars were...

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Chocolate Chip Oreo Cookies

I have made a tradition of baking treats for my children’s teachers at the end of the school year. It’s a great way to bake with my children and to show appreciation for the wonderful people who teach my...