Out of Commission

Out of Commission

I spent the afternoon at the hospital yesterday due to a little mishap with a very sharp knife. My right index finger has a deep gash that is quite painful and sensitive – I’ll spare you the gory details....

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Zucchini Coins with Marinara and Parmesan

This is my new favorite side dish or appetizer. I created these with some of the leftover marinara, panko crumbs, and Parmesan I used for the Chicken ParmesanI was making for dinner. The zucchini coins were simple and quick...

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Fettuccine with Italian Sausage, Mushrooms, Tomatoes, Spinach, Pine Nuts, and Basil

I loved my Linguine with Turkey Italian Sausage, Tomatoes, Arugula, and Cilienginiso much that I wanted to use the same sauce base for this recipe but with different ingredients. I used what I had on hand and tossed it...

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Homemade Fettuccine

I was recently sent a pasta kit from the folks at Johnsonville. The kit included a pasta machine, a pasta dryer, cheese grater, and meatball former… being a food blogger has great perks! Anyway, I thought I would try...

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Mini Lemon Pies and Mini Cherry Pies

When I saw this recipe on Georgia’s site The Comfort of Cooking, I knew I would be making these beauties immediately. My kids love fruit pies so making them their own perfect little pie made them so happy! My...

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Herb Dinner Rolls

I recently saw a recipe for herb dinner rolls on my friend Marjie’s site which inspired me to make these rolls. I used my Mom’s Dinner Roll recipe and added some fresh basil, fresh parsley, and a bit of...

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Roasted Yams with Maple, Dried Cranberries and Pecans

This side dish is so delicious! The combination of the soft yams with the crunchy pecans, tart cranberries, and sweet maple is wonderful. I love how easy it is to make and that it has very little clean up....

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Tomato Tian

Here’s another wonderful side dish for the holidays. I love making Vegetable Tianbut this time I decided to keep it all about the tomatoes. I picked up some beautiful yellow tomatoes at the store recently and decided to make...

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Green Bean and Mushroom Casserole

I won’t be cooking Thanksgiving dinner this year because we are heading to a friend’s house to enjoy her amazing cooking. I decided since I wouldn’t be cooking a turkey feast to share with you all, I could at...

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Potato Crab Chowder

I got three different meals out of one can of crab – I love that! For the last crab recipe I decided to make a Cooking Light Potato Crab Chowder I found on Myrecipes. It looked hearty, filling, and...