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Spatchcocked Roasted Chicken with Tomatoes, Garlic, and Fresh Basil

I learned about spatchcocking chicken from my friends Marjie and Chris and I’ve been wanting to try it for a long time. I found this Martha Stewart recipe that looked wonderful so I finally decided to give it a...

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Butternut Squash Ravioli with a Butter Sage Sauce and Parmesan Cheese

I have been so busy getting ready for the upcoming holiday that I haven’t had a lot of time to cook big meals. I recently found this butternut squash ravioli at Trader Joe’s and decided to make a simple...

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Wilted Spinach Salad with Caramelized Shallots

I had some spinach to use up so I searched online and found this recipe on Martha Stewart. This salad turned out to be very quick and simple to make and it made a wonderful and healthy side dish...

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Baked Chicken and Sharp Cheddar Taquitos

We had friends come over for dinner and I wanted to make something quick and simple. I grabbed a rotisserie chicken from the store and chopped up all the meat with some cilantro, bell pepper, poblano pepper, onion, lime,...

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Banana, Blueberry, and Lemon Muffins

I had a few very ripe bananas to use up so I went in search of a fun new recipe to make. I found this recipe on Dragon’s Kitchenand couldn’t resist making them and I am so glad I...

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Southwestern Casserole

I saw this Cooking Light recipe on Myrecipes and decided to make it for dinner. I adapted it a bit by adding more spices, more green chiles, cilantro, and avocado. This recipe was simple to make with very little...

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Potato Tian with Caramelized Onions and Parmesan AND the Giveaway Winner

I was recently sent some wonderful little potatoes from Tasteful Selectionsto try. Since I am originally from Idaho, it only makes sense that I love, love, love potatoes! I received two bags, one of a mixture of yellow, red,...

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Flavorful Flank Steak

I got this Alton Brown marinade from the Food Network website. It was so quick and easy to make and the marinade was SO FLAVORFUL! I really, really loved the flavor this marinade gave to the flank steak. I...

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Double Chocolate Almond Cookies AND a Giveaway

**Giveaway has ended** There are many perks to being a food blogger and one of them is getting to try wonderful products and cookbooks. I was recently contacted by Tate’s Bake Shopto host a giveaway on my site. I...

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Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits

I wanted to make some biscuits to go with the White Bean, Chorizo, and Kale Soup I made for dinner recently. I found this Cooking Light recipe on Myrecipes and decided to give them a try. I was surprised...