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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...

White Bean Soup with Chorizo and Kale

White Bean Soup with Chorizo and Kale

The weather has been cold and rainy lately so I decided to warm us up with a pot of soup. I found this recipe in my Cooking Light – Novemberissue and I was excited to make it. My husband...

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Cranberry-Orange Muffins

I love the flavors of orange and cranberry combined so I was excited to try these flavors together in a muffin. They were super simple to make (my kids helped) and they turned out even tastier than I imagined....

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Southwestern Goulash

I was craving a simple and hearty dinner that used up some of the things in my refrigerator so I decided to make a Southwestern style goulash. It was a great way to use up the extra peppers, cilantro,...

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Super Moist Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

I want to say THANK YOU for all the sweet comments in regards to my cut finger – I have the best readers! I am happy to say that my finger is healing nicely and I am back to...

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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...