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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...

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Crab Quesadilla with Homemade Guacamole

I think my new favorite flavor combination is crab with avocado. I loved the Cilantro and Lime Crab Salad with Avocado Halves so much I decided to use the same flavors together to make a quesadilla for lunch the...

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Cilantro and Lime Crab Salad in Avocado Halves

I picked up a tub of lump crab meat recently so I decided use some of it to make a quick and delicious salad to put into avocado halves. I found a recipe on Epicurious that looked simple and...

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Garlic Basil Knots

I wanted to make some rolls to go with the Roasted Vegetable Minestrone I made for dinner recently. I decided to use my Mom’s Dinner Rolls recipe but instead of making them into rolls, I cut the dough into...

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Roasted Vegetable Minestrone

We have all been struggling with terrible colds this week so I made a big pot of minestrone soup. I decided to roast the veggies before adding them to the soup for extra flavor. It was so simple to...

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Teriyaki Chicken Thighs

I wanted a quick and healthy meal for dinner. I found a tasty looking recipe on the Food Networkby Ellie Krieger for teriyaki chicken thighs that looks simple and delicious. I adapted the recipe a bit by using chicken...

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BSU Tailgating Adventure

Just a little recap of my weekend… My sister is a HUGE FOOTBALL FAN!! She and her family absolutely love football and are the biggest Boise State University Bronco fans EVER. They own a huge motor home that they...

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Poached Eggs on Toast with Roasted Tomatoes, Caramelized Mushrooms, and Shaved Parmesan

I saw a picture of this recipe in a Real Simple magazine earlier in the summer. I didn’t get the recipe but the picture stayed in my mind and I knew I would eventually try to recreate it. I...