Pesto Skillet Baked Potatoes

Don’t you feel like when you get to the heart of the Summer, there are a few produce items that just have to be devoured, like at every single meal!? For me it is tomatoes. They used to make me gag until I was in my early twenties. But the first time I ate Bruschetta, […]

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TOP TEN: Summer Tomato Recipes

            August is just a few days away and for us that means tomato season is in full swing! I just couldn’t help but pay homage to the beautiful tomato today (Top Ten Tuesday!!) with my top ten favorite Summer Tomato recipes- hope you enjoy!   Heirloom Tomato Pizza. The […]

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Cutthroat Kitchen Recap…

First of all- I can’t thank you guys enough for all of your incredible support. The outpouring of liove from friends, family, readers, and total strangers was incredible! I could feel everyone rooting for me and it meant so much to hear from so many of you afterwards! XOXOXOXO   Ok. So now on to […]

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BBQ Turkey with Blackberry Jalapeno Sauce

Ok- I am posting this as I wait eagerly for my Cutthroat Kitchen episode to air. I have to wait patiently as the East Coast has watched it, and now the Midwest and in a few more hours my daughters will get to see the show they have been waiting eagerly for the last 4 […]

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Saturday Stuff, Edition 22

I’m baaaaack!!!!! Saturday Stuff is back from vacation guys…. So, I fell off the internet for a day or two because my older brother Chris is in town with his lovely girlfriend to celebrate his 40th birthday. I don’t get to see him nearly enough, so I am appreciating every minute! Tonight all of us […]

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Apricot Coconut Prosecco Punch

So, if any of you have ever lived with your parents as an adult, it dredges up interesting feelings. (My parents are great by the way- and always have been.) But I have started having these crazy anxiety dreams that are totally reflective of when I was first REALLY going out on my own and […]

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Zuchinni Noodles with Basil Almond Pesto and Cherry Tomatoes

OK Guys. I posted this on Facebook yesterday, and in case you missed it I just wanted to let you know that I am going to be on competing on Cutthroat Kitchen this Sunday on the Food Network. I will write a post about it and all of the insanity of the experience on Sunday, […]

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TOP TEN: Best Summer Cocktails

Summer and Cocktails go together like peanut butter and jelly. Am I right? Hot sweaty evenings and cold alcohol fueled drinks are a symphony of happiness around here. I don’t drink every night (don’t worry!), but when I do and it’s summer time- the bevy of cold fruity seasonal cocktails available are so exciting! Here […]

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Balsamic Roasted Salmon with Honey Glazed Cherries

I hope you have all had a glorious weekend! I am finally finishing up being lazy. I kind of gave myself this last week to “get back on track” / deal with my jet lag / kind of drag a little, but now I am really ready to get back to my life. (unfortunately, vacation […]

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Crispy Baked Spring Rolls with Sweet Soy Dipping Sauce (Gluten free)

Crispy Baked Spring Rolls with Sweet Soy Dipping Sauce (Gluten free) I absolutely love and crave fresh rolls all of the time. I make them with shrimp, chicken and even pork and mango. But sometimes there is just nothing like scratching that fried food itch. And I do certainly crave crispy fried spring rolls from […]

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