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Recipe: Chocolate Chip Pecan Pie

Thanksgiving always reminds me how much I love pecan pie and this year was no different – except that my sister had bought a chocolate pecan pie so good it made me wonder why I hadn’t made one before. It’s … Continue reading

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Our Blue Apron Experience

Meal kit delivery services are all the rage lately and are so ubiquitous, you’ve probably heard a lot about them. There are many delivery service options – PeachDish, HelloFresh, Plated, Blue Apron, Terra’s Kitchen, Chef’D, Purple Carrot, Home Chef, Green … Continue reading

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Recipe: Baked Corn & Leek Risotto

Pay·off (noun, informal): the advantage or benefit that is gained from doing something the return on an investment To me, risotto is the one recipe I make with the biggest payoff. You spend hours stirring, adding chicken stock, adjusting the temperature, testing … Continue reading

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Recipe: Macaroni Pasta Salad

I’m obsessed with deli pasta salad. You know the kind – perfect little elbow macaronis, thick with creamy dressing, studded with goodies like veggies and cheese. I have a few pasta salad recipes in my repertoire but the aim of this … Continue reading

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Recipe: The Best Egg Salad Ever

I feel best when I eat high protein meals but my creativity has really been lacking lately. Greek yogurt, chicken, turkey, beans, lentils, etc. on repeat. Booooring. I wouldn’t say I’m a huge egg fan but I do like egg … Continue reading

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Recipe: Peanut Butter & Chocolate Ganache Blossom Cookies

I have never been a huge fan of traditional Peanut Butter Blossom cookies (you know, the dry peanut butter cookies with a sad Hershey’s kiss in the center?) but when I saw this recipe from The Kitchn, I was intrigued … Continue reading

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Recipe: Chocolate Truffles (Topped with Bacon, Sprinkles, Coconut, and Cocoa)

Today I’m going to ask you to consider candy making. Hear me out! Right now you’re looking at these pictures thinking I did something fancy and difficult. But I didn’t really. These truffles are insanely simple. So much so that … Continue reading

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