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Bacon Bean Soup with Tomatoes

Bacon Bean Soup with Tomatoes

Spring is coming (and for some of us it feels like it’s been here for months already – hello, warm winter!), so you might not be thinking about soup for dinner. But this bacon bean soup is really too good not to share, no matter the seasons. It’s thick, smokey, comforting and easy to make.… Continue Reading

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Winter White Citrus Mint Sangria

Winter White Citrus Mint Sangria

I can’t believe it’s nearly 2017! Time to mix up this delicious citrus mint sangria to ring in the New Year. Mostly my drink preparation is limited to unscrewing a bottle of wine and pouring it into a glass (and usually I just tell my husband to do this for me). So this is my first… Continue Reading

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Roasted Sausage, Polenta and Squash

Roasted Sausage, Polenta and Squash

Sausage, polenta, butternut squash, onions and mushrooms all roasted together to crispy perfection; this roasted sausage, polenta and squash recipe has all the right flavors for a fall dinner. Plus, it’s super easy and quick! You can even have it made before it starts getting dark outside at like 3:30. Easy recipes are an absolute… Continue Reading

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Asian Pear Cobbler Dessert

Asian Pear Cobbler Dessert

Fall is here and it’s not just apple season – it’s Asian pear season! So go find some and make this Asian pear cobbler dessert. I promise it does not disappoint. Usually I make autumn desserts with apples, which are readily and abundantly available from many farms near us this time of year. But not… Continue Reading

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Easy Zucchini and Potato Frittata

Easy Zucchini and Potato Frittata

I love cooking egg dishes because they can be so easy and quick. And tasty. This zucchini potato frittata is no exception, and a definite winner for summer nights when you want to spend as little time in the kitchen as possible. This is an extra simple recipe — sliced zucchini and potatoes baked with… Continue Reading

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Easy 4th of July Confetti Cake

Easy 4th of July Confetti Cake

Independence Day is already next weekend…summer is flying by! But you have plenty of time to whip up this super easy DIY 4th of July confetti cake. This holiday dessert looks spectacular — no one will ever guess it was a breeze to decorate. If you know how to use scissors, you can make this… Continue Reading

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Seared Tropical Salmon with Mango Salsa

Seared Tropical Salmon with Mango Salsa

Nothing satisfies my savory summer cravings more than seafood. And this seared tropical salmon with a mango salsa topping that I made for my sister’s sprinkle dinner makes me feel like I’m on an island vacation (and eating this meal is probably as close as I’m going to get to a tropical getaway for the… Continue Reading

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Crispy Chicken with Creamy Lemon Zucchini Pasta

Crispy Chicken with Creamy Lemon Zucchini Pasta

This Parmesan-crusted crispy chicken dinner with creamy lemon pasta and zucchini turned out way better than I anticipated. Why? Because, truthfully, I’m not a big chicken breast fan. There. I said it. I’d rather eat pork, beef or fish. A plain grilled chicken breast is so…meh. BUT this is a chicken recipe that I can… Continue Reading

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