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Trainwreck Teriyaki Burgers

Posted on Feb 19th, 2015

One of my most valuable sources of recipe inspiration is local restaurants. In our neighborhood there's a little place called Black Creek Bistro that…

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Spinach Chicken Alfredo Pizza

Posted on Feb 17th, 2015

I got my thinking cap on Chopped-style to create this lightened up version of Spinach Chicken Alfredo Pizza, made with Greek yogurt, gobs of ooey…

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Chipotle Chicken Taco Salad {Gluten Free}

Posted on Feb 5th, 2015

When you're craving Tex Mex, but need something a little lighter, look no further than this smoky Chipotle Chicken Taco Salad…

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Slow Cooker Asian Chicken Noodle Soup

Posted on Jan 30th, 2015

Warm up with a big bowl of this fragrant and spicy Asian Chicken Noodle Soup. Just a sniff of this flavorful broth will chase away winter's…

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Slow Cooker Meatball Minestrone

Slow Cooker Meatball Minestrone

Posted on Jan 28th, 2015

Souper Bowl Week continues with this hearty Slow Cooker Meatball Minestrone. It's a satisfying one pot meal that only takes 15 minutes to…

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Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Soup with Tater Tots

Posted on Jan 26th, 2015

It's Souper Bowl Week here on NeighborFood which means my friends and I are loading you up with comforting soup recipes fit for any Super Bowl party…

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Slow Cooker Mediterranean Chicken Thighs

Slow Cooker Mediterranean Chicken and Green Beans

Posted on Jan 13th, 2015

These Slow Cooker Mediterranean Chicken is drenched in a dreamy white wine lemon sauce and smothered with capers, artichokes, mushrooms, and green…

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Chicken Chilaquiles

Slow Cooker Chicken Chilaquiles

Posted on Jan 9th, 2015

If you're looking for a way to spice up your dinner routine, try these Slow Cooker Chicken Chilaquiles. You'll never want regular nachos…

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Slow Cooker Chicken Caesar Sandwiches

Posted on Jan 7th, 2015

These Slow Cooker Chicken Caesar Sandwiches are so easy, even my kitchen-clueless college self could make them. I was not a kid who…

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Slow Cooker Sausage Ragu

Slow Cooker Italian Sausage, Beef, and Vegetable Ragu

Posted on Jan 5th, 2015

A generous ladle of this Slow Cooker Sausage Ragu is the best companion for a cold winter night. I've never been much for resolutions, but I…

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One Pot Balsamic Chicken and Vegetables

One Pot Balsamic Chicken and Vegetables

Posted on Dec 10th, 2014

Show me someone who loves taking pictures of brown food, and I'll show you a person who belongs in the looney bin. While this Balsamic Chicken and…

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Sausage Gravy Hash Brown Skillet

Sausage Gravy and Eggs Hash Brown Skillet

Posted on Dec 8th, 2014

No need to head to the diner to get a hearty breakfast. This Sausage Gravy and Eggs Hash Brown Skillet will keep everyone satisfied through all your…

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Maple Dijon Roasted Chicken with Brussels Sprouts and Squash

Posted on Dec 4th, 2014

This post is sponsored by Harvestland. As always, all opinions are my own. Tangy and sweet, this Maple Roasted Chicken with brussels sprouts and…

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Apple Pecan Chicken (or Turkey!) Salad #SundaySupper

Posted on Nov 23rd, 2014

Don't know what to do with all that leftover turkey? Whip it up into a creamy, crunchy Apple Pecan Chicken (Turkey!) Salad sandwich. I don't care…

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Homemade Amish Chicken and Noodles

Posted on Nov 13th, 2014

Do you have any meals you ate as a child you thought everyone knew about, but then you grew up and realized it was unique to your family? That's…

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Johnny Marzetti #SundaySupper

Posted on Nov 9th, 2014

It's the season for sharing, and this Johnny Marzetti recipe is a simple, satisfying casserole that can feed a crowd! I imagine at this point…

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One Pot Kale, Sweet Potato, and Sausage Soup

Posted on Nov 4th, 2014

After five years of marriage, I've learned if I want the Mr. to eat kale, I'm going to have to tempt him with something he really loves. In the case…

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Chicken and Butternut Squash Biscuit Casserole + Giveaway!

Posted on Oct 29th, 2014

This post is sponsored by Harvestland. As always, all opinions are my own.  When I'm craving comfort, nothing satisfies quite like this Chicken…

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Spinach, Roasted Red Pepper, and Feta Turkey Wrap + A Cookie Giveaway

Posted on Oct 24th, 2014

I typically think of summer as the season for sandwiches. It's difficult to beat a classic BLT with fat, juicy, tomatoes and fresh from the garden…

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Easy Creamy Italian Pasta (with bacon, mushrooms, and cherry tomato)

Posted on Oct 20th, 2014

This Easy Creamy Italian Pasta is as cozy and familiar as my favorite cardigan. You'll want to eat it all fall and winter long. This past…

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Caramelized Onion and Spinach Artichoke Quesadillas

Posted on Oct 13th, 2014

Spinach artichoke dip lends extra creaminess to these vegetarian quesadillas packed with caramelized onions and peppers.  I have a confession…

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How to Store and Use Leftover Pumpkin Puree (75+ Recipes!)

Posted on Oct 11th, 2014

Fun fact: A 15 ounce can of pumpkin puree equals 1 and 3/4 cups. Want to know what the average pumpkin recipe calls for? Not 1 and 3/4…

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Chicken and Mushroom Wild Rice Pilaf

Posted on Oct 2nd, 2014

This post is sponsored by Harvestland. As always, all opinions are my own. This Chicken and Mushroom Wild Rice Pilaf is a family favorite and the…

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Mom’s Green Bean Chili

Posted on Sep 30th, 2014

This fun Green Bean Chili is an easy one pot meal that's kid friendly too! I've mentioned before I was kind of a picky kid. I always tell…

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Grilled Banana Fluffernutter Sandwiches

Posted on Sep 23rd, 2014

What could be better than a peanut butter and marshmallow fluff sandwich? How about a golden Grilled Fluffernutter with melty peanut butter and…

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Slow Cooker Rosemary and Mushroom Pot Roast

Posted on Sep 15th, 2014

Let the crock pot do all the work for you with this savory, comforting Slow Cooker Rosemary Mushroom Pot Roast. This weekend I made another…

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Panko Crusted Chicken Piccata

Posted on Sep 9th, 2014

Crunchy Panko Crusted Chicken Piccata gets a simple lemon butter dressing for a dish that's satisfying and elegant. Sometime this weekend,…

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Fish Taco Salads with Sriracha Lime Dressing

Posted on Sep 4th, 2014

In food, as in life, sometimes you don't get it right the first time. These Fish Taco Salad Bowls took a few times to get just right, but trust me…

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Grilled Flank Steak Sandwiches with Caramelized Onions and Mushrooms #WeekdaySupper

Posted on Sep 2nd, 2014

These Grilled Flank Steak Sandwiches piled high with caramelized onions and mushrooms are just my way of saying "I love you." Have you ever…

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Waffle Fry Slider Burgers

Posted on Aug 29th, 2014

Pssst! I'm closing up my reader feedback survey this weekend, so if you haven't filled it out yet and would like to voice your opinion, click…

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Tomato and Corn Chopped Salad with Cilantro Ranch Dressing

Posted on Aug 20th, 2014

 Have you taken my reader feedback survey yet? It only takes five minutes and will be a great help in making this space more helpful for all of you!…

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Easy Garden Fresh Tomato Basil Soup #SundaySupper

Posted on Aug 10th, 2014

Preserve the taste of summer with this Easy Garden Fresh Tomato Basil Soup. Come January, you'll be thanking yourself! If I had to choose a…

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Beef Kafta with Tahini Sauce #SundaySupper

Posted on Aug 3rd, 2014

The unusual combination of spices found in these Lebanese Beef Kafta pita sandwiches will have the whole family coming back for…

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Easy Shakshuka (Gluten Free)

Posted on Jul 24th, 2014

Gluten free and vegetarian, this spicy Shakshuka recipe is a satisfying one pot meal for any time of year. This shakshuka has been a long time…

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Chipotle Shrimp Sandwiches with Jalapeno Peach Salsa and Avocado Mayo

Posted on Jul 18th, 2014

Smoky chipotle shrimp sandwiched between layers of cool avocado mayo and sweet and spicy jalapeno peach salsa make the ultimate summer…

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One Skillet Tilapia in Burst Tomato Wine Broth

Posted on Jul 10th, 2014

I have a confession to make. Despite the Mr. and I's deep love for seafood (as evidenced by our choice in vacation spots), I rarely make it at…

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Crispy sweet potatoes loaded up with ground turkey, tomato, feta, and tzatziki sauce!

Loaded Mediterranean Sweet Potato Fries with Tzatziki Sauce #ChooseDreams #WeekdaySupper

Posted on Jul 8th, 2014

This healthier take on loaded fries features crispy sweet potato fries piled high with ground turkey, tzatziki, and feta cheese! In my mind, it…

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Antipasto Tortellini Salad #SundaySupper

Posted on Jul 6th, 2014

This easy Tortellini Salad combines all the robust flavors of a classic antipasto appetizer. A great side dish for summer BBQs! Until this week,…

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Tex-Mex Enchilada Skillet Lasagna #ChooseDreams #SundaySupper

Posted on Jun 22nd, 2014

This comforting Enchilada Lasagna comes together in a single skillet and is packed with veggies and Tex-Mex flavor. Way back in the day when…

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Warm Asparagus and Tomato Salad

Posted on Jun 17th, 2014

This Warm Asparagus and Tomato Salad is dressed simply with a yolky fried egg and a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese. A satisfying and quick meal that's…

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Easy Slow Cooker Sweet and Spicy Pulled Pork

Posted on Jun 6th, 2014

This Easy Slow Cooker Sweet and Spicy Pulled Pork takes about 10 minutes of prep time then leaves the rest of the work to your crock pot. The perfect…

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Cheesy Chicken Bruschetta Bread Boats #WeekdaySupper #ChooseDreams

Posted on Jun 4th, 2014

Bruschetta meet caprese. You're about to be dinner. These Cheesy Chicken Bruschetta Bread Boats are packed with flavor and ready in 30…

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Asian Sesame Chicken Salad

Posted on May 27th, 2014

This Asian Sesame Chicken Salad is a light and refreshing gluten free meal packed with fresh vegetables and a tangy sweet sesame dressing. Perfect…

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Three Cheese Naan Pizza with Sausage, Mushrooms, and Arugula #SundaySupper #ChooseDreams

Posted on May 25th, 2014

This ultra cheesy naan pizza topped with sausage, mushrooms, and arugula is a quick, flavorful weeknight meal.  I'm convinced there's…

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Margarita Shrimp Tostadas

Posted on May 15th, 2014

These Margarita Shrimp Tostadas are filled with the bright, zesty flavors of summer. Talk about a day late and a dollar short. Or rather 10 days…

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Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad Stuffed Bell Peppers

Posted on May 13th, 2014

This Tex Mex inspired Chicken Salad is packed with bell peppers, cilantro, and lime for a bright, fresh flavor. Tis the season, my friends. No,…

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Cheesy Sausage, Spinach, and Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole

Posted on May 5th, 2014

Welcome to the second annual brunch week hosted by Terri of Love and Confections and Susan of The Girl In The Little Red Kitchen! All week, we'll…

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Wasabi Cream Cheese Ham Salad #SundaySupper

Posted on Apr 27th, 2014

This savory ham salad has just a hint of bite from wasabi powder and makes a great sandwich or dip! Are you ever just tired? Oh, yeah. Ummm, me…

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Ham and Leek Frittata with Arugula

Posted on Apr 21st, 2014

This frittata combines leftover ham, leeks, and Parmesan cheese for a satisfying dinner made in 20 minutes flat! Got leftovers? ME TOO. My…

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Strawberry Cobb Salad with Strawberry Bacon Vinaigrette

Posted on Apr 14th, 2014

Strawberries, blue cheese, bacon, and red onion combine for the perfect springtime cobb salad. You might recall the Mr. has a slight aversion to…

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Roasted Red Pepper, Feta, and Olive Grilled Cheese #SundaySupper

Posted on Apr 6th, 2014

The list of foods I hated as a child was long and dramatic. I would balk at the site of an onion in my casserole, making sure everyone noticed my…

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Vegetarian Udon Noodle Bowl with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Posted on Apr 3rd, 2014

Need a light but satisfying meal to use up all that fresh spring produce? This Vegetarian Udon Noodle Bowl with Spicy Peanut Sauce will be your new…

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Mediterranean Stuffed Balsamic and Herb Pork Tenderloin #PinkPork

Posted on Apr 1st, 2014

Juicy, tender Mediterranean Stuffed Pork Tenderloin covered in a tangy Balsamic and Rosemary sauce. Poor pork tenderloin. Can you imagine living…

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Pizza Fondue

Posted on Mar 27th, 2014

Sometimes, it's all about the delivery system. I mean, where would raisins be without ants on a log? Or kale without the green smoothie? Or…

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Chicken Sausage and Mushroom Skillet over Goat Cheese Grits #SundaySupper

Posted on Mar 23rd, 2014

This savory Chicken Sausage and Mushroom Skillet is sauteed in Merlot then served over goat cheese grits for a satisfying stovetop meal. When I…

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Creamy Parmesan Leek and Mushroom Pasta #SundaySupper

Posted on Mar 9th, 2014

Creamy Parmesan Leek and Mushroom Pasta is a satisfying meatless meal that comes together in under 30 minutes. Today there was golden sunlight and…

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Harlem Meatloaf Chili #SundaySupper

Posted on Feb 23rd, 2014

This Harlem Meatloaf chili is meaty, thick, and ultra flavorful with just the right amount of heat.  Today for #SundaySupper we're having a…

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Ham and Apple Butter Grilled Cheese

Posted on Feb 18th, 2014

Sweet and savory lovers rejoice. Cheddar, ham, and apple butter come together to dress up a classic grilled cheese sandwich. If I had to pick a…

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Cornish Beef Pasty with Burgundy Gravy #SundaySupper

Posted on Feb 16th, 2014

These Cornish Beef Pasties are filled with rosemary burgundy steak, wrapped in flaky pie crust, then dunked in rich burgundy gravy. Never heard…

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Cheesy Mexican Tortilla Casserole (Gluten Free)

Posted on Feb 11th, 2014

This Mexican casserole made with layers of spicy seasoned veggies, corn tortillas, and plenty of cheese is a great vegetarian and gluten free…

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Twice Baked Chili Cheese Potatoes #SundaySupper

Posted on Feb 2nd, 2014

It's game day!  For some, I'm sure this means donning your favorite jersey, yelling at the TV screen, and spending 4 hours of your life biting…

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Spicy Creamy Sweet Potato Soup

Posted on Jan 24th, 2014

Happy Friday friends! I'm guest posting today over at Omeletta where we're talking good ideas, really bad ideas and a Spicy Sweet Potato Soup that'll…

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Red Potato, Bell Pepper, and Spinach Breakfast Hash #BetterWithReds #HealthyChoices

Posted on Jan 23rd, 2014

Easy, filling potato and veggie breakfast hash topped with a dippy egg PLUS a fantastic giveaway from Black Gold Farms and BodyMedia! Let's talk…

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{30 Minute Meal} Spinach Pesto Pasta with Mushrooms

Posted on Jan 17th, 2014 do you guys feel about green pasta? Have I gone too far? Am I losing you? If I were you, I might be losing me on this one. Let's…

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Cozy Cassoulet with Garlic Breadcrumb Topping

Posted on Jan 14th, 2014

What does cozy mean to you? For me, cozy is curling up with my fuzziest afghan and a can't-put-it-down novel on a rainy Saturday morning. It's…

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Slow Cooker Beef Brisket French Dip Sandwiches #SundaySupper

Posted on Jan 5th, 2014

I know...four days in and I've already jumped the healthy bandwagon. Will you forgive me for taking a one day break? Because these Slow Cooker…

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Powerhouse Bulgur Salad with Orange Vinaigrette

Posted on Jan 2nd, 2014

Who has two thumbs and is ready to dive headfirst into a plate of salad? This girl. I have been doing a whole lot of feasting the past week…

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Waffled Cranberry Cream Cheese Turkey Sandwiches #SundaySupper

Posted on Dec 1st, 2013

Normally I have no trouble devouring Thanksgiving leftovers within a few days. Between  stuffing topped with a fried egg, mashed potato bowls,…

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20+ Nacho Recipes for Tailgating, Holiday Parties, and More

Posted on Nov 29th, 2013

I know, I know. It's the day after Thanksgiving and all you want to do is eat chard and drink flax smoothies all day. But guys, the holiday season…

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Simple Garlic and Herb Roasted Turkey

Posted on Nov 18th, 2013

This is a no-tears, no-fuss Easy Roasted Turkey recipe. Read on to find out how to roast a turkey without losing your mind! On Friday I made my…

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Creamy Parmesan, Sausage, and Kale Penne

Posted on Nov 5th, 2013

This Creamy Parmesan Sausage and Kale Pasta is a comforting meal that comes together in less than 30 minutes.  It's the simple…

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Bell Pepper and Swiss Chard Hash with Fried Egg

Posted on Oct 29th, 2013

You can have this healthy Bell Pepper and Swiss Chard Hash on your dinner table in 20 minutes flat. I hesitate to call this a recipe. It's more…

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Balsamic Roasted Mushroom and Zucchini French Bread Pizzas

Posted on Oct 21st, 2013

These Balsamic Roasted Mushroom and Zucchini French Bread Pizzas make for a comforting and quick Meatless Monday dinner.  Guys, it's…

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Classic Spaghetti and Meatballs with Homemade Tomato Sauce #SundaySupper #FamilyDinnerTable

Posted on Oct 13th, 2013

Giant, fluffy meatballs simmered in a homemade tomato basil sauce, this classic dish will make you feel like an Italian grandmother. Sometimes…

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Gruyere, Ham, and Caramelized Onion Grilled Cheese with Apple Balsamic Glaze

Posted on Oct 8th, 2013

There are sandwiches and then there are sandwiches. It's the difference between a ho hum lunch and a lunch that will knock your fuzzy slipper socks…

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Spinach and Mushroom Tortellini Soup #SundaySupper

Posted on Oct 6th, 2013

This Spinach and Mushroom Tortellini Soup comes together in one pot and makes for an easy, healthy weeknight meal. For more one pot meals, check out…

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Greek Gyro Pita Chip Nachos

Posted on Oct 4th, 2013

Welcome to a new installment of Football Fridays here on Neighborfood! Today, we put a twist on one of tailgating's iconic foods with these Greek…

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Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili #SundaySupper

Posted on Sep 22nd, 2013

Let the slow cooker do all the hard work with this easy, satisfying White Chicken Chili recipe.  I've been sick this whole week, so all I've…

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Italian Sausage, Tomato, Zucchini, and Pepper Bruschetta

Posted on Sep 16th, 2013

A heartier take on classic tomato bruschetta, this version is packed with Italian sausage, ground beef, zucchini, and bell peppers. This is down…

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Slow Cooker Spicy Buffalo Chicken Soup #SundaySupper

Posted on Sep 8th, 2013

As it turns out, I'm not the only one who loves an excuse to eat grilled meats, fire up the crockpot, and make ultra cheesy dips! This week, the…

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Red Wine Burgers with Caramelized Onions and Goat Cheese #SundaySupper

Posted on Sep 1st, 2013

It's been one of those "everything falls apart" kind of weeks. It's the busiest week of the year at my job, and of course, this is the week…

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Sweet and Spicy Asian Veggie Tacos

Posted on Aug 15th, 2013

So this happened. In some strange parallel universe Asian flavors met Mexican delivery system and it was all kinds of weird and…

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Slow Cooker Sweet and Spicy BBQ Pulled Pork for #SundaySupper

Posted on Aug 4th, 2013

This week's #SundaySupper theme is recipes inspired by music. So obviously I chose BBQ pulled pork sandwiches. Are you confused yet? For…

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Lemony Summer Linguine with Grilled Vegetables for #SundaySupper

Posted on Jul 28th, 2013

I am so excited about this week's #SundaySupper theme, Farmer's Market and Local Foods. I've talked before about how critical access to fresh,…

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Mediterranean Club Sandwich

Posted on Jul 8th, 2013

There are sandwiches and then there are sandwiches. Was that confusing? I'm sorry. I promise it would have made a lot more sense if you could…

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Mediterranean Chopped Salad with Creamy Greek Dressing

Posted on Jun 21st, 2013

Remember that one time I discovered chopped salad and it was the best day ever? And I declared my undying affection for chopped salads and swore to…

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Roasted Red Pepper, Prosciutto, and Goat Cheese Skillet Pizza

Posted on Jun 18th, 2013

If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you probably saw bits and pieces of our Charleston vacation last week. We had a really lovely time…

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Italian Sausage Caprese Burgers

Posted on May 23rd, 2013

I had a plan going into this month of Cookout Themed dishes. The plan was to have everything made well in advance. The plan was to be organized.…

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The Ultimate Beet and Bean Veggie Burgers

Posted on May 22nd, 2013

I still remember the first time I tried a Beet Veggie Burger. I was sitting on the patio of Northstar Café, right in the heart of the Short North.…

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Buffalo Blue Cheese Chicken Burgers

Posted on May 21st, 2013

Here's something I never thought I'd do: place raw chicken breasts in my blender and pulverize them into tiny ground chicken bits. Also on that…

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The All American Classic Bacon Cheese Burger

Posted on May 20th, 2013

It's the fourth and final week of Gather Round the Grill here on Neighborfood. I can't believe how fast it's gone by! So far, we've explored Cookout…

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All the Inspiration You’ll Ever Need for Cookout Main Dishes

Posted on May 10th, 2013

Okay, okay, so the title of this post isn't completely true. Because the truth is, you can never have too much inspiration for cookout…

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Grilled Teriyaki Beef Skewers

Posted on May 9th, 2013

Raise your hand if your definition of teriyaki sauce involves some sort of dark brown liquid in a glass bottle that's been chilling in your fridge…

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Grilled Lemon Tilapia and Summer Vegetables in a Foil Packet

Posted on May 8th, 2013

I've already blathered on about how much I love foil packet dinners, so I'll spare you for this second go around. Suffice it to say, foil packet…

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Chipotle Sweet Potato and Chicken Sausage Foil Packets (Gluten Free)

Posted on May 7th, 2013

These sweet and spicy Chipotle Sweet Potato and Chicken Sausage Foil Packets are a quick weeknight meal made on the grill! Here's a little tidbit…

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Gather Round the Grill: Chinese Five Spice Chicken and Veggie Skewers

Posted on May 6th, 2013

Welcome to week two in Gather Round the Grill here on Neighborfood! This week is all about main dishes. All week we'll be talking easy, flavorful,…

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Fajita Style Grilled Cheese

Posted on Apr 18th, 2013

Grilling buttered bread with a slice of cheese in the center is probably the best decision you can make in a day. I mean, you can pick out clothes…

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Hoisin Pork Stir Fry

Posted on Apr 11th, 2013

Sometimes I make and photograph a meal that I know won't make it's way onto the blog for awhile. When that's the case, I usually jot down a few…

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Mexican Lasagna for Food Bloggers Against Hunger

Posted on Apr 8th, 2013

Today I'm joining The Giving Table and over 200 other food bloggers to raise awareness about hunger in America and share a recipe for Mexican Lasagna…

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BLT Chopped Salad with Avocado and Aged Cheddar

Posted on Apr 2nd, 2013

This dish should really be called BLT Chopped Salad with Avocado, Aged Cheddar, Snap Peas, Carrots, Peppers, and Caesar dressing. Buuuut I thought…

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Veggie Orecchiette with Breadcrumbs

Posted on Mar 19th, 2013

  Guys, this veggie orecchiette is where it's at. Like, whoa. Who knew kale could be so good? These words actually came out of The…

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Guinness Beef Stew

Posted on Mar 10th, 2013

So I made a wedding cake this weekend. And survived. I consider that a win. I was planning to document the whole process and write a big long…

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Pho Bo (Vietnamese Beef and Noodle Soup) for #SundaySupper

Posted on Feb 24th, 2013

This is totally cheater soup. That's right. I'm a big, fat cheater. You see, authentic Pho Bo is made from boiling marrow-filled beef bones and…

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Easy Vegan Lentil Soup for #SundaySupper

Posted on Feb 17th, 2013

If you mention the word vegan in my house you'll likely either get an eye-roll, a groan, or a grimace from my better half. It's not that the Mr.…

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Buffalo Chicken Pizza (On a Stick!) for Superbowl #SundaySupper

Posted on Feb 3rd, 2013

I was raised a Browns fan. *Cue the violins.* The Browns have only made the playoffs five times in my lifetime, and not once in the past decade.…

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Creamy Mushroom Soup

Posted on Jan 28th, 2013

Ahhhh, cream of mushroom soup. You warm, cozy old friend. Up until last week I hadn't enjoyed a bowl of plain cream of mushroom soup in years. As…

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Grilled Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

Posted on Jan 24th, 2013

Please tell me you do this already. Please tell me you think it's silly for me to even post this recipe, because everyone already knows how…

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Tater Tot Casserole for #SundaySupper

Posted on Jan 20th, 2013

Nothing says high class like a casserole topped with tater tots. Am I right? I'm choosing to believe your silence is an enthusiastic Heck…

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Balsamic and Onion Pot Roast in a Crockpot!

Posted on Jan 14th, 2013

Raise your hand if you're sick! Oh dear. It's like...all of you, isn't it. Now, do me a favor if your hand is raised. Back away from the…

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Max and Erma’s Copy Cat Chicken Tortilla Soup

Posted on Jan 10th, 2013

Have I told you before how much I love soup? Well, I do. And Chicken Tortilla Soup just so happens to be one of my all time favorites. But…

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Breakfast Quesadillas

Posted on Jan 2nd, 2013

Breakfast Quesadillas stuffed with egg, cheese, and sausage make for a quick weeknight dinner or weekend breakfast. We're usually pretty faithful…

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Slow Cooker Beef Burgundy Stew with Herb Dumplings

Posted on Dec 10th, 2012

There is this totally crazy thing happening in Ohio right now called, "Daylight Savings Time." Have you heard of it? I figured. This girl is…

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Turkey, Avocado, and Sprout Sandwich

Posted on Nov 27th, 2012

I know, I know. It's not even Thanksgiving yet. What am I doing posting a recipe for turkey leftovers? Let me explain. Each year at my work we…

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Pasta e Fagioli

Posted on Nov 26th, 2012

Y'all, it has been crazy town around here. Between Thanksgiving preparations, work commitments, and building the new site (it's coming soon, I…

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Crock Pot Beef and Broccoli (It’s gluten free!)

Posted on Oct 26th, 2012

No need to order take out. This Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli is so easy to make and tastes just like the real thing! I made this dish for the…

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Lazy Girl’s Sausage Stuffed Squash

Posted on Oct 8th, 2012

Alright California. I've been jealous of you and your sandy beaches, cloudless skies, humidity free days, and seemingly endless array of…

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Gluten Free Crock Pot Tequila Lime Beef Tacos

Posted on Oct 2nd, 2012

Let your Crock Pot make dinner tonight, with these easy Tequila Lime Beef Tacos. A great gluten free meal! According to the Mr., you can never…

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Forgotten Veggie Spicy Udon Noodle Bowl

Posted on Sep 25th, 2012

There's always a few of them. You know what I'm talking about. They sit in the crisper drawer of your fridge getting more and more...not…

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Meatball Subs with Caramelized Onions and Gruyere

Posted on Sep 21st, 2012

It's no big secret that I'm a football fan...a Buckeye fan to be exact. When you grow up in Central Ohio, it's nearly impossible not to be. It…

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Caprese Pizza

Posted on Sep 9th, 2012

Ready to learn more about me than you ever wanted to know? Deep breath. Here we go. I'm pretty sure I have the most bizarre medical history…

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Garlic Lemon Shrimp Bruschetta with Feta and Mozzarella

Posted on Aug 21st, 2012

When we were in Cape Cod last summer we celebrated a late anniversary at a restaurant called The Ocean House. It was a cozy sort of place with a view…

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Classic Scrambled Egg Sandwich

Posted on Jul 30th, 2012

Let's talk comfort food. The foods that make us happy, that soothe our souls, that remind us of home. For me, it's this classic egg…

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Olympic Greatness: Jalapeno Ranch Chicken Fire Balls

Posted on Jul 27th, 2012

The opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games are tonight, which pretty much means the Mr. and I are settling in for 2 solid weeks of volleyball,…

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Italian Sausage Pesto Lasagna Rolls

Posted on Jul 18th, 2012

Remember that promise to return to a normal posting schedule this week? Yeah, I haven't quite made it. I don't know if it's the jet lag, the…

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Roast Chicken Wraps with Curry Yogurt Sauce

Posted on Jul 13th, 2012

We're on vacation this week, so I've been busy reading, laying in the sun, playing board games, and taking waaaaay to many pictures. I know, life is…

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Grilled Ribeye with Blue Cheese and Homemade French Fried Onions

Posted on Jun 15th, 2012

Sooooo Sunday is Father's Day. Which means it's not the day for fruit salad, croissant sandwiches, or delicate tarts. Father's Day calls for…

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Crockpot Barbacoa Beef and Killer Spicy Nachos

Posted on Jun 8th, 2012

Raise your hand if your need for Chipotle falls somewhere below having a roof over your head, but well above having cable. If I have to choose…

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Taco Burgers with Green Chili Salsa

Posted on May 29th, 2012

What did you do this weekend? We spent the weekend camping near Lake Erie with friends of ours. It was a wonderfully relaxing time, but it had…

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Crunchy Honey Mustard Chicken

Posted on May 14th, 2012

The Mr. really doesn't get enough credit for all his work in the Bake. Eat. Repeat. kitchen. While I do most of the baking in the house (this was…

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Savory Cheese Waffles with Chorizo and Fried Egg

Posted on Apr 30th, 2012

Ah, brinner. What a lovely idea. Eating pancakes after noon. Nibbling on muffins at 6 PM. Digging into a hearty omelet after work. There's…

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Creamy Buffalo Mac and Cheese

Posted on Apr 25th, 2012

During my elementary school years I probably ate my weight in macaroni and cheese. It was my favorite, favorite, fav-or-ite meal (or snack or…

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Israeli Couscous Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

Posted on Apr 18th, 2012

Every year I say I'm going to downsize the garden. At the end of the garden season the memory of the mutant like weeds, the tomatillo plant that took…

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Asparagus, Ham, and Cheese Frittata

Posted on Apr 12th, 2012

Leftover ham anyone? Yeah, me too. Lots and lots and lots of ham. Don't get me wrong, I love a good ham and cheese sandwich, but after 3…

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Sweet Potato, Spinach, and Ricotta Pita Pizzas and A GIVEAWAY!

Posted on Apr 9th, 2012

Pita pizzas saved my marriage. Okay, okay that's not exactly true. But pita pizzas did save my marriage from fast food, dry pork chops, and…

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Cheddar Onion Mini Meatloaf

Posted on Apr 6th, 2012

I know. I know. You were expecting something a little more Easter-y. Sorry folks, it ain't gonna happen today. Although I will tell you I recently…

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Spinach and Mushroom Quesadillas with Cilantro Lime Dipping Sauce

Posted on Mar 12th, 2012

Can we all just agree? Sauce makes everything better. Think about it. What is the chicken finger without the honey mustard? The mozzarella…

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Burger with Bacon Onion Balsamic Jam

Posted on Feb 27th, 2012

Today I'm telling you to put worms on your burger. I know. This looks like something you were dared to eat by your cousin when you were…

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Creamy Thai Coconut, Chicken, and Veggie Soup

Posted on Feb 20th, 2012

It's the little things, really. After a long, stressful day at work peeling and chopping a whole head of garlic could be the task that snaps my…

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Year 1: Top Ten Recipe Celebration!

Posted on Feb 9th, 2012

One year ago today I published my very first post here on Bake. Eat. Repeat. It was full of corny humor, washed out photos, and a story about this…

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Spicy-Sweet Kale, Coconut, and Brown Rice

Posted on Feb 6th, 2012

Wait, wait, wait. Please don't go. I know it sounds odd. I know you're skeptical. Believe me, I was too. But Joy over at Joy the Baker said this…

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Italian Sausage Tortellini Soup

Posted on Jan 31st, 2012

Is there anything more comforting than soup and bread? (Don't even bothering answering this unless you plan to say Absolutely not!, no way Jose!, or…

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Egg and Veggie Fried Rice

Posted on Jan 24th, 2012

I feel like I've been ripped off. I've been buying containers of fried rice for years at 5 or 6 bucks a pop and no one told me you could make it at…

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Hearty Beef and Steak Crock Pot Chili

Posted on Jan 14th, 2012

Don't even talk to me about chili in the summer. When the air feels like sweat and my shorts-clad legs are sticking to every surface they touch,…

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Thai Chicken and Veggie Stir Fry

Posted on Jan 11th, 2012

The Mr. and I are pretty much the opposite of picky eaters. Put food on a plate in front of us, and we'll probably eat it, happily. Over the years,…

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Roasted Pork Loin with Bacon Brown Sugar Glaze

Posted on Dec 29th, 2011

Well, the New Year is upon us and you know what that means, right? One last weekend of parties and indulgence before we attempt to fit back into our…

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Creamy Sweet and White Potato Soup with Bacon

Posted on Dec 18th, 2011

You know those people who put their Christmas trees up Thanksgiving day, finish all of their shopping on Black Friday, and have neat stacks of…

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Tender Beer Soaked Crock Pot Roast

Posted on Dec 8th, 2011

The Mr. wooed me with this roast. It's difficult to resist a man who makes a fork-tender, fall-apart-in-your-mouth roast. And the best part was, he…

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Turkey Enchilada Roll Ups

Posted on Nov 26th, 2011

Thanksgiving is the day that reminds me most of God's extravagant love for us. Is there any clearer picture of His great abundance and provision than…

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Crispy Chicken Fire Balls

Posted on Oct 30th, 2011

You've probably figured out by now that I'm sort of obsessed with fall. Fruity baked desserts, hearty soups, colored leaves--it's all great. But it's…

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Creamy Tomato Soup

Posted on Oct 19th, 2011

Last week I went grocery shopping. Thrilling stuff, huh? Just bear with gets better. I was just getting ready to throw a couple of cans of…

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Caramelized Mushroom and Chicken with Buttery Herb Bread

Posted on Oct 12th, 2011

Look at your calendar. Find a Friday night that isn't filled in. Now call some friends and invite them over for dinner.Go ahead. Do it.No really.…

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Caramelized Onion, Mushroom, and Gruyere Frittata

Posted on Sep 25th, 2011

Something about fall makes me want to caramelize things. I think it's the subtle change in pace...the slowing down, the lazy Sunday afternoons filled…

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Homemade Basil Pesto, Tomato, and Mozzarella Sandwiches

Posted on Jul 16th, 2011

At least four of the last seven days have included this sandwich.And I am quite happy about that. Did you know basil pesto is super easy to make?…

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Harlem Meatloaf

Posted on Jun 19th, 2011

A few months after the Mr. and I tied the knot, I attempted my first homemade meatloaf. I had just started getting into food blogs and decided to try…

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Cranberry and Pistachio Chicken Salad

Posted on Jun 2nd, 2011

Chicken salad is one of those foods that can be incredibly delicious or just plain icky. Over the past few years I've had my share of both. I've…

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Embarrassingly Easy Italian Grilled Chicken

Posted on May 29th, 2011

I day weekends. And Memorial Day weekend is one of the best. Sunshine, family get- togethers, the first of the season's fresh…

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Pasta Primavera or Spring in a Bowl

Posted on May 7th, 2011

This Pasta Primavera tossed with Parmesan, fresh basil, and loads of spring vegetables is a great cookout side or light dinner. Do you ever just…

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Cajun Burgers

Posted on Apr 29th, 2011

        The sun finally graced us with its presence today after what has felt like weeks of thunderstorm after thunderstorm. Blue skies dotted…

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Easter Sunday Quiche

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2011

We all know Easter morning can be a bit hectic. Your daughter refuses to put on the brand new frilly dress you bought her, your son manages to stain…

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A big, fat, delicious fail

Posted on Apr 9th, 2011

If you've spent any time baking or cooking, I'm sure you've experienced it. No, not the joy of licking cake batter off a spatula or sinking your…

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Chicken Fingers: For those who love to dunk

Posted on Apr 2nd, 2011

Chicken fingers are one of those funny foods which have somehow managed to make their way onto the menus of fast food restaurants and upscale…

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Slow Cooker Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches

Posted on Mar 29th, 2011

These Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Sandwiches are ridiculously easy to make and have all the sloppy, smoky, sweet flavors of summer.  Can I tell you…

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Crock Pot Drunken Corned Beef and Kraut

Posted on Mar 21st, 2011

So here's the deal. Crock Pot Corned Beef and Kraut looks disgusting but tastes really delicious. In the past, I never gave corned beef much thought.…

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Bacon Apple Brie Sandwiches

Posted on Mar 6th, 2011

Say hello to my new favorite sandwich. It's creamy, savory, sweet, and tangy. Everything you loved about grilled cheese as a child but with a…

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Three Cheese Skillet Lasagna

Posted on Feb 17th, 2011

I love lasagna but until recently I always considered it a "special occasion" dish. Not that lasagna is super fancy. After all, it usually ends up in…

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