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German-Style Graze Board with Gouda Fondue

German-Style Graze Board with Gouda Fondue

Okay – let’s talk grazing. This is my favorite way to eat – a little of this and a smear of that. Trying new combinations and flavors — and eating way, way, way too much.

Spicy Blue Cheese Shortbread Crackers

Spicy Blue Cheese Shortbread Crackers

I love these spicy blue cheese shortbread crackers! They check all the boxes – spice, salt, heat, and a little flair thanks to the blue cheese! They unexpectedly became the star of my graze board, pairing so well with apples, pears, spicy honey and even a crunchy dill pickle!

The BEST Party Dip

The BEST Party Dip

The BEST Party Dip! Who doesn’t need an easy and awesome dip recipe for your snack and graze boards? This recipe is hands down my favorite cheesy dip – and at first bite, you’ll fall in love with it too!

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Mid-Summer Garden Roasted Salsa

Mid-Summer Garden Roasted Salsa

This is the salsa that satisfies my gardening spirit and my tastebuds! The subtle flavors of mint and parsley add an unexpected but strangely logical flavor to this salsa – kindly identifying themselves as mid-summer garden troopers. All the while, the roasted, caramelized veggies and the heat from those few hot peppers bring comfort to my deep cravings for salsa.

Apple Cinnamon + Oat Sheet Pan Pancakes

Apple Cinnamon + Oat Sheet Pan Pancakes

With every bite, the whisper of warm cinnamon and baked apples mingles with the texture and earthiness of rolled oats. It’s comforting and satisfying and (thanks to the butter and pure maple sirup) a little glutenous all at the same time.

Cheesy Meatball Deep Dish Pizza

Cheesy Meatball Deep Dish Pizza

Time for a great dinnertime solution that’s sure to please even the pickiest eater! Cheesy Meatball Deep Dish Pizza is made using my favorite pizza dough recipe and only 3 additional ingredients. Check out my recipe hack that brings the flavor!

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Cherry Chip Sugar Cookies

Cherry Chip Sugar Cookies

These Cherry Chip Sugar Cookies are a sweet twist on one of my all-time favorite cookies :: the SWIG Sugar Cookie. The Swig really is THE PERFECT cookie IMO. It’s moist yet firm, sweet but not too sweet, and the addition of cream of tartar 

Grilled Cedar Plank Steelhead Trout

Grilled Cedar Plank Steelhead Trout

The flavors of this grilled steelhead trout are fresh and complex, thanks to the lemons, shallots, fennel and the cedar plank.

Sheet Pan Thai Chicken Stir Fry

Sheet Pan Thai Chicken Stir Fry

I love a 20 minute meal like nobody’s business and this Sheet Pan Stir Fry is at the top of my quick mealtime recipes list!

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Butternut Squash Gratin

Butternut Squash Gratin

Butternut Squash Gratin! A combination of creamy mornay sauce + sweet, roasted butternut squash + crisp panko-herb topping! Perfection!

Fresh Pinto Bean Soup

Fresh Pinto Bean Soup

Have you ever cooked with freshly picked pinto beans? I got the opportunity for the first time last week and wasn’t exactly sure what to do with them. But this Fresh Pinto Bean Soup turned out so perfectly delicious — it was as if I’d 

Pecan Pie Cobbler

Pecan Pie Cobbler

If you’re looking for a simple classic holiday dessert with a little twist – I’ve got the recipe for you! Have you ever heard of a Pecan Pie Cobbler? This cobbler is a twist on a classic pecan pie with a cakey, buttery pecan crust and a gooey, sweet pecan pie-type filling.

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Candied Cranberries

Candied Cranberries

Fresh cranberries are filling the shelves of the local grocery store – but exactly what should you be doing with them?? And why?? Well, cranberries are a wonderful addition to cakes, breads, stuffing and sides – but my favorite way to use fresh cranberries?? Candied 

Green Bean Casserole Tart

Green Bean Casserole Tart

Green Bean Casserole Tart – a twist on our beloved GBC delivers crazy, delicious flavor and (dare I say) is tops on my “must eat’ list!

Quick Turkey Cookie Craft

Quick Turkey Cookie Craft

Looking for a simple + yummy edible turkey craft to occupy a few minutes of your Thanksgiving holiday? Well, I have just the thing! These Turkey Cookies are made with 6 ingredients and they’re so easy that they pretty much dress themselves (AND no baking involved)!

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15-minute Homemade Chicken and Dumpling Soup

15-minute Homemade Chicken and Dumpling Soup

15-minute Homemade Chicken and Dumpling Soup — Momming is hard. That’s why we need a few really good 15-minute hacks to make mealtime doable and delicious.