Monthly Archives: June 2015

Fresh Cherry & Chocolate Chunk Scones

I recently purchased a water bottle infuser and along with it, a bag of cherries, thinking cherry and lime infused water sounded good. A few lime chunks and a bunch of halved and pitted cherries sitting overnight in the refrigerator made … Continue reading

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Cast Iron Skillet Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Father’s Day was yesterday and earlier in the week Chris had mentioned Pineapple Upside Down Cake so after cleaning up the dishes, and before we headed out, I made him his cake. He was one happy daddy and more importantly, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cookies with Reese’s PB minis

We attended a BBQ this past weekend and the host’s only request was to bring a side. When I looked at the forecast and discovered it was going to be 100 degrees, cookies instantly came to mind. They’re portable and you don’t have to … Continue reading

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Zoodles & Meatballs

More often than not, our meals are only planned a few days in advance, a week at the most (loosely gathered in my head while grocery shopping); typically, the night before. I’ve heard about “zoodles” for a while now and … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip & Walnut Cookies

I’ve always enjoyed walnuts. . .by themselves, but never in baked goods. For years, I willingly omitted them from breads, cookies, and brownies that called for them thinking they had no place there to begin with. In my book, they were always optional … Continue reading

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Caprese Salad

Simple ingredients & voila! Yumminess on a plate. Yes, I’ve seen recipes where it’s also drizzled with olive oil & topped with freshly ground S&P, but honestly, I like it just like this. The way the ingredients meld together is perfect. … Continue reading

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Ricotta Cheese & Spinach Calzones

Truth be told: there comes a time in this wife’s/ mama’s cooking adventures, that I couldn’t care less what anyone else wants for dinner. It’s my way or the highway, or rather, make whatever you want ‘cuz this is what … Continue reading

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Deconstructed Pesto Pasta

This year I planted my first little garden and I’m happy to say, it has flourished. The wee little basil plant is now nearly unruly and I’m convinced that every time I snip some off, it grows back threefold! If I didn’t know … Continue reading

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Red Potatoes with Parsley & Butter

You know how sometimes the food you like doesn’t really need a recipe? I feel like this falls into that category. However, since I created this blog with my girls in mind, and Brianna discovered about a year ago she … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cheesecake

While there’s a bit of novelty about having a certain type of food just one time a year; I’m not the type of person who holds a strict view on preparing a dish based on what the calendar reads. Case in … Continue reading

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