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Challah French Toast Bake – HOLLA!

Challah French Toast Bake – HOLLA!

Everyone at your brunch table will “holla” for this dish. It’s like eating cake for breakfast, but healthier. I modified this Serious Eats Challah Bread Pudding to …

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Chocolo-Chocolate Chip Pavlova

Chocolo-Chocolate Chip Pavlova

Pavlova is something of a “leftovers” recipe. I never go out of my way to make pavlova or meringues. #sorrynotsorry I’m not going to apologize …

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Warm Nutty Vinaigrette

Warm Nutty Vinaigrette

A recent Washington’s Green Grocer delivery brought my first head of red cabbage. Ooh, red cabbage! Wait…red cabbage? What do I make with it? I found …

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Never Buy Lotion or Lip Balm AGAIN.

Never Buy Lotion or Lip Balm AGAIN.

Yep, you read that correctly. In an ongoing effort to simplify, simplify, simplify, a friend introduced me to a way to never again purchase lotion …

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Kitchen Sink Summer Vegetable Bake

Kitchen Sink Summer Vegetable Bake

So many vegetables from this week’s Green Grocer, so little desire to make several different meals with them. What’s a gal to do? I’ll tell you what …

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I’m a Failure. (And I hope you are, too.)

I’m a Failure. (And I hope you are, too.)

No, this is not a post about schadenfreude. This post is to assure you that some nights, dinner in my home looks like this: O hai. …

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Strawberry Balsamic Pork Chops

Strawberry Balsamic Pork Chops

This is not a recipe. This is the tasty result of a spur-of-the-moment experiment. Ready to go on an adventure in the kitchen? OK. Let’s …

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Cold-Brewed Iced Coffee & Vanilla Simple Syrup

Cold-Brewed Iced Coffee & Vanilla Simple Syrup

An 8:30 a.m. playdate calls for coffee. (But that goes without saying, doesn’t it?) My friend Amanda brought our favorite bagels from Brooklyn Bagel Bakery in Courthouse, …

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Arroz Negro Con Pollo

Arroz Negro Con Pollo

The dinner so delicious I had to blog about it immediately following my meal. Seriously. My mother-in-law, Vivian, shared a wonderful recipe for traditional Cuban/Puerto Rican …

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Top 6 Trader Joe’s Wines Under $5!

Top 6 Trader Joe’s Wines Under $5!

Call it what you will. Mommy Juice. Booze. A Way to Forget The Day’s Bulls***, or on worse days, Actual Child S***. Wine. I love it, …

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