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Gina's Pizzelle...via Mario Batali
I don't know who Gina is but damn, her recipe for Pizzelle are amazing! They're light and crispy and best of all, they have anise in them, which I love. I first came upon this recipe a couple of years ago on Mario Batali's website. Growing up, I wasn't real...

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Butternut Squash Galette
It's still officially fall even though you wouldn't know it by looking outside today. Although, I have to say I love this kind of snow. It looks so pretty coming down, all fluffy and white, but nothing has been really sticking to the ground except on the gr...

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Couscous Stuffed Roasted Chicken
Yes I know, another chicken recipe! I have been trying to get creative with chicken because as you may know, my husband is watching what he eats and all he wants every night is chicken. He could just have baked chicken breast EVERY single night and be perfe...

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Stir Fried Cauliflower Rice
I have been intrigued with this recipe for a while now. It's all over Pinterest. I guess it's the Paleo version of stir fried rice. Instead of using rice for the stir fry, you use grated cauliflower. And since I love fried rice, I decided to give it a try. ...

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Plenty More...Parsley, Lemon and Cannellini Bean Salad
I have been waiting for my Plenty More by Yotam Ottolenghi for a few weeks. I pre-ordered it! I love this man! His recipes are so beautiful and inspiring. I want to make every single one of them. I'm always amazed at the different combinations of salads and...

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Raw Thai Almond Kelp Noodle Salad
So, this is a first for my blog. A guest in my kitchen!! Barbara, a Holistic Nutritionist Over the years as a hairstylist, I have been very
fortunate to meet some wonderful, interesting people. I have known Barbara
Ollerenshaw for a few years and she has tr...

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Quintessential Pasta Dish...Spaghetti Aglio e Olio
This is one of those dishes that I think everyone should have in their repertoire. Spaghetti with garlic and oil. This is my comfort food. It's a popular late night snack after a night out. In the time that it takes the water to boil for the spaghetti, you ...

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Caprese Salad
My garden is on its last legs. Even though the tomato, pepper, celery and cucumber plants are still producing, the plants are starting to wither, even with all the watering. I always forget, year to year, how quickly summer goes. It's amazing! We have been ...

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Peach Crostata
I bake because I want the end result. I love my sweets. I have a huge sweet tooth. That's no surprise here, It's not a secret. But the thing is, I'm not that great at it. It's really not my thing. I have no patience with the little details when it comes to ...

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Blossoming Zucchini Pie
I had a little helper today. My niece Ella again. Thankfully she loves being in the kitchen just as much as I do, so when she is around and can spare a few minutes away from her iPad, she comes over to help with the chopping and stirring. Today we decided t...
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