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Blood Orange Juice and Honey Mimosa

Blood Orange Juice and Honey Mimosa

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

There’s nothing scary about blood oranges, but with Halloween around the corner it seemed like a perfect time to try out a Blood Orange Juice and Honey Mimosa! Blood oranges start popping up in the grocery story in the fall but are at their best in the winter. They taste similar to a regular orange but ...

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Mixed Berry Crisp

Monday, September 26, 2016

I love fruity deserts. I’ll take a hot, fresh berry crisp or crostini topped with ice cream over a dense chocolate dessert any day of the week.   Crisps and crumbles are awesome in the summer when the berries are poppin’ off the bushes and they work in the winter when you want a warm, comforting dessert. It ...

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Beef Tenderloin

Roasted Beef Tenderloin Sliders

Saturday, January 2, 2016

  Beef tenderloin is almost the perfect party food. You can serve it hot or cold. You can make it ahead of time. It can get fancy or casual. It’s basically the same amount of effort regardless of whether you’re cooking for two or twenty.   This recipe is inspired by The Pioneer Women – she has a ...

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Homemade Whipped Cream

Tree Trimming Treat

Monday, December 7, 2015

Hot chocolate is the the first thing my boys ask for when temperatures start to fall. Marshmallows are the most requested topping, but whipped cream is a close second.   My mom ALWAYS makes home made whipped cream and I'm happy to carry on that tradition. It's simple to make, and tastes so much better than anything ...

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French Onion Soup Ingredients - Butter, Garlic, Thyme, Bay Leaf, Salt, White Pepper

Thinking of Paris (and French Onion Soup) on a Cold Winter’s Night

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Cooking is one of my passions. But, more often than not, it seems like cooking that special meal gets lower and lower on the priority list. Ever once and awhile I come across a new recipe that finds the balance of feeling special and not so time consuming. This French Onion Soup recipe is just ...

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