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Cream Cheese Streusel Muffins

Check out this muffin top. Cream cheese muffins are probably. No. Most definitely, my favorite muffin. Vanilla cream cheese swirled into muffin batter, sprinkled with a streusel that gets...

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Grilled Chicken Shawarma Kebabs

Is it ever too early for a grilling recipe? I think not. The sun here in Michigan is shining, snow is melting and the temperature is in the high...

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Roasted Vegetable Freekeh Salad + Lemon Mint Vinaigrette

It’s salad Tuesday. Yeah, I totally made that one up. But to commemorate this non-holiday, I made us a healthful and wholesome salad. My pantry is busting at the seams...

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Za’atar + Roasted Garlic Hummus

I love hummus. So it should come as no surprise when I tell you I eat it as my meal. In fact I’m pretty certain I said that before…...

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Homemade Za’atar

Dear za’atar, I have some serious plans (aka recipes) calling for you. Thanks for being awesome. Your friend, Laurie There’s a dozen or so ways to prepare za’atar. There’s the oh-so...

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Apple, Carrot + Raisin Baked Oatmeal

The weather in the mitten state has been crazy bitter cold. It’s SO cold that Thursday and Friday of last week into this past Monday the school district thought...

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Homemade Worcestershire Sauce

There are hundreds of condiments I prefer to make from scratch. Things like ketchup, peanut butter and all salad dressings. However Worcestershire is one of those condiments that wouldn’t...

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Dublin Coddle

For those who may not be familiar with this dish, I’d like to introduce you to what I like to call… cozy-comfort in a pot. Also known as Dublin Coddle....

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Breakfast Polenta Bowls

I have mad love for polenta. I know, it sounds strange but I can’t quite quit it. I want it for dinner. Or to sit on the couch and spoon...

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Steak Kow

I go in cuisine spurts from time to time. I’ll crave Mexican for a week (most likely two) switch over to classic American one-pot-wonders and then stir-fry recipes for...