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Triple-Berry Bran Muffins

Are you a bran fan? Even though I was the pickiest kid alive, I’ve always like bran. To this day I still love a bowl of bran flakes (cereal) with...

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Italian Meatball Calzones

Helllo there, lover. I’ve never met a calzone that I didn’t want to devour. You name it, Italian sausage and pepperoni, ham and cheese or even a vegetarian version has...

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Teriyaki Chicken Rice Bowls

It’s back. The itch to grill something. I usually get this feeling at this time of year when I can no longer stand winter. It’s time. Of course at...

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Roasted Fennel + Potato Hash

In our house we call Thursdays, Thuriday. I know, how weird and totally random… but here’s why; Thursday is Pat’s “Friday” because it ends his 40-hour work week and starts...

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Lemon Vinaigrette

Salads have been my go-to lunch these days. Not because it’s beginning of a new year and I made some salad-only resolution. I have just been so busy that I...

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Braised Beef Short Ribs

Meet my dream dinner. Beef slowly cooked in wine, broth with bacon and leeks. Uh-yes. I would happily choose a scrumptious meal consisting of tender hunks of slowly cooked meat that’s sitting on...

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Cheesy Chicken Dip

This Sunday, your game day party needs this deliciously cheesy chicken dip. My sisters and I used to (still do?) call it Easy Breezy Chicken Cheesy (dip). True story....

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Pressed Cuban Sandwiches with Roasted Garlic Aioli

I love sandwiches. Preferably grilled, or griddled or pressed and with layers of meat, cheese and a sauce (mmm pesto!) of some sort. There’s 27 sandwiches on this blog, I counted....

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B.L.A.T Salad

This salad tastes exactly like a BLT sandwich (minus the bread! PLUS avocado!) and the dressing is the magical key component. When my sister Julie first told me on...

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Easy Butter Chicken

The first time I had butter chicken was not the best experience. To be honest, at that part of my life I was still somewhat a picky eater and wasn’t...