mini no knead pizza recipe -

Mini No-Knead Pizzas

If you could choose between one giant pizza with your favorite topping or many, many (16, exactly) little pizzas with lots of different combinations of toppings, what would you chose? Hands down, I’d chose the mini pizzas, for two reasons:...

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summer session old fashioned recipe -

Summer Session Old Fashioneds and a Giveaway!

Do you love it when it rains in the summer? I love the respite from the heat, the sound of the rain beating down on the windows, and that little bit of coziness in an otherwise decidedly un-cozy season. I like to curl up in...

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fantastic donuts -

Friday Finds: 8.28.15

Another week just flew by and I cannot believe we’re almost into September, which happens to be my favorite month of all. As a super geeky kid, I LOVED back to school, so September always reminds me of fresh...

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meatball parmesan sliders -

Meatball Parmesan Sliders

They say the way into someone’s heart is a through their stomach. In my case, I have a sandwich shaped keyhole in my tummy that will let you right in – I absolutely love sandwiches. Earlier this year, while Mike...

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chicken & grilled cheese skewers -

Spicy Chicken Meatballs and Grilled Cheese Skewers

I’m an extremist. I like excess, but I like restraint too. Sometimes, when there’s too much to choose from I get choice paralysis. If I’m not careful, when I’m at the grocery store, I’ll buy a bit of everything and...

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smoked gouda potato pancakes -

Smoked Gouda Potato Pancakes

Are you the kind of person that likes to hang out near the passed appetizers at a party? I’ve been known to awkwardly stalk the waitstaff coming out of the kitchen in hopes to get first dibs on the...

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thyme gin and tonic recipe -

Thyme for Gin & Tonics

Hey guys…it’s thyme for some G&Ts! Heehee, sorry I’m so not very punny, but I just couldn’t resist. Anyway, the lovely Sherrie and Renee are hosting a big ol’ boozy (and non-boozy) #drinkthesummer bash and I thought...

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avocado pasta recipe -

Avocado Pasta Recipe

Avocado pasta has been floating around the internet forever but even though I have a major obsession with avocados, I was never compelled to give it a go. I just couldn’t really imagine warm avocado sauce. It’s not that I...

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friday finds -

Friday Finds: 8.14.15

On Wednesday night Mike and I checked out The Perseids. At midnight we hopped in our car and drove down a deserted ghostly highway to make our way past the edge of the city to where the water laps the shore. We spread out...

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chinese sausage potato salad recipe -

Chinese Sausage Potato Salad

Sometimes I get a craving but I don’t exactly have the ingredients on hand to make my current obsession. I have this tendency to make do with items that are in the fridge. Call it extreme creativity (or maybe extreme...

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salmon avocado summer rolls recipe -

Smoked Salmon and Avocado Summer Rolls

Happy Monday friends! Did you guys have a good one? We had a big ol’ Vietnamese eating and drinking party on Saturday. According to Mike, these parties are called “nhậu.” Basically a bunch of people get together, drink and...

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cotton candy affogato recipe -

Cotton Candy Affogato

Cotton candy: the stuff childhood dreams are built of. There’s just something about its inherent fluffiness and pastel colors that never fails to put a smile on my face. When I was a kid, I used to dream about...

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