Irish Mocha Brownie Shooters

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Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, right? OK, maybe not…but I love to celebrate my Irish friends! That’s why I made them these boozy little brownie shooters for dessert. Why shooters? Because they’re minis, although it’s hard to tell in the photo below. If it weren’t for the clouds of Bailey’s buttercream, you would… [read more]

Cheap and Easy Lentil Stew

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February and March are tough months for food around here. The freezer stash from last year has dwindled down to a few bags of cherries and some odd purple beans, and the glass jars in my pantry are few (I miss you, pear sauce!) It’s not quite time to start growing yet, but Daylight Savings… [read more]

Spiced Peach Turmeric Smoothie

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Turmeric. It’s a warm, slightly bitter spice often used in flavorful curry dishes. It’s also popular among the “no dyes” crowd as a great way to add tons of yellow color to foods, fabrics, even Easter eggs. Everyone I know pronounces it differently, but one thing we all seem to agree on is the fact… [read more]

Sweet Potato Biscuit Bars with Pineapple Glaze {Recipe}

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When it comes to things that could greet you in the morning on a cold winter day, you could definitely do worse than this: a warm sweet potato biscuit, full of flaky layers and studded with dried cranberries and pineapple.  I know, I know. Gestational diabetes. Don’t worry – it’s still top of mind, but… [read more]

Frico {Italian cheese crisps}

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There are two things that are abundant in my kitchen right now. 1. Garden greens (My husband apparently did a great job amending our new soil.) 2. Parmigiano Reggiano (A friend gifted me an obscenely large chunk, which I am determined to use for more than just grating.) Since we’re leaving on vacation tomorrow, those… [read more]