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Napa Valley Grille Kale Salad Recipe + A Weeks Worth of Meals

It’s been a while, but I am back in the kitchen. I started with Baco Mercat’s Old Fashioned Blueberry Coffee Cake. What a great place to start! With some left over buttermilk from a very indulgent weeknight meal of Fried Chicken and Waffles (just do it once…you will score big with the kids), and a […]

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Day 17 Holiday Baking: Sufganiyot A.K.A. Jelly Doughnuts {Gluten Free}

Gluten free jelly doughnuts A.K.A. Sufganiyot! It isn’t hannukah with out them. These are easy and delicous. Don’t let the eight nights of Hannukah pass you by without making a batch of these! Gluten Free Jelly Doughnuts  

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Day 16 Holiday Cooking (and Giving): Homemade Apple Sauce + Potato Pancakes

This applesauce recipe is so good (and easy) that I am gifting it this year. A double batch gave me a dozen gifts, packaged in 8 ounce Ball jars. And…there was plenty of leftovers to eat at home and take to various Hannukah parties. Throw all of your ingredients into your dutch oven or large […]

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Day 15 Holiday Cooking: Claire’s Brisket Recipe

Brisket is always best when made a day in advance. Hannukah is tomorrow night and I am not making one, but two briskets this year. Why you ask? Levi volunteered my brisket for the Multi Cultural Feast at his school! Woo Hoo! Just a side note, the leftovers turns into a 2nd meal – Tacos! […]

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Day 14 Holiday Cooking: Killer Kugel Recipe

I started loving my carbs at a very young age. I liked my grandma’s kugel, but what I liked better was how she warmed it up for me the next morning. She would put a ton of butter in a pan, slice a thick piece of her kugel, and fry it up in the pan. […]

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