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Roasted Crispy Brussel Sprout Recipe

There is a restaurant in our neighborhood that has a very good happy hour menu. On those rare weeknights when I simply don’t feel like cooking, we will drop in and enjoy some of our favorite dishes. Along with the standard menu items like Spicy Tuna on Crispy Rice, Yellowtail Jalapeño, and bite sized Ribeye Yakitori, […]

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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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Ice Cream Sandwiches with Homemade Magic Shell

I haven’t been cooking. Well, if you call defrosting some homemade marinara and boiling some water for pasta, cooking, then I guess I have cooked a little bit. Last week was Isaac’s Bar Mitzvah(more on this later). I planned the whole event, from start to finish, and in the end, the high anxiety and elevated […]

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“Use It Up” Vegetable Soup + A Weeks Worth of Meals

I do my marketing on Friday’s. Sunday’s I load up on fruits and veggies at a local farmers market. By the time Saturday roles around, whatever is left in my vegetable bin isn’t so pretty. Inevitably, these items end up in a soup or a salsa or something random.

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Lentil Burgers + A Weeks Worth of Meals {Diary Free + Gluten Free}

It has been one of those months. It’s all good, but sometimes my blog gets pushed to the side when work, life, and planning a bar mitzvah consumes my everyday.  These past four weeks, dinners in our house have been anything but  glamorous. Some simple roasted chicken, shredded and wrapped in tortillas, a pot of […]

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