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Chocolate Triple Chip Cookies #cookieswap

If you have been on this site before you may have noticed that desserts, and really sweets in general, are not really my thing. Even in my new book, An Appealing Plan, you only find a handful of dessert recipes in the entire book. Ask me for a reccomendation for a savory tart or a […]

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Homemade Organic Lavender Honey {#SundaySupper}

Perfect to make and keep on hand to add to hot tea or to add a wonderful natural sweetness to your favorite cocktail, this Lavender Honey is also the perfect gift from the kitchen to bring as a hostess or “welcome to the neighborhood” gift. Organic Lavender Honey INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup lavender flowers, organic or […]

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Cheesy Thyme Baked Acorn Squash with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds {#SundaySupper}

  The fall season brings an abundance of new flavors and ingredients to the markets. This easy roasted butter nut squash recipe requires just a few ingredients and can be prepped in advance. Serve it as a lunchtime snack or side dish at dinner. CHEESY THYME BUTTERNUT SQUASH WITH PUMPKIN SEEDS INGREDIENTS 2 acorn squash […]

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The Modern Relish Tray {#sundaysupper}

    What exactly is a relish tray? Why should I serve a relish tray at my next entertaining opportunity? {speaking of entertaining… Let’s connect on instagram and share our entertaining images!} If you were born in the last 20 years, you may not have had the experience of Grandmom’s relish tray, but the vegetable […]

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Snack Time: Savory Vs. Sweet Recipes

It is the great debate in the world of snack foods. Which side of the foodie fence do you stand on? Savory VS Sweet? Olives VS Cupcakes?   For the last few weeks my world has become consumed by completing my first book, An Appealing Plan: A Year of Everyday Celebrations, and I have been neglect […]

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Chilled Spring Pea +Mint Soup {#SundaySupper}

Springtime is all about fresh ingredients. This recipe combines two spring favorites Peas and Mint to one tasty chilled soup. It’s time to forget what you think about pea soup. The bright color and garden fresh flavors of this soup will make even the biggest doubters come around. Green Pea + Mint Chilled Soup INGREDIENTS […]

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Fennel Citrus Salad {#SundaySupper}

I’m not sure when I first fell in love with fennel or red onions but radishes are a completely different story. I clearly remember eating radishes as a young kid when my mom prepped them for salads. I would grab a whole one and savor the crisp cool peppery-ness of those little red beauties. This […]

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Mardi Gras Hurricane Cocktail Recipe { #SundaySupper }

“The world-famous Hurricane is a Pat O’Brien’s original. The cocktail is a sweet alcoholic drink consisting of rum, passion fruit syrup and limejuice. The drink originated in the 1940s because of the need to use up 50 cases of the less popular rum that the local distributors forced the bar to buy before getting the more popular scotch and whiskey liquors. […]

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Three Bean Sunday Chili

  This week I traveled to spend the week with family in the mountain town of South Lake Tahoe. It was my first trip there and after a VERY long day of travel we arrived to our snow covered rental home proceeding to fall asleep immediately. The next morning we woke up early now on […]

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From Board Room to Dining Room Interview Series: Michele Northrup

  Michele Northrup, aka Saucy Queen has been burning down the competition within the fiery food industry. Her all-natural gourmet hot sauce company has won more than 50 national awards within five years. Michele was named Tampa Bay Business Woman of the Year in Manufacturing & Business Leader’s Woman Extraordinaire, she is on fire! I […]

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