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Cream of Broccoli Soup

I love soups so much that I could eat a cup of soup everyday. Whenever I move to a new area, one of the first things I look for in my neighborhood is where I can get a delicious bowl of comforting soup. Though, my favorite soups are those I make myself. This cream of broccoli […]

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Baked Apple Cider Cinnamon Sugar Doughnuts

  One of my favorite traditions in one of my favorite seasons is to go apple picking. Coming home with bags overflowing with juicy, sweet, and sour apples is just one of the highlights. Since we moved to NC from VA, we knew we had to find a new apple orchard to go to. Luckily, NC […]

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mushroom poblano tacos

Mushroom Poblano Tacos

My first full-time job was working for TV chef and cookbook author Pati Jinich and her TV show Pati’s Mexican Table. If I learned anything from this job, it was a lasting love for traditional Mexican food. Before working for Pati, I was not exposed to the wondrous flavors and layers of homestyle Mexican cuisine. Growing […]

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Acorn Squash Soup

Acorn Squash Soup

I know it is has been a long time since my last post. This year has had many exciting new adventures, which unfortunately did not allow me much time to work on the blog. But, it has been a wonderful new leaf, and I am super excited to get back to writing and sharing my favorite […]

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Baked Crispy Chicken Wings

In my family, the girls are the cooks, but the boys each have their specialty. For my little 17-year-old brother, that specialty is wings. I’ll try not to embarrass him too much. Whether he knew it or not, he had an early start in the kitchen and took a particular liking to Emeril. This was the early […]

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Apple Pie

Apple Pie

There is nothing as comforting as the onset of fall. It is time to take out those cozy sweaters and slip under a blanket on the couch with a cup of hot apple cider. For me, it is also the season that brings the most nostalgia and comfort while cooking. Yes, the summer is full of […]

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Pete’s Baked Penne

I know it has been a while, and I am sorry for the delay! It has been busy here with moving and figuring out a few different big life changes. But all is good, and I am back to blog! This recipe came about when my boyfriend and I were on our 3rd year anniversary. […]

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tomato fresh mozzarella salad

Heirloom Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella Salad

When the first tomatoes started to appear at the farmer’s market, I was ecstatic. Call me a nerd, but I love farm fresh tomatoes. And when I saw heirlooms, I was even more excited. Heirloom tomatoes are exactly what they sound like. Just like your great grandmother’s ring is an heirloom, these tomatoes are heirlooms. […]

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