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Peppermint Candy Cane Brownies

by amy 9 December 2014

I’ve spoken many times about my love for the combination of mint + chocolate. As a child, mint chocolate chip ice cream was my favorite, and as an adult, I still loooove that flavor combination. There are no shortage of chocolate-mint recipes on here (like these Andes Mint Chip Cookies, No-Bake Chocolate Mint Bars, Peppermint [...]

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Arugula, Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Flatbread Pizza

by amy 2 December 2014

I love love love pizza – both homemade and restaurant-made. Pizza is on our menu at least once a week, whether it’s homemade, take-out, dine-out, or even (gasp!) the occasional frozen pizza. No shame in enjoying one of those every now and then, am I right? =) Making homemade pizzas is one of my favorite [...]

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Pumpkin Magic (Seven-Layer) Bars

by amy 23 November 2014

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I knew I wanted to share a perfect-for-fall dessert for those of y’all who are still planning your menus. After reading through tons of potential recipes, I settled on these Seven-Layer Pumpkin Magic Bars, since they looked simple-to-make, delicious, creative, and good for a crowd. And now, after making [...]

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Pork and Hominy Stew

by amy 18 November 2014

I’ve mentioned before that my household loves any food that’s even remotely Mexican or Southwestern, and hominy is an ingredient that pops up in those cuisines. Do y’all know what hominy is? It’s basically dried corn that is soaked until the corn puffs up to the size of a large bean, with a texture almost [...]

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One-Pot Spicy Chicken + Rigatoni

by amy 11 November 2014

Of all the recipes on my blog, some of the most popular are the one-pot pasta meals, like this and this. I’m not surprised that y’all love one-pot meals as much as I do! They’re usually simple to make, they tend to make enough for dinner PLUS provide awesome leftovers, and of course, there’s only [...]

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