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Simple Beef and Broccoli

by amy 17 February 2015

One of my ongoing kitchen goals has been to cook with different cuts of meat. With beef, there are two cuts that I’m very confident with cooking — ground beef (like in my favorite Meatballs, American Chop Suey, or Stuffed Peppers) + filet mignon, which is my go-to meal for special occasions. But, I’m trying […]

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars

by amy 10 February 2015

It’s the week of Valentine’s Day, which means that there are tons of amazing, decadent, extravagant desserts popping up on blogs this week. Since I knew my blogging buddies would have the exquisitely fancy desserts covered, I decided to go the opposite route and share a simple, quick, + completely unfussy (but still delicious!) dessert […]

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Falafel Burgers {Vegan}

by amy 25 January 2015

Today, Iā€™m participating in a fun blogger event ā€” the Secret Recipe Club. How does it work? Every blogger is secretly assigned another blog + chooses a recipe from that blog to make. On reveal day (today!), all of our posts go up at the same time, + everyone gets to see who was assigned […]

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Mexican Pulled Pork (Carnitas)

by amy 20 January 2015

Here in the Southern USA, we eat a lot of pulled pork. In our family, it’s one of the go-to meals for a group dinner or party, as it’s easy to make a big, tasty batch for a crowd. In the South, it’s traditionally smoked + served with barbecue sauce. And while I love the […]

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Veggie-Packed Macaroni + Cheese

by amy 13 January 2015

As a mom to a toddler, one of my ongoing goals is to get her to eat a diet that is (relatively) balanced + healthy(ish). While she doesn’t hate vegetables, like many children, she prefers to fill up on the other stuff, + sometimes leaves the veggies behind. So, I figured a good way to […]

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