Archive | July, 2013

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Skewers

My grill could replace my oven at this point. I love the smokey char, the quick cooking time, and the way that food just tastes transformed. This is a really quick and easy recipe that’s perfect for weeknights, but fit for weekend parties. I would absolutely recommend chicken thighs for this. The flavor is so […]

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Grilled Reuben Pizza and How To Make Grilled Pizza

 Grilled pizza is my favorite way to make homemade pizza right now. On the rare occasion that I think about it a day ahead of time, I like to make this pizza dough, but if I’ve only got an hour, I use this one hour pizza dough recipe. The grill gives the dough a nice […]

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Maple Bacon Doughnut Muffins

After months of waiting, my book is finally available for pre-order on Amazon. Which is equal parts thrilling and terrifying. I still have momentary panics that everyone will hate it, more of my previously mentioned Too Hard On Myself situation. In spite of the fleeting dread, I’m so grateful that I had this opportunity to […]

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Fried Ravioli Caprese Stacks

Back in January I very vaguely mentioned that I was involved in a Super Secret project that involved being sequestered without phone or internet for almost a week. My intention was not to be ambiguous, but to adhere to the Non Disclosure agreement I signed with Lifetime TV. Yesterday I was finally able to start […]

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Grilled Peach Ice Cream

I’m really hard on myself, I’ve told you that before. I’m a nothing-is-ever-good-enough kind of person. Lately, my photos have been in my line of fire when it comes to Stuff I’m Not Good Enough At. I can’t figure it out, why the light is never that beautiful, why the images aren’t compelling enough, why […]

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Mini Brownie Sundaes

This is another one of my “it’s not a recipe” recipes. Because it’s not, it’s assembly instructions on how to assemble these cute little party desserts. I made these for the Forth, a huge hit with with the under 5 set, and small enough to be the perfect size for little fingers. The only thing […]

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Super Soft Strawberry Cookies

Last month California Strawberry Commission generously paid my way to BlogHer Food conference in Austin Texas. As conferences usually go, the memories of the people and food stand the brightest in my mind. The bloggers from all over the globe, the friends I usually only see online, and the food I’ve been reading about for […]

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Grilled Guacamole

 This grilled guacamole isn’t just a product of my grill junky status, grilling avocados is a fantastic idea and the perfect way to get some of that wonderful smoke flavors into your favorite summer dip. After all, the 4th of July is right around the corner, and next to Thanksgiving, it’s America’s favorite reason to […]

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