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Rum Soaked Pineapple Pops

Pineapple season is here! Although it’s still a tad colder here in the US than in the tropics, it’s still completely acceptable to soak your vacation-related produce in booze. My hard liquor consumption is fairly infrequent, but lately booze has worked it’s way into my kitchen. I’m much more of a beer and wine kind […]

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Maple Chipotle Chicken Wings

I have to admit, I did think about adding blood orange juice to this. I have a thing for blood oranges. But, I refrained, I was afraid I’d lose all of you who aren’t as into those guys as I am. But I did fall back on my love of chipotle. We all have these […]

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BLT Mini Tarts With Bacon Jam

BLT Mini Tarts with bacon jam, arugula and grape tomatoes. Makes the perfect summer party appetizer.

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Roasted Jalapenos with Bacon Jam & Goat Cheese

“In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.” – Jose Narosky (Photo source unknown) Thank you for all of the people who had fought, those who have died, the ones who will always nurse wounds and the mothers and fathers who had to stand back and watch it happen. Thank you for the gift of peaceful […]

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Herbivoracious Cookbook Review & Caramelized Apple and Blue Cheese Crostini

Herbivoracious Cookbook Review & Caramelized Apple and Blue Cheese Crostini

A review of the Herbivoracious Cookbook.

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Homemade Ricotta and Prosciutto Wrapped Mangos on Toast

Homemade Ricotta and Prosciutto Wrapped Mangos on Toast

I’ve been re-reading Plate to Pixel this week. An attempt to push myself forward off this photography plateau I’ve been stuck on. I struggle, at times, with the balancing act that is being a mom, working full time, and maintain a blog. When my photos suck, and I know it, I see them as the crack […]

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Jalapeno Popper Filled Potato Bites

Jalapeno Popper Filled Potato Bites

Everyone has guilty pleasure foods. No matter how “foodie” you think you are, there is a food that you love, but would never want to be eating if Thomas Keller decided to peek in your kitchen window.  For me, that’s good ole American bar food. Nachos, potato skins, jalapeno poppers, onion rings. Love it. Plus, […]

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Crab Cake Mini Muffins

Crab Cake Mini Muffins

You always have fun when you’re eating crab cakes. Actual fact. But, here is the thing about crab cakes: Lots of work. I made Wolfgang Pucks recipe once and it took me about an hour. They were really incredible, so if you ever get your hands on some really amazing, fresh, never touched a can, […]

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Party Food: Mini Galettes {Strawberry Brie & Bacon Goat Cheese}

Party Food: Mini Galettes {Strawberry Brie & Bacon Goat Cheese}

The requirements for party food are pretty simple, but hard and fast. Yummy Must travel well Must have the ability to sit at room temperature for extended periods of time Bonus if it evokes this sentence from at least one other party goer: “Can I get that recipe from you?” Mini galettes also have the […]

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