I love trying new recipes and I love cooking for people.
Being in a different city this month means that I have a fresh group of guinea pigs taste testers to try recipes on...
...so I have so many recipe ideas for recipes to create, as well as a pinterest backlog of other food bloggers recipes to try!
Here are some awesome picnic-friendly recipes from the blogosphere that I cant wait to try making this month!
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I often enjoy making up my own recipes, or starting with someone elses recipe as a baseline and turning it into something totally different. But sometimes other peoples recipes are already perfect as they are!
Averie Cookss Soft and Chewy Nutella White Chocolate Chip Cookies are perfect exactly as the recipe is written, so I resisted the temptation to make any alterations and was pleased by my decision to do so!
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Thank you to all of you who have been Tweeting and Facebooking and all that stuff about where my site went. Its here. Its back. A little worse for wear, but Im working on it. Some things are broken but Continue reading read more »
So how many of you went shopping yesterday? Go ahead, admit it. I wont judge. (Mentally judges anyway) YOU MUST BE OUT YO DAMN MIND!! When the doors open at WalMart and it makes the events in Ferguson, MO look Continue reading
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Potluck style Thanksgiving dinners are the best for a number of reasons.It's fair division of labor, so everyone has some fun cooking, but no one's completely exhausted by dinner time.It's fair division of costs, since everyone ends up buying some ingredients, but no one is saddled with the cost of creating an entire multi-course Thanksgiving dinner for X number of people.It's a fair division of effort, so everyone has time to sleep in and take it easy on Thanksgiving morning, and no one is forced to get... read more »
It's finally November and that means the holidays are finally here. Holiday party season is upon us!To keep us all feeling our best during the holidays, it's important to work in some balance among the indulgence. That's the best way to have happy, healthy holidays that stay great from beginning through end!
If you're the one hosting, take it as an opportunity to throw a healthier get-together. I'm not suggesting that you serve only celery sticks and lemon water to your poor guests, but rather that you ... read more »
My little sister's neighborhood best friend is a sweet bundle of energy with a high pitched scream and a face made for Elsa (of Frozen, of course) make-up.But she's also lactose intolerant and a ten-year-old - so sleepover eats? Not as easy as they could be. And then the kids are hungry and looking at you and you don't know what to make and it's like:
But it doesn't need to be overwhelming!Soymilk is a great sub for dairy milk and it's free of lactose, vegan-friendly, and every bit as delicious.We've b... read more »
I visited home for a long weekend at the beginning of the month (guys, how is it already August?) and my mom really likes cheesecake, so I decided to make a cheesecake for my AWESOME mom!We didn't have any graham crackers in the house, so I used Sandy's recipe for a New York Cheesecake that doesn't have a graham cracker crust!
Of course, I made some alterations. Following recipes to the letter? Generally not my thing, I like mixing things up! Here's my version of her recipe:
New York Cheesecake
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It's been a great summer and we still have a month left of summer as we head into August. I'm already looking forward to fall with the crisp, cool fall weather, apple picking, Halloween parties, and gradual approach of Christmas. But before we can welcome fall, we must bid a great adieu to summer.
How?END OF SUMMER PARTY!Enjoy the last weekend evenings of summer with friends, but without the stress of throwing a big to-do. A summer evening party should be fun and relaxed from prep to party to clean up!H... read more »
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