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American Apple Pie – Food in Film

American Apple Pie – Food in Film

Today I made my first homemade pie and I have chosen to enter it into a blogging event, Food in Film, which is hosted by Susan at The Well-Seasoned...

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Samoas® Brownie

Samoas® Brownie

Until today I had never made brownies from scratch; I always used the box mix and as a result, I always felt a twinge of guilt. Making homemade brownies...

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Pasta Carbonara Florentine

Pasta Carbonara Florentine

Hold the florentine. I grew up eating pasta carbonara, as both my mom and grandma make it often, but I had never attempted the dish myself. I saw this...

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Chicken Spread

Chicken Spread

I am hosting this month’s neighborhood girls’ night and have turned it into a spa margarita party! My sister is a consultant for an at-home spa company and I...

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Parmesan Chicken & Rice

Parmesan Chicken & Rice

This is a nice light version of the typical Italian dish, risotto.  I came across this lighter adaptation on Cooking Light and only made a couple of slight modifications...

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Italian Stuffed Peppers

Italian Stuffed Peppers

Tonight was a stop in Italy. Although stuffed peppers are not an inherently Italian dish (sshhh, don’t tell my Grandma!), this version certainly tasted like it was straight from...

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Hummus

Hummus

Hummus is a traditional dip or spread that consists of mashed/pureed chickpeas and in its original form, tahini (a paste made of ground sesame seeds), lemon juice, and garlic....

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