Baked Pasta with Summer Vegetables

Baked Pasta with Summer Vegetables

With pasta, life is sweet. With pasta and cheese baked into gooey and bubbly goodness, life is nearly perfect. No one will notice that there’s practically an entire summer...

White Chocolate & Berries Dessert Pastries

White Chocolate & Berries Dessert Pastries

Last week I was elated to find fresh berries on sale at the market. You see, living in Phoenix berries can be a little hard to find. Forget locally...

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How to Make Pizza Dough

Last weekend I gave you a recipe for uber-flavorful pizza sauce. Today I’m showing you step-by-step how to make pizza dough (it’s easy, promise). I love, love, love having...

Chorizo Empanadas with Avocado Cream

Chorizo Empanadas with Avocado Cream

Oh empanadas. You little portable parcels of buttery goodness. Just typing this post up is making me sad that there are no more of you little pastries left. The...

Currently

Currently

Reading Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser – I know, I know. I’m a little late with this one (the book was originally published in 2002). Unfortunately all the...

Farro with Coarse Pesto

Farro with Coarse Pesto

The first time I heard about farro was while watching Giada de Laurentiis on the Food Network years ago. She explained farro as an ancient Italian wheat grain that...

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Chocolate Covered Cheesecake Bites

Chocolate Covered Cheesecake Bites are the ultimate indulgence! The idea for this recipe happily popped into my head unexpectedly last week, much like finding forgotten money in your pocket....

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A Homemade Kitchen: Pizza Sauce

A Homemade Kitchen series includes recipes that feature homemade versions of your favorite store-bought meals, snacks, treats, condiments and more. Homemade is better for your budget, body, and taste...

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S’mores Brownie Bars

I can’t believe S’mores Week is already over. It’s probably just as well, I don’t think the amount of graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate I’ve purchased the past few...

s'mores pop tarts

S’mores Pop Tarts

Day 4 of S’mores Week! I hope you guys have liked all the s’mores recipes. It’s been a blast making all these ridiculous s’mores treats and getting to share...