Holiday Happiness + Giveway!

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The last weekend Matt the kids and I went out and did a mad rush of holiday shopping. And afterexactly, 17 minutes and 30 seconds of shopping, the little man was demanding to be fed. We went to our go to choice: The Cheesecake Factory. It’ s a place where there is ...

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Steamed Mussels

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I’m all about low-fuss, easy entertaining recipes like these steamed mussels. It comes together in a matter of minutes and it can all be prepared in one pan. I used my 31/2 quart sauté pan that’s part of the KitchenAid® Tri-ply Stainless Steel Cookware 10-piece set. ...

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Beet Soup

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It’s the holiday season and I’ve partnered up with KitchenAid to share one of my favorites: Beet Soup with an Asian spin. This soup comes together in a matter of minutes with a little help from the ...

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Coffee Blondies

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When it comes to cookbooks, I read a lot of them and own even more of them. It's not often that I get a cookbook that I'm excited for nearly every recipe. The one that's dog earred in my kitchen right now (along with a few more that I will be sharing in the coming weeks) is ...

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Apple and Pomegranate Frisee

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I love crisp and light salads of any kind, but I especially love ones studded with fruits like apples and pomegranate. Matt and the boys can never understand how I can just a eat a salad for dinner, but are nearly disgusted when I have a cold salad for breakfast with a cup ...

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One Skillet Totchilada

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Forget rolling, forget the carbs—let's do enchiladas as a one pan, one-skillet meal that's topped with cauliflower tots. This was the first post-Thanksgiving dinner that did not involve turkey leftovers. Like so many of you, (or at least I hope so) I'm still stuffed ...

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Candy Christmas Trees

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Admittedly, I’ve never been much of a crafter. But this holiday, I’ve partnered with The Hershey Company to get my inner crafting-DIY on. I’m not going for perfection—just some happy holiday memories with my boys. There are so many fun things to do with Hershey’s ...

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