Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

June 29, 2011

We are right in the middle of strawberry season in New England and I am loving every minute of it! Strawberries are by far my favorite fruit, and fresh picked strawberries are even better! We are lucky enough to have a couple of farms within about 10 minutes of my house that have pick-your-own strawberry […]

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes

June 23, 2011

 So a couple of days ago I posted a pretty healthy recipe, well today, I am posting the complete opposite. But, these cupcakes are worth every single calorie they contain. Chocolate chip cupcakes are stuffed with a cookie dough filling, topped with cookie dough frosting and more chocolate chips and a cute little cookie for […]

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Balsamic Asparagus and Cherry Tomato Salad

June 21, 2011

One of my favorite things about spring and summer is the abundance of fresh produce available. I know you can get produce any time of year in the grocery store, but it just tastes better when it is locally grown! This recipe combines fresh asparagus and tomatoes with a balsamic and orange dressing for a light […]

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Indonesian Grilled Swordfish

June 6, 2011

Living in New England, we get about 7 months of grilling weather every year (and sometimes that is stretching it!), so we take full advantage. Just like when I am cooking inside the kitchen, I try to mix up what kind of foods we grill outside as well. This recipe is a great alternative to the typical […]

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Tartine Brownies

May 31, 2011

I love a good brownie as much as the next person, but let’s be honest, unless it is a special occasion, I really only make brownies to eat the batter. But still, I do have high expectations for the final product. I am not one of those people who ran out and bought the edge brownie pan, I […]

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Parmesan Orzo

April 18, 2011

This a re-post of a recipe that I posted a couple of years ago, but we eat this orzo at least once a month, so it deserves to be updated! Orzo is such a simple, but versatile pasta side dish. This creamy Parmesan orzo is flavorful, but not overwhelming and pairs well with just about any entrée and […]

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Herb-Marinated Pork Tenderloin

April 15, 2011

Once a week, I try to sit down to plan our meals for that upcoming week. I usually try to plan a pretty good variety of meals and cooking methods. Spring in New England tends to be a bit tricky though, as some days it is 70 degrees and sunny and other days it is in […]

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Freezable Lemon Bars

April 11, 2011

Yes, it’s true, this blog is still alive! I am so sorry for the lack of blog updates lately. We have had a rough winter in our household this year and with the start of Spring,  things finally seem to be settling down! So thank you for continuing to check in and welcome to any new […]

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Asian Turkey Meatballs

February 11, 2011

We eat a lot of ground turkey in our house, so I am always looking for new and easy ways to prepare it. These turkey meatballs are not only easy, but they are also delicious. The recipe also includes a yummy lime-sesame dipping sauce, and if you have kids, you know they are much more likely to eat […]

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Asian Couscous Salad

February 7, 2011

If you are looking for something a little lighter after all that yummy Super Bowl food yesterday, I have the perfect recipe for you! This Asian Couscous Salad is light and refreshing, but still full of flavor. Whole wheat couscous is tossed with fresh, crisp vegetables and a tangy Asian vinaigrette. It is easy to throw together […]

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