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Making The Most of Your Blender

Let’s talk about blenders, shall we? Blenders have come a long way – you can practically send yourself to the moon with a Vitamix these days. But it’s not just the new ones I love. My mother in law had…

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The Best Old Crap In My Kitchen

Remember recently when we all shared our feelings – and there were lots of good ones – about air fryers? They are a newer addition to the kitchen and it got me thinking. What about the trusty old things that…

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All the Places Sugar Hides in Food

Let’s make one thing real clear: I like sugar. Please reference these amazing cookies Lola made that I had trouble stepping away from. Cookies are surely one of the primary ways sugar was intended to be used, and I’m grateful…

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When You’re Stuck in a Dinner Rut

This is not revolutionary, but in our house one of the best ways to get kids to try new things is to involve them in the process. Both the planning and cooking. If you have trouble giving up control sometimes…

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A Guide to Gluten-Free Flours

Here’s the deal – gluten is DEEE-licious. I’ve never met a beautiful loaf of bread or pizza I didn’t love.  That said, they don’t always love me back. Lately I’ve realized a lot of friends and family are in the…

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Meal Planning Made Easy

Very little in 2020 is within our control. When things feel unpredictable, I gravitate toward routines that make me feel calm and prepared for whatever this whack job of a year is going to throw at us next.  Many of…

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Is An Air Fryer Really Worth It?

This morning I got a text from a friend – “Random question… do you have an air fryer?” Some of you may remember that earlier this year I wrote about what kitchen gadgets I was using the most during quarantine.…

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5 Weird Ingredients that Can Reinvent Your Cooking

Let’s call a spade a spade when it comes to cooking. The intimidating part about using ingredients you’re not familiar with is worrying you’re going to use them wrong and mispronounce them to your friends. (That can’t just be me,…

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The Great Pumpkin Problem (Soup Recipe)

Who else started a garden for the first time ever while in quarantine then accidentally grew a 32 pound pumpkin? Just me? Cool.  So here’s the thing: I had visions of having pumpkins to pick as the temperatures started to…

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How I Got My Picky Son to Eat Vegetables

There was a time when my son only ate beige food. We even sang about it years ago. (Also, look how teeny tiny my babies were! Lola is now 5 inches taller than me.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWoumR-jUcQ Our son had massive reflux…

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