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A Chance to Win Bragging Rights

Posted by on Feb 28, 2015 in Giveaways, Her Favorite Recipes, Read Her Blog | 7 comments

A Chance to Win Bragging Rights

There are some things in life I want to be better at. Cooking restaurant-quality meals is one of them. I have one meal in my recipe box that meets this qualification. Mind you, my standards are high. While attending Palm Beach Atlantic University,I worked at a high-end members’ only restaurant that overlooked Palm Beach. This may not seem like a big deal when it comes to cooking, but when your place of employment feeds you upscale cuisine before each shift, your taste buds get tricked into...

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Dutch Baby Pancakes

Posted by on Aug 16, 2013 in Her Favorite Recipes |

Dutch Baby Pancakes

In the 15-plus years that I’ve cooked for my family, I only have a handful of recipes I repeat. I’m a recipe sampler. The only caveat to this therapeutic activity is that it yields inconsistent results. Thankfully, my family doesn’t mind my dabbling in the kitchen. Especially when I stumble upon a recipe that is restaurant-style good. In my secret stash of repeat recipes, this over-sized pancake meets that standard. Baby Dutch Pancakes, as we incorrectly call them, were discovered one...

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A Quick Not-So-Pretty-Looking Soup Everyone Will Looove. Promise.

Posted by on Apr 20, 2013 in Her Favorite Recipes | 2 comments

A Quick Not-So-Pretty-Looking Soup Everyone Will Looove. Promise.

The other day the kids surrounded me with grumbly tummies and I knew I needed to find something fast. In search of that last-minute dinner I could throw together, I hopped on Pinterest. This site is a lifesaver, folks. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve pulled off a stellar meal when following a popular food blogger’s recipe. My Food! Food! Food! board gets lots of pins that I plan on testing. And it just so happened that I had picked up the ingredients for this Chipotle Black...

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Mangoey Goodness (Even for the non-mango lover)

Posted by on Jul 10, 2012 in Her Favorite Recipes, Read Her Blog | 4 comments

I love to cook. I just wish I was good at it. That’s why anytime my hubby plays in the kitchen, I stand back and cheer him on. He’s amazing with the oven or grill or sauté pan. Really, this is not fair for an unsuccessful mommy-chef like me who diligently selects five-star recipes and follows them to the teaspoon. But most meals turn out a seven. Or worse, a five. (We rate meals on a one to 10 scale. This helps my visual mind decide if it’s worth the time to recreate since 98 percent...

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