Help for Life’s Weird Moments

Going to Walt Disney World? Magical. Having someone co-opt your account while you are there? Not magical.

Do you pay for things electronically? I do. Many people do. And sometimes, other people co-opt accounts to do so as well. I was compensated for creating this post but all opinions are my own. That’s never fun — at least not for the person whose account it actually is. A few years ago, while…

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Mini Pistachio, Walnut and Honey Baklava


Layers of flaky phyllo dough. Walnuts. Pistachios. Honey. Baklava is a symphony of flavors and textures. Served with homemade cinnamon whipped cream, it’s positively decadent. KitchenAid recently challenged me to create a mini baklava recipe. Honestly, this is a dessert I never imagined making — so I was more than a little apprehensive about it….

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Spicy Thai Curry Soup, Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Big News


From new recipes to a big announcement, here’s what’s happening around Sarah’s Cucina Bella. Months ago, my friends at the KitchenAid Blog, The Kitchenthusiast, asked to create a chicken soup with a twist. And since I love a challenge, I started by making my own Thai-style red curry paste for a spicy, succulent Spicy Thai…

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30 Slow Cooker Recipes for Soup, Stew and Chili

30 Slow Cooker Soup Stew Chili Recipes

With school in session, easy dinners are the name of the game — and it doesn’t get any easier than slow cooker recipes for soup, stew and chili. When I was apartment hunting in Maine back in June, there were a few things I was looking for. First, I wanted a two-story rental where the landlord…

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