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Gluten-Free Smoked Salmon Breakfast Pizza

Gluten-Free Smoked Salmon Breakfast Pizza

| May 23, 2014 | 24 Comments

Creamy cheeses combine with peppery arugula, salty smoked salmon and other deliciousness on these gluten-free breakfast pizzas that are perfect for your next spring brunch. This recipe is brought to you by Pamela’s, makers of gluten-free baking products. All opinions are my own. Back in March, I headed to Boston on a business trip where […]

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Sesame Roll Recipe

Sesame Roll Recipe

| May 19, 2014 | 20 Comments

There’s nothing quite like the yeasty goodness of fresh, hot bread, right? This Sesame Roll recipe is pretty easy (the stand mixer does most the work!) and bakes up hot, firm rolls perfect for anything from your barbecue (bratwurst, I am looking at you).   Whenever people find out what I do for a living, I am […]

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Very Veggie Tabbouleh

Very Veggie Tabbouleh

| May 14, 2014 | 32 Comments

Loaded with tomatoes, cucumbers, red peppers and more, this Very Veggie Tabbouleh recipe is a quick and easy side dish perfect for spring and summer cook-outs. I vividly remember the first time I tried tabbouleh. I was 18, and had just moved to the city (New York, that is) for college. That semester I was […]

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Tomato Basil Fried Polenta with Blue Cheese

Tomato Basil Fried Polenta with Blue Cheese

| May 12, 2014 | 34 Comments

Crispy fried polenta cakes are topped with a warm garlicky tomato topping, fresh basil and sharp blue cheese. It’s a celebration of fresh flavors and textures. As I am sitting here, Jewel is singing “Have a Little Faith in Me,” and the kids are outside playing with a shiny gold ball – practically daring the storm […]

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Triple Layer Quesadilla Dip

Triple Layer Quesadilla Dip

If you love quesadillas, then you will probably go wild for this easy Triple Layer Quesadilla Dip, which brings together a quick and easy guacamole, salsa and cheese for a spectacular dipping experience. This recipe was created for my client Old El Paso but all opinions are my own. Just when I thought I’d found […]

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Veggie and Bean Rice Bowls with Lime Cilantro Vinaigrette

Veggie and Bean Rice Bowls with Lime Cilantro Vinaigrette

| March 15, 2013 | 6 Comments

Dear March, enough with the cold weather. I am so over it. Bring on the warmer temperatures, skin-kissing sun rays and afternoons in the backyard. Seriously, it’s time to let go of the near-freezing temperatures and tuck the bulky coats away once and for all. Please? Whether or not March complies with my request (and […]

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Easy Split Pea Soup

Easy Split Pea Soup

| April 29, 2011 | 5 Comments

You know how flavors can bring back vivid memories? Split pea soup is like that for me. One whiff of it’s smoky scent, and I feel the chilly spring afternoon air as I sat at my family’s wrought-iron patio set. My grandfather had returned from a favorite deli with sandwiches and soups, and raved over […]

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