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More Than 30 Recipes for Enjoying Thanksgiving Leftovers in New Ways

After Thanksgiving, what will you do with all the leftovers? These recipes will help! From entrees to desserts, here’s how to repurpose Thanksgiving leftovers. Hope you had a wonderful, happy and delicious Thanksgiving yesterday! Ours was just perfect — filled with family, ridiculous amounts of food and our favorite traditions. Our table was overflowing with …

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On Strawberry Crumb Bars, and Writing to Connect

One of the scariest parts of being a writer is sharing myself with strangers. It’s intimate and personal, but also important. It’s what makes writing worth reading. Sure, I could stick to the story of how I came to make these bars. It’s topical and fun. It shows how sometimes an enthusiastic response is all …

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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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New on Momtastic: May 2014 Edition

When I am not writing about recipes for delicious food on Sarah’s Cucina Bella, I also contribute to Momtastic. It’s a fabulous website for busy moms on the go. Here’s a few of my latest recipe contributions there. Open-Face Cheesy Roast Beef and Veggie Melts Caramelized Onion Omelette with Ham and Brie Quick Breakfast Ideas …

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