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Everything Bagel Ham and Cheese Bites

Everything Bagel Ham and Cheese Bites

If you love Everything Bagels these grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwich Bites with everything bagel seasoning are going to be your new lunch time favorite.    Putting my impulse buy to good use.... A few months ago I happened upon a container of Everything Bagel...

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Eggplant Lasagna

Eggplant Lasagna

Let's celebrate National Lasagna Day this week with Eggplant Lasagna!   What happens when National Lasagna Day and eggplant season occur at that the same time? A classic Italian Eggplant Lasagna of course! Eggplant also seemed to be a trending topic on the blog...

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How to Make Amaretto Tiramisu Cake

How to Make Amaretto Tiramisu Cake

LIVE - Step by Step - HOW to video for Amaretto Tiramisu Cake Hey guys step inside my kitchen and make this Amaretto Tiramisu Cake. I go over all the steps, ingredients and supplies needed. This is an old Facebook LIVE video that I've never gotten around to sharing....

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Best Roasted Pepper Recipes

Best Roasted Pepper Recipes

Mealtimes aren't easy as they used to be am I right?! Between empty shelves and spending less time out of the house, getting dinner on the table lately seems to be a little more harder these days.  This is where I can help.. lucky for you I am the world’s biggest...

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Lemon Ricotta Bundt Cake

Lemon Ricotta Bundt Cake

If I've learned anything during this pandemic, it's that everything imperfect is perfect again. I feel like over the years there has been this sensationalized image of perfection sweeping over our daily lives. Perfect family photos,  perfect relationships, perfect...

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Broccoli Cheddar Mashed Potato Puffs

Broccoli Cheddar Mashed Potato Puffs

With nothing but time at home and a new found love for leftovers, I thought this was the perfect time to share this recipe for Broccoli Cheddar Mashed Potato Puffs. Just upon the start of this global pandemic crisis, my little one had already started "distance...

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Spaghetti with Grape Tomatoes and Little Kick

Spaghetti with Grape Tomatoes and Little Kick

Almost 6 years to the date, I am finally getting around to updating this post. My current situation is home with my fam in New York during the Covid-19 outbreak so I not only have some extra time on my hands, I also have a family that's always hungry! I'm literally...

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Ricotta Zeppole

Ricotta Zeppole

Growing up one of  my most favorite treats was fried dough with powdered sugar - known by most as Zeppole.   Another name my family used for them was "pettole".  It's what they call Zeppole in the Italian region of Puglia, or at least in my Grandmother's town in Bari....

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Lasagna Rolls

Lasagna Rolls

Hey foodie fam, I am back with some new recipes. I know it's been a little while since I have had a recipe to post but the last 4 months have been such an emotional roller coaster. I either need to invest into some Kleenex stock, a good therapist or both!  Between my...

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Chocolate Peanut Protein Shake Cookies

Chocolate Peanut Protein Shake Cookies

I’m super excited to be partnering up again with my friends at #Foodiechats via Georgia Peanuts  #PeanutMadness I’m not sure if you remember a while back, I introduced you to Peanut MILK by Elmhurst.  It was an absolute new product to me and I was thrilled to get the...

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Baked Chicken Caprese Melt

Baked Chicken Caprese Melt

Sear, chop and bake your way to the quickest, most flavorful weeknight dinner winner... Baked Chicken Caprese Melt You are going to want to add this one to your weekly menu roundup. It has all the markings for a magical meal in minutes. Some nights in the kitchen I'm...

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Quick Chicken Crust Parmesan Pizza

Quick Chicken Crust Parmesan Pizza

As seen on the Dr. Oz SHOW - May 22, 2019  My recipe for this Quick Chicken Crust Parmesan Pizza was recently featured on the Dr. Oz show segment "Cheap Chicken - What are you really getting when you pay less?" You can click the HERE to watch the segment.  Sometimes I...

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