Category Archives: Recipe

Chicken Marsala Casserole

I’ve wanted to talk with you about what I’ve been cooking but I feel like I’m supposed to have a pretty picture to oooh and aaaah over before I post.  Which makes for a lot of radio silence here at … Continue reading

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Easy Chocolate Cupcakes

Life, in general, is not easy.  Life with a toddler, specifically, is not easy.  Especially when it comes to matters that concern the safety of said toddler, life is not easy. Toddlers don’t understand that you don’t run out into … Continue reading

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Big Batch Perfect Rice

I remember how the lid of my grandmother’s butter dish would clang as I removed the top and let my knife sink into the achingly soft stick of Land o’ Lakes (salted).  That creamy goodness quickly melted into the pile … Continue reading

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Cream Cheese Biscuits

I’ve said that Miss Libby at 2 is a glimpse at what I can probably expect in about 10 years (or sooner!) when puberty starts rearing its head. What with the tears and tantrums and drama, toddler and teen really … Continue reading

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Butter Broasted Carrots

They aren’t exactly braised.  They aren’t exactly roasted.  They’re somewhere in between…they’re broasted.  And they are exactly how I’m cooking up six pounds of carrots this weekend.  I know that sounds like a whole hell of a lot but between … Continue reading

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Breand and Butter Pickles

Allow me a Seinfeld moment….what’s the deal with Bread and Butter Pickles?  There is neither bread nor butter in the recipe.  So they’re called Bread and Butter because???? Now that I’ve gotten that out of my system, let’s talk quick … Continue reading

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Peach Blueberry Basil Crumble

This crumble represents a celebration of sorts.  On this particular occasion I was: Celebrating an afternoon spent with friends and indulging in laughter, retail therapy, and insanely good biscuits. Celebrating progress getting Miss Libby into a new sleep routine. Celebrating … Continue reading

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Homemade Magic Shell

I’ve been hiding something and I need to finally set it free…I am impulsive.  There, I said it.  My impulsiveness comes in two different flavors. There is the entitled impulsiveness like when I see a little something that makes me … Continue reading

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Brownie Ice Cream Sandwich

What kind of crazy made me think  it was reasonable to order my child’s birthday present six days before her birthday and expect to get away with it? The kind of crazy that comes from sleep deprivation. Who in their … Continue reading

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Foolproof Broiled Pork Chops

I hate bedtime. Wait, let me clarify.  I love my bedtime.  But I dread Libby’s. Up until a few months ago, we had a solid routine.  A little Peppa Pig, Charlie and Lola, or Yo Gabba Gabba!, dinner, play, pajamas, … Continue reading

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