Green Beans in Mushroom Sauce

I’ve got five sisters, and have been on the phone with three of them for weeks. Ever since my mother threatened to come into town so we could all...

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Brother, can you spare a dime…and a little compassion?

How many times have you done it? Driven out of the parking lot and passed a sign holder. Diverted your eyes as if they weren’t there. Pursed your lips...

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6 All-New Halloween Recipe Ideas

I started typing this post when my 11-year-old son walked upstairs and started telling me about all his best friends. These are the sorts of conversations you don’t want...

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Crostini with Lemon and Roasted Strawberries

I know it’s autumn an all. Berries–and especially strawberries–are virtually out of season. Presenting a post with a strawberry recipe to you right now is the equivalent of asking...

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Meatball Stuffed Mushrooms

Guys, guys. I made this. It took minutes. It made me feel clever. You should get in on this feeling. It’s a good one. Meatballs. Stuffed in mushrooms. In...

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Shiny, Happy Sunrise Yogurt

Do you know it’s really hard to find happy morning quotes. I mean, good gracious! I started hunting for something poetic and beautiful about the light of the morning...

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Spicy Pumpkin Pasta and A Chance to Win!

Fifteen minutes until the start of school when my eleven-year-old says, “Hey mom! Did you make Dillon something for lunch?” What? Who’s Dillon? And why am I making him...

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Kimchi Party: Wildwood Foods Bento Box Dinner

Don’t you just love a good party? Not one of those gatherings where everyone gets together and sips wine and eats cheesecake (although, standard parties do have their place)…but...

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Kraft Recipe Makers: Sweet Plum Pork

It was 1:00 in the afternoon and I’d just stepped foot out of the shower when the doorbell rang. Diiiiiiiiiing dong. Ding dong. Ding dongggggg. The persistent visitor ended the...

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