Thin Mint Chocolate Tart

How was your Pi Day?  We had a party and there was much pie and good friends.  What more could one want?  Nothing, there is nothing more anyone could want.  My mom has her master’s in math, so Pi Day … Read More

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Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Until this weekend, I’d never before put chocolate chips in my pancakes. It was…life changing. I mean, HOW had I not put chocolate chips in my pancakes?  Maybe not the brightest crayon. These were delicious.  A little lighter than with … Read More

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Citrus & Coconut Oil Snickerdoodles

A couple of weeks ago, I was attending a bridal shower.  We had a few errands to run in the morning, but I figured we had plenty of time until the afternoon shower.  Until I remembered I had offered to … Read More

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Roasted Red Pepper Pizza Sauce

I’ve mentioned before that we have homemade pizza most Friday nights around here.  We tend to keep things pretty standard with either a basic tomato sauce or pesto.  We had some red bell peppers sitting around last week, though, so … Read More

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S’mores Brownies

We are the luckiest and have a fireplace in our place and maybe it’s our favorite thing about our place. It goes without saying that we eat a lot of s’mores around here. It took me a while but I … Read More

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Favorite Recipes of 2013

Told’ya it was coming.  I’ve been sensing the anticipation all over the InterPlace.  In no particular order because that would be like choosing between children.  Click the picture for the recipe! So glad to have finally found a chile I … Read More

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Crockpot Chipotle Four Bean & Butternut Chili

(Foreward: chili never ever photographs well.  End.) For a long time, I’ve been wanting to figure out an easy crockpot chili that uses dry beans.  They’re cheaper and better for you and I far prefer the texture, especially after they’ve … Read More

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A Traditional Vegetarian Thanksgiving

My whole life, starting at the beginning of November, people (who have found out I’m a vegetarian) have asked me, “So do you celebrate Thanksgiving?” Um, yes. Forgive me for thinking you’re a dummy, but a) Thanksgiving is about more … Read More

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Maple Pumpkin Pie Bars

I am extremely picky about pumpkin pie.  It has to be not too thick, creamy but not goopy, pumpkin-y but not bland, creamy and not rubbery, THE CRUST CANNOT BE SOGGY, etc. etc.  I have issues. I’ve been making hacking … Read More

5-Minute Crockpot Creamy Tomato Soup

I am a complete sucker for tomato soup.  Paired with grilled cheese sandwiches, it’s the vegetarian equivalent of comfort food.  I’ve been trying to settle on a crockpot version I love, one that deepens the flavors and isn’t just the … Read More

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Mascarpone & Mushroom Mac

Usually I’m pretty domineering about what we eat for dinner.  My way or the highway, fam.  But I figured I could allow Nat to choose his own birthday meal.  (I know you are v. curious for my tips on how … Read More

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