Beet & Blue Cheese Tart

Beet and Blue Cheese Tart with Walnuts and Balsamic Glaze

Well, I guess I’ve decided that beets are the official food of Valentine’s Day! First, I used beets in my pink cupcakes. And now, I’m turning them into hearts. How could I not, though, really? They are such a pretty color and just perfect for the holiday! One of my number one all time favorite… 

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Black Bean & Hominy Dip

Black Bean and Hominy Dip

One upon a time I lived in Boston. It was the early post-college days, which meant lots and lots of girlfriend get-togethers. One of my friends lived in a gorgeous, expensive condo with an amazing city view. Since the rest of us lived in shacks and studio apartments, we ended up spending a lot of… 

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Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

This weekend I’m busy working on some really awesome changes for this lil ole blog here. I’m pretty excited and you all will get to see why very, very soon! In the meantime, here’s a great appetizer recipe to keep your palate satisfied. Stuffed mushrooms are one of my favorite appetizers, and these ones are… 

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Blueberry, Beet and Goat Cheese Salad

Red, White and Blue Salad - Blueberry, Beet and Goat Cheese Salad

This weekend, we went to a presidential-themed dinner in honor of Lincoln’s birthday, Washington’s birthday (aka MY birthday), President’s Day and so and so forth. Most of the dishes were White House recipes or former presidents’ personal family recipes– it’s amazing what you can find on the interwebs. Our British friends even made the queen’s… 

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Antipasto Bake

Antipasto Bake

January brings two things: New Year’s resolutions… and football parties. My last post addressed the resolutions. Now that we’re halfway through January and ready to throw resolutions out the window, let’s move on to the more fun one: football parties! Obviously, football is a good excuse to drink beer and eat junk food. I’ve had… 

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SRC: Spicy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Spicy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

This post is probably a little late, considering most people carve their pumpkins long before Halloween. This year, between Nick being gone for most of October and my parents being in town during the holiday, I just never got around to it. I decided that it actually worked out though, because then I could keep… 

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