Greek Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

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Mark and I love Greek food, and I try to cook tasty takes on light, fresh Greek dishes as often as possible. Almost every time we have friends over, we make this salad, pop some hummus and warm pita bread on the table, and...

Soft ‘n Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

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This weekend was all about chucking out the old to make way for the new! Saturday brought our big, community-wide garage sale where we guzzled coffee, haggled here and there, and made a pretty penny for our no-longer-precious items… And Sunday brought boys, beer,...

Restaurant Style Salsa

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Living in Southern Texas, we certainly get our fill of scrumptious salsa. Not only do we have tons of tasty Mexican joints, but my friends make a killer homemade salsa for our neighborhood happy hours …Which are made all the more happy with a...

Mark’s Pizza Nachos

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Happy Monday, everyone. Today, my handsome hubby (who is good at everything but cooking) is taking over the blog! We wanted to twist things up this April Fool’s Day and let him run the show for a change. He worked real hard on these...

Lemon Cheesecake Bars

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I put these in the freezer so I’d stop eating them. The obvious choice. Except for the fact that – and say it with me now – cheesecake tastes JUST as good frozen. …Help? These are way too cute just to make for the...

Guacamole Deviled Eggs

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Every morning, a hardboiled egg stares me in the face for breakfast. I pop out the yolk, chomp into the rubbery white, and give a little wriggle as it goes down. I can’t stand it. Why? It is just so. so. bland. But it’s...

35 Recipes for Easter Brunch

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Brunch is a beautiful thing. A little bit breakfast, a little bit lunch and a whole lotta delicious! Here in Austin, brunch is a typical Sunday to-do, but for many it’s saved especially for Easter morning. Your family and friends will love being treated...

6 Days to Delicious: A Special Post with Philadelphia & Share Our Strength

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I’m a total cream cheese nut, how ‘bout you? In everything from mashed potatoes to cheesecakes, casseroles to cupcakes, cream cheese makes the magic happen. It has remained one of my absolute favorite cooking and baking ingredients. You can always find it in my...

BBQ Ham and Pineapple Pizza

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I have the worst time motivating myself to do things I don’t want do. How about you? Whether it’s going to the gym or cleaning the house, forget it. I’ll find something, anything else on my to-do to replace it (polish nails, organize Post-Its?)....

Overnight Cinnamon-Vanilla French Toast

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First off, I’ve got to say a BIG thank you to everyone who said such nice things about my new design. If I could give you all big plates of fruity, whip creamy French toast I would! Your feedback helps me more than you...