National Parfait Day | All the Parfaits

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My neighbor Janet comes over sometimes to watch TV, have dinner, just hang out. She also benefits from my cooking through the food holidays because I bring food over to her all the time. During an episode of Chopped, she decided to clue us in to surviving the baskets: you can always make a slider and you can always put out a parfait. Ever since her nugget of wisdom was imparted onto us, I noticed that she's right! And it rings true to me because when I've been stumped on a dessert for the food holiday, I've taken to making a parfait. They're so simple! I'm in the true home stretch of the ...

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National Sardines Day | Caesar Salad

National Sardines Day | Caesar Salad Dressing

Caesar salad dressing is made with anchovies, and that's pretty well known, do you may be asking: what is the difference between anchovies and sardines? To which I reply: who cares?? I could tell you what the difference is, but it's not too much, from what I could tell. Because there ...

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National Espresso Day | Espresso Chip Madeleines

National Espresso Day | Espresso Chip Madeleines

Well, hello, there. It's Sunday morning so I thought you could use some espresso. Also, it's National Espresso Day so, you know, I kind of have to give you some goodies. Yesterday my husband and I visited this guy's house who's a part of the Tampa Gardening Club. We scored fruits and ...

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National Cashew Day | Cilantro Soy Rice

National Cashew Day | Cilantro Soy Rice

Let's be real. The best cilantro rice is from Chipotle. I've made something pretty similar, making sure to include delicious cilantro and tangy lime, but without the accompaniments in the form of a stuffed burrito, it's just not the same. But, today, I have to present a recipe with cashews ...

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Friday Links | 11.21.14

Well here I am on a Friday night, sitting in front of the TV and watching a recording of Tom Chef (I'm pulling for Gregory or Ming!), and I realized that these Friday links posts are still not a natural thing to write up because I had totally forgotten all about it. I would normally, being ...

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Thanksgiving feast

Great Recipes for a Thanksgiving Feast

This is a sponsored post with foodie.com, but I really do like to celebrate Thanksgiving foods! I love Thanksgiving beyond the great food I get to eat with my family. It all started about a month ago with the Thanksgiving recipe posts on my favorite food blogs. I think I discovered more ...

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