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One-Hour Sun-dried Tomato, Basil, and Mozzarella Focaccia Bread

When I told my family I was making focaccia bread, I heard crickets. No one was too terribly excited. Then I told them it’s going to taste almost like pizza. Suddenly...

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Soft and Chewy Triple Peanut Butter Cookies

It’s no secret that I really love peanut butter. I wrote a cookbook with over 100 peanut butter recipes included. These cookies have peanut butter incorporated 3 ways because you can...

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Sweet Potato and Mozzarella Egg Skillet

Sometimes simple is best. Actually, most times. In life and in recipes, keeping it simple definitely has its perks. There’s nothing fancy about this, but I find it’s the 3-ingredient, 15-minute...

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Chocolate Coconut Mounds Bar Brownies

I’ve made a lot of brownies in my day, but usually with mint,¬†caramel, peanut butter, or Nutella. It was high time to break out the coconut. They’re some of the best...

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Lightened Up Cheesy Quinoa Lasagna Bake

Lasagna is an all-time classic comfort food, but not exactly lite. A pound each of mozzarella, ricotta, ground beef, sausage, and noodles doesn’t work for me. This lasagna bake is meatless,...

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Sweet Soft Cherry Bread with Cherry-Almond Glaze

My grandma used to make the best cherry bread. I’d given anything to watch her make it and write down what she did. But since that will never happen, I had...

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Cherry Revitalizer Smoothie + KitchenAid Stand Mixer + LeCreuset Dutch Oven Go Tart Giveaway

It’s amazing what the right smoothie can do. This one gives me energy and makes me feel refreshed and revitalized. Partly because it’s not a super sweet smoothie. I used¬†Montmorency tart...

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Quadruple Chocolate Soft Fudgy Pudding Cookies

My first foray into pudding cookies went so well that I wanted to try a chocolate version. So I did with four kinds of chocolate in one cookie. May as well...

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BLT Chopped Salad with Homemade Creamy Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

I’m probably the only person in the world who hates bacon, but I do. That’s just more for all you bacon lovers. Nearly all my life I’ve been either vegetarian or...

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Red Velvet Gooey Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

These are the softest, gooiest, moistest cookies I’ve ever had. I’ve made tons of soft and gooey things, but these truly take the cake and live up to their name. Since...