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I'm kicking off fall with these sweet and chewy oatmeal and brickle cookies that everyone is sure to love!

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This creamy fontina pasta is really easy and works well with just about any chicken dish. I love the minimal effort it requires and the great flavor {recipe}

This creamy fontina pasta is really easy and works well with just about any chicken dish. I love the minimal effort it requires and the great flavor {recipe}

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The subtle scent of spices and pretty crystallized sugar were the perfect compliment to basic shortbread cookies. Sugar and Spice Shortbread Cookies are a great way to enjoy the flavors of fall and winter.

The subtle scent of spices and pretty crystallized sugar were the perfect compliment to basic shortbread cookies. Sugar and Spice Shortbread Cookies are a great way to enjoy the flavors of fall and winter.

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Gooey and delicious caramel cheesecake cookies

Gooey and delicious caramel cheesecake cookies

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Fall is the season of everything apple, so I decided to turn Grandma’s famous apple cobbler into Apple Cobbler Muffins so that we could disguise dessert as breakfast {recipe}

Fall is the season of everything apple, so I decided to turn Grandma’s famous apple cobbler into Apple Cobbler Muffins so that we could disguise dessert as breakfast {recipe}

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Some days call for a margarita and not just any margarita, but a fresh, made from {almost} scratch homemade margarita.  The best part? I can make a pitcher in just 10 minutes.

Some days call for a margarita and not just any margarita, but a fresh, made from {almost} scratch homemade margarita. The best part? I can make a pitcher in just 10 minutes.

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Of course everyone loves a classic mimosa, but I could sip this strawberry lemon mimosa all day! It’s always a crowd pleaser and of course, just as easy to make!

Of course everyone loves a classic mimosa, but I could sip this strawberry lemon mimosa all day! It’s always a crowd pleaser and of course, just as easy to make!

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Marshmallow ice cream, like most of my ice cream recipes, only requires a few minutes hands on time, 3 ingredients, and a few hours of patience while it sets.

Marshmallow ice cream, like most of my ice cream recipes, only requires a few minutes hands on time, 3 ingredients, and a few hours of patience while it sets.

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Basil Lemon Pasta {recipe}

Basil Lemon Pasta {recipe}

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This homemade chocolate ice cream recipe is worth indulging. I honestly can’t in good faith ever buy ice cream again. It just doesn’t compare and is the same cost and just 5 minutes of “effort”.

This homemade chocolate ice cream recipe is worth indulging. I honestly can’t in good faith ever buy ice cream again. It just doesn’t compare and is the same cost and just 5 minutes of “effort”.

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3 ingredient shortbread cookies is a classic recipe – they’re so easy to make and you likely have everything you need right there in your pantry and refrigerator. Butter, flour and brown sugar. That’s why I couldn’t resi

3 ingredient shortbread cookies is a classic recipe – they’re so easy to make and you likely have everything you need right there in your pantry and refrigerator. Butter, flour and brown sugar. That’s why I couldn’t resi

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An easy sip perfect for day drinking like showers, birthdays, brunches. I blended champagne, simple syrup and lemon juice to make a refreshing Sparkling Lemonade aka Shot of Gold.

An easy sip perfect for day drinking like showers, birthdays, brunches. I blended champagne, simple syrup and lemon juice to make a refreshing Sparkling Lemonade aka Shot of Gold.

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You know my philosophy, it’s often easier to make things from scratch than purchase in store. Simple syrup is just that – simple. Made of nothing but water and sugar, it’s so quick and easy to make. I often make simple syr

You know my philosophy, it’s often easier to make things from scratch than purchase in store. Simple syrup is just that – simple. Made of nothing but water and sugar, it’s so quick and easy to make. I often make simple syr

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I decided to incorporate a little lemon into my pound cake. Who can resist lemon pound cake in spring and summer? It’s always a fave. Don’t be fooled by the weeks old pound cake sold at America’s favorite coffee shop. This

I decided to incorporate a little lemon into my pound cake. Who can resist lemon pound cake in spring and summer? It’s always a fave. Don’t be fooled by the weeks old pound cake sold at America’s favorite coffee shop. This

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This mascarpone cream recipe is my go to for a lot of desserts, but I especially love it with fruits. Get the recipe for poached peaches with mascarpone cream here.

This mascarpone cream recipe is my go to for a lot of desserts, but I especially love it with fruits. Get the recipe for poached peaches with mascarpone cream here.

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Fresh green beans are not only easy to prepare, but they’re so pretty. I’ll have green beans in shallot butter any day of the week, especially since it’s one of the few veggies I crave. I can pop them like candy!

Fresh green beans are not only easy to prepare, but they’re so pretty. I’ll have green beans in shallot butter any day of the week, especially since it’s one of the few veggies I crave. I can pop them like candy!

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Like all good things, a Brie L T is composed of a few delicious ingredients and can be made in less than 10 minutes, much like a grilled cheese. It’s become a weeknight favorite because it requires mostly staples, and it’s g

Like all good things, a Brie L T is composed of a few delicious ingredients and can be made in less than 10 minutes, much like a grilled cheese. It’s become a weeknight favorite because it requires mostly staples, and it’s g

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An almost from scratch tomato soup that is so easy, only takes 5 minutes of prep time, as is SO much better than canned. A great recipe for weeknights, or when entertaining. Our family enjoys it year round!

An almost from scratch tomato soup that is so easy, only takes 5 minutes of prep time, as is SO much better than canned. A great recipe for weeknights, or when entertaining. Our family enjoys it year round!

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Peach ice cream is one of my favorite summer treats. Just mix and freeze, no ice cream maker necessary! Get the recipe here.

Peach ice cream is one of my favorite summer treats. Just mix and freeze, no ice cream maker necessary! Get the recipe here.

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Peach week continues with prosciutto wrapped peaches in a brown sugar sauce. Consider the summertime

Peach week continues with prosciutto wrapped peaches in a brown sugar sauce. Consider the summertime 'lil smokies, perfect for the grill or pop them in the oven.

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Honey dijon vinaigrette is a classic dressing that can be used to marinate chicken, as a dip for vegetables and crusty bread or as a versatile salad dressing

Honey dijon vinaigrette is a classic dressing that can be used to marinate chicken, as a dip for vegetables and crusty bread or as a versatile salad dressing

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From grill to table, this peach dessert pizza is one of our favorites! A sweet and easy recipe that pairs perfectly with summer.

From grill to table, this peach dessert pizza is one of our favorites! A sweet and easy recipe that pairs perfectly with summer.

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No churn strawberry cheesecake ice cream is a rich and creamy treat, perfect for hot summer days! Just 10 minutes of prep time required, the rest of the magic happens in the freezer.

No churn strawberry cheesecake ice cream is a rich and creamy treat, perfect for hot summer days! Just 10 minutes of prep time required, the rest of the magic happens in the freezer.

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Easy No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars. I can

Easy No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars. I can't resist this sweet and salty dessert! These peanut butter bars are incredibly quick and easy to make, which is essential for last-minute get togethers. Plus, they’re delightfully chilled

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This water bar consists of nearly calorie free fruit infused water recipes that will leave you feeling refreshed!

This water bar consists of nearly calorie free fruit infused water recipes that will leave you feeling refreshed!

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My go-to dessert for summer entertaining is actually an event in itself! An ice cream float bar! {how-to, entertaining}

My go-to dessert for summer entertaining is actually an event in itself! An ice cream float bar! {how-to, entertaining}

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Peanut butter pie in a jar. This irresistible gluten free dessert won

Peanut butter pie in a jar. This irresistible gluten free dessert won't disappoint!

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This slightly sweet salad dressing is made from scratch in less than a minute. Raspberry Vinaigrette is the perfect compliment to fruit salads!

This slightly sweet salad dressing is made from scratch in less than a minute. Raspberry Vinaigrette is the perfect compliment to fruit salads!

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Naked cakes are bold and beautiful, showing all of their layers, revealing their imperfections and displaying their natural beauty, The light and lush flavor of this naked cherries and cream cake makes it the perfect dessert for

Naked cakes are bold and beautiful, showing all of their layers, revealing their imperfections and displaying their natural beauty, The light and lush flavor of this naked cherries and cream cake makes it the perfect dessert for

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Brie and Preserves. I don

Brie and Preserves. I don't think baked brie should be limited to the holidays. This bite sized version of baked brie and preserves tastes a little lighter and is just as easy to make.

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Summer is all about shortcuts for me, especially when it comes to dinner. This white wine lemon caper sauce doesn

Summer is all about shortcuts for me, especially when it comes to dinner. This white wine lemon caper sauce doesn't disappoint, and takes just 10 minutes!

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Secret Chocolate Sauce. I

Secret Chocolate Sauce. I've recreated the secret recipe for Ted Drewes chocolate sauce, 2 simple ingredients that make magic when blended together. Get the recipe here!

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I'm continuing to freshen things up this spring with a strawberry salad and poppyseed vinaigrette. This salad is a long-time favorite. It's light, slightly sweet and of course, easy to make.

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How to Caramelize Onions. Caramelized onions are perfect for burgers, tacos, grilled cheese, pizzas, and dips. Today, I

How to Caramelize Onions. Caramelized onions are perfect for burgers, tacos, grilled cheese, pizzas, and dips. Today, I'm sharing my secret for the best caramelized onions.

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