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  • Shakshuka (Eggs in Tomato Sauce)

    We decided on this non-traditional, yet festively-colored breakfast for Christmas Day. It was fast and perfect for the range of egg preferences within our family—from those who really don’t like eggs (they just took a…

    December 25, 2013
  • Milk Punch

    Let me start by saying I love every recipe from Smitten Kitchen that I’ve ever had, and I very rarely modify her recipes. So by all means, if you are looking for a deliciously…

    December 23, 2013
  • No-Knead Bread

    We attempted the famous Jim Lahey New York Times No-Knead Bread recipe a couple of times without success. The first time, we winged it without looking at pictures. We were unsure if we were…

    December 8, 2013
  • Half-Homemade Croutons

    If you’ve never made your own croutons, you’re missing out. They’re fast, simple, and they bring your soups and salads to a whole new level. I’ve included lots of pictures since this recipe is…

    December 8, 2013
  • Turkey Chili

    When the weather turns crisp, nothing sounds better than a big bowl of chili. We make at least one huge batch every fall, and often more if we’re having guests over. It’s just so…

    December 4, 2013
  • Leftover Turkey Pasta

    Our fourth year of hosting parents for Thanksgiving was a success. We had a great visit, with too much food and too many delicious cocktails. I hope you enjoyed your holiday as well! As…

    December 2, 2013
  • Cauliflower Chickpea Salad

    This is one of those meatless meals that is hearty enough to make me consider becoming a vegetarian. Almost. Warm, wholesome, and filling. With a zesty kick. One of our favorite simple meals on…

    November 24, 2013
  • Thai Peanut Pasta

    We found another keeper! This one is quick and easy. I accidentally bought a thicker version of linguini—it would’ve been better with regular linguini. I’d never used tamarind paste before, so I did a…

    November 21, 2013
  • Lemon Garlic Sauce

    This is a quick and healthy sauce to dollop onto wraps or mediterranean dishes. I never thought I’d use my Magic Bullet as much as I do, but it makes things like this so…

    November 1, 2013
  • Pumpkin Ginger Soup

    My friend Becca said she wanted to learn to make soup, so we decided to take it on during our October Girl’s Weekend. She suggested this pumpkin and ginger soup recipe, and then tried to nix it since…

    October 30, 2013