Kitchen

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  • Matcha, Goat Cheese & Truffle Honey Crostini

    Like Alexis from Teaspoons&Petals, I too am inspired by the magic of Matcha! In honor of National Hot Tea Month, I felt it was only right to do a little cooking with tea... After chatting with Alexis, she gave me this wonderful idea for a goat cheese & match crostini...I…

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  • DIY Cold Brew Coffee

    We all think of coffee as our morning routine...but what about coffee as your night time routine?? I am all about the cold brew coffee trend! It's less acidic, gives you less coffee jitters and can be made in big batches...for convenience...You know us mama's are all about convenience! All…

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  • Masala Chai 101 by Teaspoons & Petals

    Masala Chai 101 Winter means lingering longer under blankets, the glow of a fireplace (or way too many candles), and a warming cup of tea embraced my both hands. Beyond the temperature of the steep, there are certain spices that sing the song of the season. One particular tea blend…

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  • Mini Turkey & Veggie Meatballs

     Meatballs should be a staple in every home. I really believe that! From Beef, bison and veal...to chicken and turkey...who doesn't love a warm and flavorful little bite of goodness. These mini turkey and veggie meatballs make a great appetizer for a party or make these at the start of…

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  • Turkey, Apple & White Cheddar Sandwich with Greek Yogurt Aioli

    Sunday are good for things like long lazy brunch, good cups of coffee, hikes, cozy movies in bed and when lunch time hits...a great sandwich! Yesterday, I was all about the 'wich... I have a couple requirements when it comes to a good sandwich. First, the bread. Ya gotta have…

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  • Matcha 101 by Teaspoons&Petals

    Matcha 101 Who knew that a Japanese green tea powder would make last year’s list of top ten food trends and would fill our Instagram feeds with green dreams. I’m talking about the marvelous matcha. Traditionally part of Japanese tea ceremonies that are centuries old, this green tea has found…

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  • Not-So-Naughty: Butternut Squash & Mushroom Queso Fundido

    Queso is one of those comfort foods that brings me right back to my Texan roots...from the fake yellow cheese kind, with a can of mushroom soup poured in it ...to the white queso seen all across Texas...I love it!!! And i'll usually take it any way I can get…

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  • Kitchen Skill: Caring For Cast Iron

    Oh, cast iron, how we love you...but what a pain you can be! Have you ever opened up your cabinet to find that your cast iron has a nice layer of rust on it? I have and it is a bummer. Different people will tell you different things when it…

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  • Wonderful Sweet Scarlett’s Grapefruit BBQ Chicken Skewers

    I had the pleasure of working with the fabulous team at Wonderful Sweet Scarlett's Texas Red Grapefruit to develop some healthy and exciting recipes, and it could not have been more fun! Not only did I get to make a mess in my kitchen all in the name of "work"…

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  • Lilikoi Margarita

    If you have been following my @realgirlskitchen instagram you might know by now that we are in Hawaii to ring in the New Year with some of our favorite friends! The islands are so beautiful and we feel so grateful every time we are lucky enough to get to spend…

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