Kitchen

The Heart of The Home

  • Cold-Buster Ginger Lemongrass Soup

      It feels like everywhere I turn someone is sneezing or coughing. When you have a baby, you become a bit crazy over this type of stuff. I see a sneeze coming from a mile away and I'm all "noooo" and then find myself karate chopping the air, thinking I…

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  • Raspberry Affogato

    Affogato is one of those desserts that instantly transports me back to a time in Rome, many many years ago. My sister was filming The Lizzie McGuire Movie, and I went to visit her for two weeks. Honestly, Hilary and I made some of our best memories there. We tried…

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  • Browned Butter & Sage Bowties

    A couple weeks back, I posted about how to BROWN BUTTER...now let's put our new kitchen skill in to action! This recipe is super simple, and can be made without the brown butter but whhhyyy? It adds so much depth to the dish and really tastes like Fall! Here is…

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  • Saffron Halibut & Squashed Tomatoes

      I don't know about you but I could not be more OVER turkey if I tried! I loved every second of Thanksgiving and all the weird leftover sandwich combinations...but I'm officially done! After days of eating rich and hearty food, all I want is something that is light and…

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  • Light Thanksgiving: Mushroom Medley

    Not everything on your Thanksgiving table has to be super naughty! A big pan of gorgeous roasted mushrooms can add beautiful umami flavor and texture to your table...and hardly any calories! The key to making mushrooms vs yeaa baaby muushroooms is quite simple! Ya gotta buy lots of different types.…

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  • Lemon, Rosemary & Maldon Smushed Potatoes

    I know we are all about mashed potatoes this time of year but what about smushed potatoes?? These little naughties are perfect for the holidays because once the new year rolls around everyone will be looking to clean their act up. OK, yes they are fried. Yes, they are starchy.…

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  • Morning Ritual: Meyer Lemon Water

    This is a pretty easy one! You have heard all the benefits of drinking a big glass of water in the morning, hydration, digestion, etc...and lemon is all kinds of good for ya! So give your morning glass of water a big ol' healthy squeeze of lemon in the morning…

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  • Happy Saturday

    It's the freakin weekend! Annd the weekend before Thanksgiving! Which means I am eating super clean! Knowing the damage that is coming our way, I always try to keep it on the straight and narrow before and after the big day. So in honor of this gorgeous November weather, let's…

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  • Turkey on the Grill

    If you are like me, you have spent quite a bit of time scouring the internet for the "right way" to cook your Thanksgiving turkey. I have watched tutorials, read blogs, read cookbooks...and every time I thought I found "the way" some other technique would look just a little bit…

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  • Light Thanksgiving: Roasted Asparagus

    Yes, the Holidays are all about indulging and letting yourself enjoy the last few months of the year. That doesn't mean you have to totally bust up all your hard work at the gym by consuming thousands of calories over the course of a couple of days!! I am all…

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