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Blog posts June 2019

French Onion Chicken

Put the words “French Onion” in front of just about any recipe, and I’m pretty much guaranteed to like it. This French Onion Chicken? True amore. Hunks of crusty sourdough bread, sweet onions, and juicy chicken tossed in melted butter then baked until caramelized and tender, this tasty recipe …

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DIY Glitter Speckled Mugs

This post is sponsored by Plaid Enterprises.DIY Glitter Speckled Mugs

If you haven’t already tried Folk Art’s Glitterific Acrylic Paint, get ready to add glitter to everything you own! It’s SO much fun to work with and has an amazing finish. For today’s project, we made this set of decorative mix-and-match glitter speckled …

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Crispy Baked Tofu Bites

Crispy baked tofu is a delicious source of plant-based protein that is super easy to make!  It’s crispy on the outside, tender and creamy in the center and you can customize the flavoring with your favorite sauces and seasonings.

crispy baked tofu cubes on a rimmed baking sheet

We don’t eat a ton of tofu in our house, but once in a while I like …

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30 Easy Recipes for College Students

It’s that time again! Time to settle in for the semester and really hit the books. But don’t let food take a back seat. You need to keep yourself nourished and full of energy to make it through those classes, study sessions, and that part-time job, too. I know it’s easier to just stop and grab …

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Drip Birthday Cakes

Drip Birthday Cakes

Candy Explosion Drip Cake

These Drip Birthday Cakes are colorful, whimsical and oh so sweet!

This year I’ve made a few Drip Birthday Cakes for people I love and I thought I’d share them here all together.

I’ve admired this fun, drippy, candy-explosion style cake for a while and …

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How to Make Yogurt in an Instant Pot

August 28, 2018


How to Make Yogurt in an Instant Pot - Yes, you can make yogurt at home! It's cheaper and 100x creamier! You'll never want to buy store-bought yogurt again!

Yes, you can make yogurt at home! It’s cheaper and 100x creamier! You’ll never want to buy store-bought yogurt again!

How to Make Yogurt in an Instant Pot - Yes, you can make yogurt at home! It's cheaper and 100x creamier! You'll never want to buy store-bought yogurt again!

What? Yogurt in an Instant Pot?! Um, yes, 10000 times yes!

The process sounds like it’ll take for-ever, but really, this recipe is so sti…

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Your favorite Easter jelly bean just got a major upgrade

Your favorite Easter jelly bean has received a major upgrade. Ahead of the 2019 holiday season, Starburst is rolling out new Starburst Jelly Beans Duos, featuring two flavors in each bean. No need to mix together a blueberry bean and a strawberry bean for a funky combination — these candies do the h…

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Summer squash and green chiles

On a recent visit to Texas, I was staying with a friend and cooked her family dinner. There was an abundance of squash and green chiles in their refrigerator, so along with a block of cheese, crushed crackers, and milk, I made a squash casserole.

It was a hit, as anything that’s creamy, cheesy, and r…

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Instant Pot Golden Lentil & Spinach Soup

I shared this Instant Pot Lentil Soup recipe nearly two years ago, and it’s been one of my top-most-visited (and top-rated!) recipes ever since. Instant Pot Lentil Soup is the perfect thing to make in your electric pressure cooker – it really is super easy and w…

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