Spicy Crispy Broccoli

Hi friends! Did you miss me? You might have noticed that I’ve taken a bit of a hiatus and that I haven’t posted in a while! Well there’s been a lot of change in my life lately – and I’m very ready to settle back into routine. Moving at the end of May kind of…

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Baked French Fries

Hi friends! Okay, okay, okay. Are you ready to hear the secret to crispy-delicious-perfectly baked french fries? The secret is cold water! You have to soak the fries in cold water before you bake them, it helps release some of the starch and makes ALL the difference. I’m serious, you cannot skip this step. It…

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Product Review: Silicone Prep Bowls

Hi friends! To be perfectly honest I used to think these silicone prep bowls were REALLY dumb. I thought they wouldn’t be useful in my kitchen, and that they would primarily take up valuable real-estate in my tiny cupboards. I kind of thought they were a bit of a gimmick and I was reluctant to try…

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Loaded Sweet Potatoes

Hi friends! This is such a fun meal, it’s really healthy and filling and a great weeknight meal! I probably make this at least once a month. One time Stefan came home from work late, and I had made supper earlier for myself and left everything out for him to put his own together. He…

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How to Select the Best Produce

Hi friends! Sometimes the produce section of the grocery store can be overwhelming! I’ve put together some tips about specific produce to help guide you. You’ll also look really cool when you shop if you follow these guidelines – trust me. You’ll be weighing/comparing, squeezing, pressing, sniffing – you name it! But honestly, please don’t…

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Smooth-Edge Can Opener

Hi friends! It’s time for another product review, this month I’m talking about the smooth-edge can opener. This can opener is positively dreamy to use, it doesn’t leave sharp edges! It cuts the edge of the can directly ON the little metal lip, most can openers cut through the thin metal just inside the lip…

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Avocado Toast

Hi friends! This is a super simple (but classy) weekend breakfast that I make for myself almost every Saturday. Trust me, you’ll love it! I recently learned how to soft boil eggs (ahem – as recent as this morning). The runny yolks are just so perfect and delicious, it makes it feel special. You can…

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Balsamic Arugula Pizza

Hi friends! This is an amazing pizza, our friends Kaitlyn and Dom made it for us a few years ago and we LOVE it! I actually can’t find the original recipe from the blog post that Kaitlyn sent me, but I have it memorized – so it’s fine, right? I think some of the best…

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Classic Chocolate Cake

Hi friends, This recipe is amazing and it’s a classic for a reason! I found it years ago on this blog and fell in love. It made its first published appearance in Good Housekeeping Magazine in 1927 and has re-appeared several times over the years with variations. (It’s also been re-appearing in my kitchen several times).…

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Easy Roasted Tomato Sauce

Hi friends, It was a very happy day when I figured out how to make my own easy roasted tomato sauce!  I try to make this sauce up on the weekend and have it ready and patiently waiting in the fridge before I need it. It won’t keep quite as long as store-bought sauce because…

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