Roasted Spicy Ranch Salmon with Asparagus

November 5, 2015
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Dinnertime at our house can be a little hectic. It is not uncommon to be sitting down at the table at 8pm. We try not to eat that late often but it happens. I feel that it is important my family sits down to several meals a week together. It can’t happen every night but I try for several […]

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Egg, Avocado and Prosciutto Wraps

October 23, 2015
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Peanut butter and jelly. Spaghetti and meatballs. Burgers and fries. Macaroni and cheese. Bacon and eggs. All are food combinations that most people love. But how about avocado and eggs? This might be my all time favorite food combination. I really think I could eat toast with mashed avocado and a fried egg everyday. But it […]

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Pies, Pies and More Pie!

October 13, 2015
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Last weekend I attended a pie party. Come on, you know you’re jealous! Who wouldn’t want to travel to New York City, wear stretchy pants and gather with a group of fabulous food bloggers and writers to eat pie? These were homemade pies by the food writers and bloggers. Let me also mention that this event  had […]

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One Skillet Poblano Chili Mac

October 9, 2015
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I am a huge fan of quick and easy dinners. They are typically what I cook on a week night. I have to say I am not the most consistent when it comes to having a weekly meal plan. I tend to  decide at 4:30 pm what we will be eating at 6pm. I usually look in my fridge […]

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Chili for a Crowd

September 22, 2015
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The crisp days of fall are here and Halloween is around the corner. I love Halloween! My kids are teenagers and we no longer have to take them trick or treating. To be perfectly honest, I was never thrilled about those plastic masks and the jog from house to house to fill up a pillow case […]

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Spicy Lentil Soup with Smoked Chicken Sausage

September 14, 2015
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There is a little chill in the air. This morning it was a sunny 52 degrees out. I love how it will still get in the 80’s during the day but cools way down by dinner time. This means low humidity and that it’s time to make a big pot of soup. It’s been a while […]

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Local Summer Eats

September 4, 2015
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Summer is almost over and my kids have gone back to school. But what a summer it was! Of course, food was included in all our vacations and outings. While we ate fabulous meals at restaurants on vacation, I am lucky to live in a place that has great food. Whether it was local NJ or […]

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My Jersey Tomato Sandwich

August 24, 2015
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A simple tomato sandwich was one of the staples of my childhood. In fact, it might have been one of the first ways I got my cooking hobby started.  I’m not sure if making a tomato sandwich is considered cooking however it led to making grilled cheese, English muffin pizzas, pasta and eventually this food […]

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Grill The Perfect Burger for your BBQ!

August 21, 2015

We love to have friends over to BBQ. Unfortunately the summer gets a little hectic and we have not had as many BBQ’s as we would like to. That’s ok because fall is right around the corner and it is a perfect time to grill. What is better than grilling a burger outside while having a beer then […]

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Food And Wine Conference Recap

August 12, 2015
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Three weeks ago I attended the Food and Wine Conference in Orlando. It was a great weekend filled with food, wine, and plenty of good company. It was held at The Rosen Shingle Creek Resort. As you can see by the view from my window, it was a beautiful place. This whole weekend was made possible […]

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