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So Good Prime Rib Roast!! Sera Petras Photography

Prime Rib Roast

I think this prime rib roast is going to become a tradition for us. It’s simple to prepare but indulgent in flavor. I decided to include it in my Holiday Spread because it’s quintessential holiday, fancy fare. Plus, its really fun to photography, so why not make it when Sera Petras is there to take pictures. […]

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Gravlax with Lemon Caper Cream Cheese Mezzetta Super Good

Gravlax with Lemon Caper Cream Cheese

With Hanukkah around the corner, I thought I’d try my hand at some Gravlax. My hubby also loves smoked salmon, so it’s also a nice treat for him. We recently did Whole30, and the thing he craved most was a gravlax. Most gravlax is made with sugar, but I replaced the regular sugar with coconut palm […]

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Unnecessary but Perfect Food GIfts

Completely Unnecessary but Absolutely Perfect Gifts for Foodies

Do you have a foodie in your life who already has everything? I have a feeling that is what our families think about us. But my fellow foodies and I are here to tell you that we have a special affection for unnecessary kitchen gadgets. Now, I will say – not all gadgets are created equal. […]

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A Holiday Spread Photography by Sera Petras

A Holiday Spread

Photography by Sera Petras I’ve always found decorating for the holidays somewhat of a challenge. There are so many decisions to make. This is especially true, at least for me, when I have company coming over, even for just a meal. So, this year I thought I’d challenge myself to just go for it.  In […]

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Our Favorite Food Books

Still looking for gift ideas for this holiday season? Here are some of our favorite books that would make wonderful gifts for the food lover in your life. Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation by Michael Pollan This is by far my favorite book of the year. Michael Pollan expertly dives into modern food culture […]

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Chocolate Dipped Coconut Maccaroons SO GOOD Photo by Sera Petras Photography

Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons

Photo by Sera Petras Can you believe how beautiful these macaroons are? Well, that’s partly because they are so tasty, but also because Sera Petras came over and photographed them. I can’t believe how lucky we were to stumble upon Sera. Not only does she have the 2nd coolest name on the planet (After mine […]

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Green Beans with Cocktail Onions - Mezzetta

Green Beans with Bacon and Cocktail Onions

We are so excited to be participating in the Mezzetta Memories Holiday Giveaway. “Holiday Memories” is such a fun giveaway theme. As I’ve said in probably every holiday post I’ve ever written, I love the holiday season! I also love that I am able to experience and create a whole new set of holiday memories […]

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Look no further – 20+ Holiday Recipes Wrapped in One Nice Little Package (or post)

Hey Everyone it’s finally December and you know what that means? The Holidays are here! And along with that comes the holiday parties and family gatherings you have been looking forward to..or dreading, we don’t judge. Here are some of our favorite  recipes to help you get through the holiday season! Oh, and dont forget […]

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31 Days of Holiday Giveaways Mezzetta and MCK

Holiday Giveaway – Mazzetta Memories – 31 Days of Giveaways

I love the holiday season. Other than college football season, it’s my favorite time of year. The holidays are a time for family and food. What’s better than that? Some of my favorite holiday memories are; Digging through holiday decoration storage boxes to find the “chirping ball” my parents bought in the early 70’s. Who […]

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whole wheat oatmeal Banana Pancakes My clean kitchen with logo

Warm Brussel Sprout & Cranberry Slaw

Photo by Sera Petras This week I volunteered at a local soup kitchen. My family and I have been looking for volunteer opportunities that we can all do together for a while. We were lucky to come across this opportunity. It’s such an interesting place, a soup kitchen. It’s a hodge podge of different people, […]

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