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    July 22, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Honey BBQ Chicken & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    July 17, 2013

    Royal Baby Food For Your Royal Baby

    While we anxiously await the birth of the British royal baby (I almost feel like Royal Baby should be capitalized 'cause it's that big of a deal), I wanted to take a second to let all of the other new babies out there know that we're thinking about you too. People seem abnormally concerned with issu ... More >>

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    July 15, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Mahi-Mahi Tacos & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    July 8, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Summer Garden Pasta & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    July 2, 2013

    Make A Patriotic Dessert This 4th of July: Easy Cherry Berry Crisp

    Independence Day; a day to honor America, celebrate our freedom, and eat tons of Red, White, and Blue crap. This Cherry Berry Crisp is a super easy, colorful, and perfect for 4th of July. The dessert is packed with tart cherries, fresh sweet blueberries and raspberries, and some buttery brown sugar ... More >>

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    July 1, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Blue Cheese Burgers & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    June 26, 2013

    The Non-Pressure Test: Make The Perfect Pie Crust & Lemon Meringue Like a Masterchef

    Masterchef is back (and with another Houstonian in the mix)! We've been loving the season so far, especially the pressure tests. But with a pissed-off Ramsay, daunting time restraints and cameras right in the contestants' faces waiting for them to break down in an ugly cry in front of the judges an ... More >>

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    June 24, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Kabobs on the Grill & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    June 19, 2013

    The Non-Pressure Test: Make Hollandaise & Eggs Benedict Like a MasterChef

    Masterchef is back (and with another Houstonian in the mix)! We've been loving the season so far, especially the pressure tests. But with a pissed-off Ramsay, daunting time restraints and cameras right in the contestants' faces waiting for them to break down in an ugly cry in front of the judges an ... More >>

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    June 17, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Mussels in White Wine & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    June 11, 2013

    Spirited Sweets: Semolina Pudding with Ginger Vodka Sauce

    A few years ago, my husband received The Vodka Cookbook and a bottle of Smirnoff for Christmas. He was grateful but a bit bewildered, having never much been interested in drinking vodka let alone incorporating it into his cooking. So it sat on our shelf untouched and eventually I stole the vodka ... More >>

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    June 10, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Easy Chicken Fajitas & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week -- my weekly mea ... More >>

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    June 3, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Greek Spinach Pie & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    May 27, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Beer Can Chicken & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    May 20, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Grilled Pork Tenderloin & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    May 16, 2013

    Breakfast in a Mug: 90-Second Blueberry Muffin

    It's fair to say I've become obsessed with microwavable desserts in a mug. I've made some fudgey 60-Second Brownies, a gooey Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookie and a Crumb-Topped Mug Coffee Cake. Now it's time for a muffin in a mug, or as I like to call it (because I'm super lame), a muggin. This blue ... More >>

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    May 14, 2013

    5 Recipes with 5 Ingredients (or Less!) You'll Love

    In the kitchen I vacillate between insanely ambitious and incredibly lazy, but "incredibly lazy" wins out most weeknights. I like recipes that require minimal prep, using just a few ingredients, to get dinner on the table in as short a time as possible (or at least with very little work on my part). ... More >>

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    May 13, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Buttermilk Fried Chicken & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    May 9, 2013

    Copycat Recipe: Max's Wine Dive's The "RVP"

    If you've never been to brunch at Max's Wine Dive and you enjoy lovely things like hot cakes, wings and fresh mimosas, I urge you to check it out (they even do brunch on Fridays). Until then, I'm sharing a copycat recipe for one my favorite MWD brunch dishes -- The "RVP." That's a stack of fluffy an ... More >>

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    May 6, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Shrimp Tostadas, Steak Taquitos, Wicked Philly Cheese Steaks and More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    April 29, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Mini Chicken Meatballs, Skinny Fettucini Alfredo & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    April 25, 2013

    How To Make Homemade Hot Giardiniera, My New Favorite Condiment

    If you've never tried hot giardineira (pronounced jar-dih-NAIR-uh), I urge you to immediately. I first fell in love with the condiment -- made with pickled vegetables and spices -- when I tried it on Pappa Geno's ridiculously delicious Wicked Philly. It even prompted me to pick up a jar and make my ... More >>

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    April 22, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Baked Chicken Milanese & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    April 22, 2013

    How To: Make Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches

    It's that time of year again; time for cold treats and sweets that will cool you down in the summer heat and satisfy your sweet tooth cravings. Ice cream is definitely one of the best cold treats. It's smooth, creamy and always hits the spot. If you want to kick things up a notch, take two of the b ... More >>

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    April 15, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Pork Meatball Banh Mi, Cauliflower Fried Rice and More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    April 8, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Linguine w/ Baby Clams & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    April 1, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Squash Gratin, Skirt Steak & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    March 27, 2013

    Easter Potluck Recipe: Greek Spinach & Cheese Pies

    This weekend, I'll be attending the 3rd Annual Friendster. While it may sound like the name of a defunct social network, it's actually an Easter potluck with my degenerate group of friends. Last year's bounty was quite interesting -- from my homemade spinach bread and raspberry French macarons to a ... More >>

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    March 25, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Fish Tacos, Pork Tenderloin with Mango Salsa and More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    March 18, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Baked Crab Cakes & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    March 18, 2013

    Purple Hull Peas in Season: Get Yours at Canino's and Make an East Texas Feast

    One of my favorite springtime rituals is finding purple hull peas at Canino's -- the massive farmers market complex on Airline at Loop 610 -- and picking up the ingredients for a good, old-fashioned East Texas supper. Canino's has those peas in right now for a very reasonable price: $5.99 for one-a ... More >>

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    March 11, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Skirt Steak with Chimichurri & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    March 4, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Asparagus & Mozzarella Topped Chicken & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    February 28, 2013

    Five Ways to Use Those Tomatoes "On the Verge"

    We purchase an inordinate number of tomatoes, at an alarming rate, on a weekly basis. We never learn our lesson, because we adore tomatoes so very much and we are (apparently) incapable of showing restraint. We buy tomatoes on the vine, we buy heirlooms at the market, we buy cherry or grape tomatoes ... More >>

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    February 25, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Loaded Chili Dogs & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    February 18, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Spinach & Shrimp Pizza More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    February 15, 2013

    The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook: Inspired Recipes for Hard-to-Inspire Cooks (That's Me)

    Molly Dunn really needs to stop writing about cookbooks, because I'm going broke and gaining weight. That goes for you, too, Patrice Shuttlesworth! I was browsing the shelves at Brazos Bookstore less than two weeks ago, and mentioned to manager Jeremy Ellis how much I had enjoyed the cookbook Plen ... More >>

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    February 7, 2013

    All The Luxury, Half the Price: A Romantic Valentine's Day Dinner for Two

    Romance is in the air...and in my kitchen. My fiancé and I are skipping the stuffy Valentine's Day steakhouse dinner in favor of an at-home meal filled just as much luxury. By using lobster tails in a decadent macaroni and cheese and serving strawberries with a homemade champagne vinaigrette, we'll ... More >>

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    February 6, 2013

    Eat Noodles...Without the Noodles: A Tale of Two Squashes

    Oh my gosh, you guys. Up until last week, I never knew my life was missing something. I've found a new love; a real love. It makes me feel warm and fuzzy and fills me with...joy. It's really the only thing that makes sense anymore. It's spaghetti squash. I first fell in love with it when I used it ... More >>

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    February 4, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Tuna Melts & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    January 28, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Beef Keema, Curried Potato Salad, & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    January 21, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Veggie Stuffed Stromboli & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    January 16, 2013

    60 Second Crumb Coffee Cake...In A Mug

    It's fair to say I've become obsessed with microwavable desserts in a mug. I've made some fudgey 60-Second Brownies, a gooey Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookie, and now a Crumb-Topped Mug Coffee Cake. See also: What's Cooking on Pinterest? Nutella Mug Cake This simple and moist yellow cake is topped ... More >>

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    January 14, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Chicken Paprikas, Black Bean Quesadillas & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week -- my weekly mea ... More >>

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    January 7, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Turkey Sloppy Joes & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    January 3, 2013

    My Favorite Birthday Meal: Chicken Paprikas

    Nothing says nostalgia like your birthday. Each year, my mom would make my brother, sister and me our favorite meals for our respective birthday dinners. I'd get super pissed when it was my sister's -- Pork Chops and Apple Sauce (though I love it now) -- and semi-excited when it was my brother's -- ... More >>

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    December 31, 2012

    5 Essential Foods for a Lucky, Healthy, Prosperous New Year, with Recipes

    All throughout the world, different cultures have their own way of celebrating and ushering in the New Year. (And, of course, not everyone celebrates the New Year on January 1.) And while most Texans are familiar with the idea of having a pot of black-eyed peas or Hoppin' John on New Year's Day, the ... More >>

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    December 31, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week? Baked Potato Soup (Lightened) & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week -- my weekly mea ... More >>

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    December 24, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week? Christmas Eve Spinach Loaf, Savory Bread Pudding and More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    December 20, 2012

    Breakfast on Christmas Morning: Monkey Bread Muffins

    My mom has made monkey bread for breakfast on a few Christmas mornings. There is nothing better than waking up to the sweet sugary smell of monkey bread baking in the oven. It's sticky, sweet and each little bite melts in your mouth. Making monkey bread from scratch can be a bit challenging if you' ... More >>

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