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Vintage Chicken Feeder Fall Tablescape

Vintage Chicken Feeder Fall Tablescape

A vintage chicken feeder steals the show as the centerpiece for this cozy, fall tablescape. White and grey plates, individual cake stands, seasonal cupcakes and mid-century modern glassware beckon people to sit down and enjoy!

The BeST BLT Frittata

The BeST BLT Frittata

Bacon, “lettuce” (i.e. spinach) and tomatoes (fresh and sun-dried) combine in this baked frittata for a delicious and healthy taste of summer.

Chicken Roulade with Spinach and Prosciutto

Chicken Roulade with Spinach and Prosciutto

This is no ordinary chicken dinner! Layers of chicken, spinach, prosciutto, basil, and cheese, rolled into a spiral and coated with bread crumbs create a scrumptious savory roulade!

Eggs: One Dozen Incredible Ideas

Eggs: One Dozen Incredible Ideas

Welcome to my collection of egg related activites and recipes. From frittata to deviled, mosaic to magic, jokes to stories, there’s something for everyone!

Spring Forward Rolls

Spring Forward Rolls

Bring on the spring vibes with a mix of fresh vegetables and herbs, wrapped in a spring roll wrapper and dressed with some Tahini and lemon juice. The perfect light and healthy wrap for any time of year!

Spring Fever Picnic Roundup

Spring Fever Picnic Roundup

Brush the snow off the picnic table! March is a week away and I have full-blown spring fever. Although snow can still be expected in the next month … or two … daylight is embracing us longer and longer each day and those optimistic bulbs 

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Lemon and Prosciutto

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Lemon and Prosciutto

Get the idea of soggy sprouts out of your head! These roasted Brussels sprouts are accented with lemon and prosciutto and take less than 30 minutes to make!

A Heart for Kringla

A Heart for Kringla

Whether they are shaped like hearts, knots, or figure-eights, these simple Kringla Cookies will taste as good as they look!

Shortcut Biscuits and Gravy

Shortcut Biscuits and Gravy

Love biscuits and gravy but hate the time commitment? This “shortcut” recipe prepares the gravy in advance and uses two-ingredients to make delicious biscuits while reheating the gravy the next morning! Dig In!

Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

Get your coffee, wine or cocoa ready! This biscotti (twice-baked cookie) recipe blends cranberries, pistachios and a hint of orange into the perfect, dunkable, winter treat.