Lighter Poppy Seed Chicken

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Taaaaayell me you’ve heard of poppy seed chicken. Oh my gosh, my mom made it 45 billion umpteen bo bumpteen trillion times growing up, and just the name alone totally reminds me of weeknight homework, 30 minutes of Nintendo and Fresh Prince of Bel Air. It also reminds me of the local jail but I’m […]

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Open-Faced Salmon BLTs

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Sometimes I wish it was 1955. But for like, just a week. Do you ever wish you could go back to a specific era of your life and relive it? But not actually relive it, but instead sort of hover over yourself like a little friendly ghost from the future? Oh man I totally do. […]

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Gemelli Pasta with Garden Greens and Pine Nuts

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Whoa, Nelli Gemelli! (I know it’s really Nelly, but just go with me here.) Do you ever plan a meal based on a color you have in your head? Like a certain color palate? Or a little mental paint swatch? You’re shaking your head. Okay. A couple of weeks ago Jamie Oliver posted this shot […]

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Jalapeno Popper Chicken Chili

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So the other night I went to a little karaoke shindig for a good friend’s birthday. And as I’m sure you can imagine, it was like an acid trip for me. Constantly on stage with the mic firmly planted in my competitive grip, and my ’90s dramatic ballad ready to spill out of my body […]

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Slow Cooker Paprika Pork over Parmesan Polenta

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Or we could just call it PPPPPPPPPPPPPPP. It’s like the scene in Friends when Joey was on set as a soldier (and almost missing Monica and Chandler’s wedding!), and his counter actor soldier guy keeps spitting all over him because, “when you enunciate, you spit!” It’s totally like that. (soldier costume sold separately) WHICH, by […]

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DIY Scented Hand Lotion

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JUST HEAR THOSE SLEIGH BELLS JINGLING, RING TING TINGLING TOOOOO. Yeah that would be your fist in my face right about now. It’s a craft post, you guys! And we’re making Christmas goodies. (please don’t barf) I was going to wait until after Thanksgiving to post this, but then I thought about all the neurotic […]

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Creamy BBQ Chicken Pizza

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This is a warning. The ingredients you are about to read may cause the following side effects: extreme weeping, sudden heart palpitations, tongue shock, blurry vision, then completely going blind, loss of hearing, dizziness, loss of consciousness, regained consciousness, only to be struck with an intense desire to climb onto your rooftop and sing to […]

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