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Greek Turkey Burgers {Tablespoon Tuesdays}

It’s okay to wear burger after Labor Day, right? How was your long weekend? Did you do anything laborious? Or was it more like Non-Labor Day weekend? I’m hoping my true labor day comes in mid-January. I don’t think I ever told you my due date, have I? Technically, it’s January 26th, but with twins, […]

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Pan-Seared Salmon with a Pistachio Mint Cream Sauce

OMG. We have to have a meeting right now. Sooooo I finished Gone Girl yesterday. ohhhhhhhhforthefreakinglove. I’ve had a number of you ask for my final thoughts on the matter, and without any spoilers, I’ve collected my overall take on the ordeal, and I’ve come to a most substantial conclusion: W.T.F.   Part one: SO […]

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Vietnamese Noodle Salad with Chicken

I just learned something right this second and I need to come clean about my wrong doings. My world is shattered. My heart, torn. My brain is fuzzy. My soul, worn. Just get to it? Okay. So you know how these little Vietnamese noodle salads are called “bun”? Yeah. Well I was locked. and. loaded. […]

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Lemony Roasted Potato Salad

My microwave is haunted. No, it really is. When I heat up anything, and then close the door after I’ve taken the food or coffee out of it, it starts up again, but only for a few seconds, like maybe six total, and then stops. Do you think it’s the ghost of my old kitchen […]

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Pasta Fresca and Mini Tex-Mex Chicken and Cheese Pies

Come hither. Sit. Two unexpected yet irrevocably significant things happened to me a few days ago, and I feel it’s only right to tell you. It all happened so fast and at the time I wasn’t even sure of what was actually occurring. I’m still trying to process it all and come to an answer, […]

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The Mojito. Moe-Hee-Toe.

Yesterday afternoon a couple of girlfriends came over to see my new mortar and pestle. You guys, it was like I’d brought home a new baby. We gazed upon it. We pet it. We lovingly wished great blessings upon it. And then we muddled the tar out of some mint and started drinking. Making a […]

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Roasted Eggplant Bruschetta

We had a big storm last night. We had sheets and sheets of insane rain, monstrous claps of thunder and everything. We had lightning, too. Oh guess what! One of the lightning bolts struck my neighbor’s tree, splitting it right down the center. It totally looks like something you’d see in a National Geographic magazine […]

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Corn Saute with Zucchini, Mint, and Spicy Tofu

Remember when I talked about getting a new bed for our bedroom and moving our old bed out and into a guest bedroom and that other bed which was in another guest room to the basement, resulting in mad chaos in my life and home? Well, that’s all figured out now. Mostly. But what I’m […]

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Spicy Shrimp with Edamame, Asparagus and Wheat Berries

There are only 11 episodes left on Oprah. ELEVEN. Does anyone else experience heart palpitations over this fact? Are you hosting a party? Attending a party? Can I attend yours? Should I host? Stop obsessing? Moving on to food. This recipe = to die for. Try it on a weekend when you have an adequate […]

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