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Roast Chicken and Mango Curry Salad with Yogurt

This might just be our hottest weekend yet. Even more of a reason to avoid turning on the oven at all costs. This recipe allows you to do just that. And, you know, add another carcass to your frozen chicken mortuary in the process (despite the heat, we’re going to make a giant vat of...

Pizza Margherita

Am I the only one that is deathly afraid of turning my oven to anything higher than 475 degrees? It’s just…. so… hot! But now that we have our own pizza stone, we thought we should give it a go. (And, just because we were curious, the absolute hottest our oven will even go is...

Red Pesto Penne with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes and Goat Cheese

To say this was the best thing we’ve eaten in a long time would be an understatement. This was by far the best pasta dish I’ve had in recent memory. It’s 10:22 on Sunday morning and I’m salivating just thinking about it. The red pesto (sundried tomato pesto) is divine, the roasted cherry tomatoes are...

What a Response!

Thanks to everyone who emailed about the recipe cards. I didn’t quite know what to expect, putting an offer like that out there, and I’m blown away. To say I am now completely out of recipe cards is an understatement (I briefly considered ordering more just to meet all of the requests). I am truly...

A Perfect Day and a Giveaway!

Ok, last wedding post, I promise. I figured you guys would want to see the final outcome of all this hard work, right? Well, it was perfect, to say the least. From the cupcakes to the weather to the flowers, I couldn’t have asked for more. Sometimes I need to look at these pictures just...

Soft Tacos With Chicken and Tomato-Corn Salsa

We now return to your regularly scheduled programming. Ok, ok, so there might be *one* more wedding post, but I have no intentions of turning this into a wedding blog or anything. I promise. :) And just so you know – it’s been over 3 weeks since I last baked a cupcake. I needed a...