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September Partners: Fillmore Container, EcoJarz, McDonald Paper, and Mason Jar Lifestyle

Happy September, dear readers! It’s the start of the month and that means that it’s time to thank the businesses that help make this site possible. Please do show them that you appreciate their support with your time and attention!  

Lancaster, PA-based and family-owned Fillmor…

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Making Homemade Tortillas is Simple, plus Five Ways to Boost Them

We make tacos with fresh, homemade tortillas constantly. They're a taco night game-changer, and so so so easy. You can make the dough in a heartbeat using masa harina, which is available tons of places. Once the dough is made (seriously, two minutes tops) you can keep it refrigerated for days and da…

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5 Ingredient Summer Pesto Pasta (AKA Costco Pasta)

The perfect picnic pasta! This 5 Ingredient Summer Pesto Pasta is packed with chicken, cucumbers, tomatoes and covered in tasty pesto sauce. 

BEST. PASTA. EVER. (And easiest.) 5 Ingredient Summer Pesto Pasta

5 Ingredient Summer Pesto Pasta

I grew up on this pesto pasta and my Mama’s Enchiladas. These recipes were my mother’s go-to recipes and I still make t…

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Twenty-Five+ Healthy Low-Carb Mexican Food Dinners for Cinco de Mayo

posted by Kalyn Denny on April 26, 2019

Cinco de Mayo will be here soon, and here are Twenty-Five+ Healthy Low-Carb Mexican Food Dinners for Cinco de Mayo! Now you can enjoy Mexican food without overloading on carbs. Use Recipe Round-Ups to find more low-carb round-ups like th…

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Black Pepper Cheddar Bacon Biscuits

August 21, 2018

Black Pepper Cheddar Bacon Biscuits - So flaky, fluffy and buttery! With crisp bacon bits, sharp cheddar, black pepper + garlic. These are simply THE BEST!

So flaky, fluffy and buttery! With crisp bacon bits, sharp cheddar, black pepper + garlic. These are simply THE BEST!

Black Pepper Cheddar Bacon Biscuits - So flaky, fluffy and buttery! With crisp bacon bits, sharp cheddar, black pepper + garlic. These are simply THE BEST!

I know I should really be focused on this wedding diet and all. You know, the whole shredding-for-the-wedding business.

But really, all I car…

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Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Shells by The Pioneer Woman

I love chicken Alfredo. I love stuffed shells. Ergo, I love Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Shells! That doesn’t mean I’m good at math or logic—it simply means I’m good at eating. This is a tremendously delicious baked pasta dish, and if you have all the ingredients at the ready, it’s really not hard to pul…

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“Why Didn’t I Think Of That?” – Part Thirteen

Why Didn't I Think of That

Here on my blog, I strive to share simple, everyday tips and tricks that can help make your life a little bit easier. But sometimes, the tips that I want to share aren’t something I can write a whole blog post about! And since I simply cannot waste a good idea, I tuck them away to use at a later dat…

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Buffalo Chickpea Pitas With Ranch

January 28th, 2014

Makes 16
Total time: 20 minutes || Active time: 20 minutes

Buffalo Chickpea

Why is the Super Bowl my favorite time of the year? I totally don’t follow football the rest of the season. I’m more of a baseball girl (86 Mets!) but honestly, haven’t really paid at…

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Avocado toast, nachos & vegan donuts Omaha

Hand holding vegan apple fritter. Vegan donuts Omaha.

Avocado toast, nachos, and vegan donuts Omaha. How to not go hungry as a vegan in Nebraska. Donuts from Hello Sugar and Farine + Four, and nachos at Modern Love.

This past weekend David and I went to Omaha for a couple of days, because he was speaking at their local BritishFest about his work on D…

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KitchenAid’s fiery new shade is our latest appliance obsession

Is it possible to fall in love with a stand mixer? For 100 years, KitchenAid has been winning the hearts of home cooks with their mixers, blenders, food processors and other kitchen tools, but they’ve really outdone themselves this time. To celebrate their centennial anniversary, the appliance brand…

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Want Claire’s entire guide to Merida? Check out her PDF!


The Landscape:

Mérida lies about 20 miles from the Gulf of Mexico on the Yucatán, and about 100 miles from numerous Mayan ruins. Cenotes, primal sink holes that act as oases in the sweltering jungle, dot the map to the south an…

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I love that cotton candy has become a food trend – popping up on pinterest boards, instagram photos, and even on some inventive menus. It’s the perfect cross section of nostalgic and ephemeral. It sticks to your fingers if you hold it too long and dissolves on your tongue instantly. There’s a reaso…

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Our Favorite Stocking Stuffers for Cooks

Come Christmas morning, stocking stuffers don’t get enough love. While all my friends are focused on the big, bow-wrapped presents under the tree, I’m eyeing my stocking to see if I can guess what I’ve been given (and then peeking into it to see if I was right).

The people in my life know me …

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The 20 Most Useful Things You Can Do With Peppermint Oil

Uses For Peppermint Essential Oil

All the hot, sunny weather we’ve been having lately has me feeling especially appreciative of anything I can use to cool off (no matter how briefly!) I’ve been singing the praises of our air conditioning system, my big floppy hat that keeps the sun out of my face, and my secret weapon for beating th…

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Arugula Salad with Berries

Arugula Salad loaded with strawberries, blueberries, creamy goat cheese and drizzled with the best balsamic glaze! Arugula Beet Salad is our go-to in winter, but this Arugula Berry Salad is the most requested spring and summer salad.

We love fruit in salad like our Winter Fruit Salad, and Autumn Chi…

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A Lesson in Cambodian Cooking, From a Mother-Daughter Duo

[Photographs: Vicky Wasik, Joel Russo. Video: Serious Eats Team]

If you don’t have Cambodian relatives or friends, it’s quite possible you’ve never had the good fortune of eating the delicious food of this coastal Southeast Asian country. In cities with small Cambodian communities, restaurants and g…

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Spriralzed Sweet Potato Chow Mein

Spriralzed Sweet Potato Chow Mein

This makes a very tasty meal that is really quick and easy to make. It’s a “light” meal yet filling. We enjoyed this so much, we will do more stir-fry meals this year.

Sweet Potato Chow Mein

Serving Size: 4


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Wellness Should Be More Inclusive

Every time I scroll through headlines or feeds promoting healthy eating and living well, the wellness representative always has a look. She’s typically a she, almost always white, usually thin, conventionally attractive, and young. Her fitness regimen predictably alternates between burpees and bikra…

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Christmas Edible Gifting: S'mores Rocky Road

S'mores Rocky Road

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Fancy Pants Marshmallows

Happiness is a homemade marshmallow nestled in a cup of steaming hot cocoa.  Or actually, happiness is about one minute later, when the marshmallow starts to melt, slowly enveloping the chocolate in a blanket of white sweetness.  Of course it’s easiest to reach into a bag and pop a jet puffed marsh…

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