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PBJ French Toast

PBJ French Toast

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From kindergarten to well into adulthood, I took a peanut butter & jelly sandwich with me to work or school everyday. For some inexplicable reason, I never got sick of it. I looked forward to

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Spicy Grilled Veggie Hummus Sandwich

Spicy Grilled Veggie Hummus Sandwich

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This first version of this spicy grilled veggie hummus sandwich happened by accident. It was a hectic Monday, and I was attempting to get everything ready before I dashed out the door on my morning

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Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 medium zucchini, sliced into 1/4-inch-thick-rounds
  • 2 medium yellow squash, sliced into 1/4-inch-thick-rounds
  • 3 bell peppers, cut lengthwise into strips
Homemade Burger Buns

Homemade Burger Buns

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Summer, you are finally here! Memorial Day may be the unofficial start to the season, but it already seems in full swing. The past week of 80-degree days had me scrambling to dig out the

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Black Bean Burgers

Black Bean Burgers

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My little one keeps surprising me with his adventurous palette. On Saturday I gave him a simple PBJ for lunch. Always multi-tasking, I was entertaining him while I cooked in the kitchen. It can be

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Ingredients
  • 3 scallions, roughly chopped
  • 1-15 ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup cooked brown rice
  • 1/4 cup salsa plus more for serving 
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 buns
  • Baby greens, sliced tomatoes and red onions for serving
Herbed Turkey Burgers

Herbed Turkey Burgers

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I am not sure why I made the split second decision to buy ground turkey instead of ground beef at the market. Perhaps my inner voice was telling me to go with the healthier option even

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No-Knead Bread

No-Knead Bread

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I love “fancy” bread, not identical rectangular loaves with exact precut slices. When I see artisan breads on display with their flour-dusted, uneven crusts, I can’t help having a serious case of bakery lust, and I want

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Ingredients
  • 3 cups all-purpose or bread flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry active yeast
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups room temperature water
Beet Grilled Cheese

Beet Grilled Cheese

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From kindergarten through the beginning of my adult working life, Monday through Friday, lunch was always a peanut butter and jelly sandwich with carrot sticks.  The repetition never bothered me. There are few combinations as perfect as the PBJ.

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Ingredients
  • 5-6 medium red and yellow beets, greens removed and reserved for another use
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 slices crusty bread
  • 3 ounces goat cheese, room temperature
  • 1 scallion, thinly sliced
  • 1 handful arugula
Dry Rubbed Turkey

Dry Rubbed Turkey

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With nearly 3 weeks since Thanksgiving, I’ve had plenty of time to recover from the feast and settle into the unavoidable overeating for the remainder of the year. Thanksgiving is my absolute favorite holiday meal.

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Ingredients
  • For dry rub
  • 1 tablespoon dried rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder