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Summer Vegetable Chowder

I’m completely pumped about my balcony tomato plants.  Finally..finally…they are starting to produceView full post »

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread

I spent last Sunday in the local emergency room with a busted-up finger and a huge bruise/scrape on my chin.  I won&#View full post »

Raspberry Champagne Cupcakes with Champagne Buttercream Frosting

My sister got married last weekend. I’m sure she will say the same, but it was one of the best days of my life, IView full post »

summer fruit compote

Summer Berry Compote

  Finally.  Finally summer has descended upon Milwaukee after weeks of gloomy, rainy chilliness.  View full post »

Ruby Slipper Smoothies

When I saw this recipe on Cooking Light, I knew I had to make it….for the sole reason that the nameView full post »

Butterscotch Cake Pops

My sister is getting married in less than one month.  The countdown has officially begun. Recently I went back toView full post »

Cheesy Risotto Cakes with Poached Egg

I’ve been doing a lot of soul searching lately.  Part of it has to do with the idea that I must start acting likeView full post »

Spinach White Bean Avocado Quinoa “BLT” Wraps

I have recently discovered cycling, and I think it just might be “one of my sports”.  Not a runner, not anView full post »

Pasta and Sausage in Creamy Vodka Tomato Sauce

It’s ironic that I’m posting a pasta recipe when it’s something I’m avoiding at all costs rightView full post »

Garden Vegetable Bagel Melts (and a Giveaway!)

I think some of you have commiserated with me before about small living spaces and over-reactive smoke detectors.  InView full post »

Chocolate Chunk Cookies with Sea Salt

  I had a post pretty much ready to go to show what to do with leftover risotto, but then a little bird toldView full post »

Lemon Spinach Artichoke Risotto

  Suddenly I’m realizing that risotto might be on my list of favorite foods, especially when it comesView full post »

My Ultimate Salad

  Happy Salad Month!  Did you know that May is National Salad Month?  (I didn’t either.)  ButView full post »

Guacamole (A Curvy Carrot Remix)

    You know you’ve been blogging for a while when you realize that every time you see an old photo from aView full post »

Almond Joy Chia Smoothies

Smoothie time. I have recently fallen in love with a chocolate almond milk-it’s like a secret treat in my fridgeView full post »