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Baked Samosas (2 Ways!)

Look out, world.  I finally learned how to make samosas.  Actually, I learned how to make real-deal traditional vegetarian samosas, but then had the idea to also try converting them into a (considerably) quick-and-easier version in mini phyllo cups.  So today I’m sharing two samosa recipes below, which happen to...

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15 Amazing Autumn Salad Recipes

I eat a lot of salads during the summer. So many salads, that when fall rolls around, I feel like I can scale back — take a little salad vacation if you will. Those leafy greens can wait, I’ve got pot roast and stews to consume. But these salads are an...

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Fuji Apple Chicken Salad (Panera Bread Copycat)

I’m bringing this one back up from the archives to share with you today.  Because I’m pretty sure we all need more of this salad in our lives. I only have a handful of restaurant copycat recipes here on the blog.  But after having ordered the Fuji apple chicken...

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Candied Pecans

I’ve heard it said that most of the enjoyment of a glass of wine comes from the smell. But I’m pretty sure the same goes for candied nuts. These.  Pecans.  Smell.  AMAZING!!! Oh my goodness.  I’m kind of convinced that people should stop buying candles and just bake candied...

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Chicken Parmesan Baked Ziti

Do you ever look at your life and wonder just how you came to be where you are today? I had one of those moments in the kitchen this past week when I was making this chicken parmesan baked ziti. Granted, any baked pasta dish always brings me back to...

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2-Ingredient Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken

Holy cannoli!  For those of you who missed it, I posted a roundup of Slow Cooker Dinner Recipes yesterday on the blog, and it absolutely crazy on Pinterest last night.  I guess you all love your slow cookers! I’m definitely a slow cooker fangirl too.  In fact, the weather...

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15 Slow Cooker Dinner Recipes

It’s that time of year again.  The time when we sadly bid all those lovely summer tomatoes adieu, and turn on the slow cooker.  As summer fades into fall and the nights grow cooler, there isn’t much more comforting than coming home after a long day’s work to a...

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Pico Nacho Bites

Ok, I was totally playing with my food and came up with this super fun new snack, but I could not for the life of me figure out what to name it. Mexican bruschetta?  Salsa bites? Then it occurred to me — nachos!  These totally count as ‘chos, right?? Well,...