Peaches and Cream: A Healthy Version

I love peaches. Just the word "peaches" makes me think of summer orchards in the country, full of plump, sweet peaches, ready to be picked and eaten. I consider myself one lucky girl when it comes to peaches, since I live in Georgia and near South ...more

5 Ways to Make Quick Pickles

As Alton Brown says, “If you’ll just take a little time to learn a few basic procedures, not only the whole produce section, but the whole world, will be your pickle … and good eats.” It’s true: Quick pickles all sort of follow a pattern. You’ll be ...more

How to Make the Perfect Cobb Salad

Many of the fresh summer veggies that are usually spilling off my kitchen counter at this time of year have yet to make an appearance, because it's been so darn cool this summer (at least where I live!). But has that stopped me from creating ...more

5 Healthy Breakfasts You'll Love

Do you hate eating breakfast? Then don’t come over to my house. This meal will often have me making 12 servings of oatmeal, two or three dozen eggs, three loaves of whole-grain bread, a one-kilo tub of yogurt, or 24 whole-grain waffles, plus ...more

3 Ways to Transform Traditional Pesto

One of the most simple, delicious sauces is a classic pesto. Traditionally, pesto genovese, which is named after its originating home in Genoa, Italy, is a simple sauce made from nuts, cheese, garlic, basil, olive oil, and salt. While pine nuts are ...more

Rich Rum Chocolate Mousse Served in Shot Glasses

This came about as a result of having a bowl of egg yolks lying in the fridge from all the egg whites I used for the my Brandied Strawberry Pavlova (recipe coming soon). It turned out as a luxuriously rich mousse, that I confess I have eaten, regularly and unashamedly, in bed—no sharing, of course! ...more

How to Chop an Onion Resentfully

1. Stare at onion. Realize how much you hate cutting onions. They make you cry, but not the reason normal people cry....more
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One-Pan "Practical Pork Chops" in Half an Hour

So, what's so practical about this pork chop recipe? Well, it incorporates all my favorite flavors to combine with pork (apples, onions, mustard, honey) in one roasting tray. It's also easy, takes about half an hour to make, and there's only one pan to wash up—what could be more practical than that? ...more
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Baked Broccoli Mac & Cheese + The Lady & Sons

I just got back home today from a little vacation I took with my mom....more

Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino

This is a homemade copycat version of Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino that also uses real pumpkin. I’ve already indulged on quite a few Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino’s lately. But they can get pricey when you drink too many, so I’ve also made some homemade versions ....more

Mexican Pull-Apart Pizza {Football Friday}

This a version of one of the most popular Football Friday posts from last year, Pull-Apart Pizza. It was so good and extremely popular. This year I switched up the flavors and made a Mexican Pull-Apart Pizza ....more

Nutella Banana Tarte Tatin with Cinnamon Sugar Roasted Pumpkin Seed and Hazelnut Crunch.

This is all of my favorite things. The post Nutella Banana Tarte Tatin with Cinnamon Sugar Roasted Pumpkin Seed and Hazelnut Crunch. appeared first on Half Baked Harvest ....more

Two Women Made the MasterChef Finale, but We Really Only Care About the Shoes

This week, the two finalists from Season 5 of MasterChef competed for the title of America’s Best Home Chef. After first being chosen from a pool of thousands, these extremely talented, self-taught women withstood three months of grueling challenges to become the last ones standing. And, incidentally, they joined other women from the international MasterChef shows when they became part of the first women’s-only finale on MasterChef U.S....more

Crushing On

It has been a week; ...more

Chorizo Meatloaf with Chipotle Queso Sauce

I have been holding onto this little gem for a while now. And believe me, it is a gem. If you thought you loved meatloaf before, just wait until you try this one ....more

Raspberry Guacamole Salad

This post was written by Raj on The Primal Desire - Healthy Recipes for Everyone: Paleo, Gluten-Free, Delicious I’m sorry! ...more

bloody mary bar

When I think of brunch cocktails, I often think of sweet drinks...more

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie Overnight Oats

A pumpkin chocolate-chip flavored cookie overnight oats packed with protein, flavored with pumpkin and spice, and with actual chocolate chips mixed in. Little Grey had his first experience with overnight oats and he LOVED them. I swear this kid has my taste-buds ....more