How to Spatchcock a Chicken or Turkey

I asked Chef Hillori of Whole Foods Market to show me – and you – how to spatchcock a chicken. Watch the video to see my very first attempt – if i can do it, you can too. Truth: I used to ask the butcher to do all my spatchcocking (and other meat cutting) instead of Read more…

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Pulled Pork Sandwich

Courtesy: Gluten-Free Baking by Rachelle Omigosh I love pulled pork sandwiches, very simple and very filling. I make this ahead of time to take to barbecues or just have a simple meal at home with home made baked beans. My kids and husband love these sandwiches!

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Short Rib Burrito Bowls

Courtesy: Tina, Just Putzing Around the Kitchen A couple weeks ago, after hearing me wonder aloud for the millionth time “why aren’t we saving more every month?”, Dan metaphorically wrestled me down and made me walk through, in excruciating detail, all of our expenditures for the previous month. Turns out, I shop a lot! And, we Read more…

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Homemade Tomato Soup

This homemade Tomato Soup can be made with any kind of fresh tomato you have. We used yellow + red heirloom tomatoes for a fabulous orange color!

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Blueberry Maple Syrup

Use this syrup with the berries intact to top pancakes, waffles, ice cream, yogurt and desserts, or strain the Blueberry Maple Syrup for fresh homemade sodas or to add fresh berry flavor to cocktails!   *to make Blueberry Maple Syrup sodas or cocktails: add 1 part syrup to 3 parts club soda or mixers. Yum!

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Kitchen Strategies for Cooking for One

courtesy: Mary Fran Wiley Eating and cooking for one is hard work. (I mean, this whole adulting thing is hard – I had broccoli and a protein bar for dinner last night because I just couldn’t bring myself to cook when I got home after dance class). Food at comes in package sizes designed for Read more…

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Simple Fruit Crisps with Bob’s Red Mill

I’m a big fan of Bob’s Red Mill Gluten-Free oatmeal, so when they sent me some handy oatmeal cups in fabulous flavors, I was pretty happy. The cups are ready in 3 minutes (holla!) and come in Classic, Apple Cinnamon, Brown Sugar & Maple, and Blueberry Hazelnut flavors. I like these Bob’s Red Mill Oatmeal Cups Read more…

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No-Bake Chewy Granola Bars

KC the G-Free Foodie shows you how to make No-Bake Chewy Granola Bars that are Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free and totally delicious. Kids love them, but grown-ups will too! (I mean, who can resist a chewy granola bar?)

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Cauliflower Pizza Crust

This Cauliflower Pizza Crust recipe is so easy to make, delicious, and gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo-friendly too. I mean, what else could you want from a 15-minute pizza crust? I’ve tried several versions of cauliflower pizza crust, and I think this cheese-free version is best. It holds up well and has a light flavor that’s tasty but Read more…

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Simple Sesame Shrimp Noodle Salad

Try this easy and delicious Sesame Shrimp Noodle Salad recipe – it’s perfect for lunch or dinner, and you can make it the day ahead too. I like to keep it really colorful with tons of veggies, and I’ve been known to throw in carrots, zucchini, cherry tomatoes, or whatever I have in the crisper Read more…

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Chocolate Irish Cream Cereal Bars

Courtesy Kyra Bussanich Things have been nuts here, with all sorts of projects in the works. BUT, late last night, I was inspired by the bottle of Bailey’s in my liquor cabinet, and the box of Mom’s Best Cereal Crispy Cocoa Rice cereal. (Did you know that this is totally glutenfree? And that there are Read more…

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