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Unfussy, Delicious Thin Crust Pizza

May 29, 2014
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A few weeks ago, when I exposed my minor obsession with making great pizza, I promised I’d share my favorite pizza dough recipe. Well, today’s the day! The most important reason to love this recipe is because of how it tastes and how it cooks. It crisps up perfectly but still retains a bit of chewiness, […]

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9 Tricks for Making Amazing Pizza at Home

March 31, 2014
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If there are two things I can do in life, it’s pizza and banana bread. And maybe tomato soup. Over the last eight years, I’ve devoted a lot of time to perfecting the art of homemade pizza, and I figured I could save you some trial and error by passing along what I’ve learned. Besides, what […]

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Buttermilk Banana Bread (that you MUST make)

March 9, 2014
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The other day, when I told the boys we were going to make buttermilk banana bread, they both started squealing “nana bread! nana bread!” and doing a funny little jig around the kitchen. I kind of felt like joining in. It is just. that. good.  I discovered this recipe five years ago, at my favorite […]

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Fantastic Crock Pot Dinner: Barbecue Chicken

July 23, 2013
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It may have taken me more than a year, but I’ve finally shared all five of the fantastic crock pot dinners I searched the internet high and low for. I still think it can be hard to find really flavorful crock pot meals, but I fully stand behind the five I’ve shared! Now you have […]

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No Fail Chicken Lime Fajitas

April 8, 2013
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This may not be a food blog, but I have to share the occasional recipe because I can’t stay out of the kitchen! I try several new recipes a week—enough that my husband says our kids aren’t going to have dishes to remember me by, because I try too many new ones. But THIS, I […]

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Pan-Seared Brussel Sprouts – Two Ways

March 11, 2013
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Aren’t brussel sprouts the prettiest food? These are a far cry from the steamed brussels I ate (or pretended to eat?) as a kid. My husband and I are obsessed. I’ve tried a bunch of different brussel sprouts recipes and have narrowed them down and tweaked them until juuuust right. Here are our two favorites. The […]

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3 Bay Area Restaurants You Should Be Eating At

January 3, 2013

. . . If you’re a local. And if you’re not, come visit! I will personally take you to all three! (We can do some pavement-pounding sight seeing in between to make up for the calories consumed. :) 1. Tony’s Pizza Napolatana in the North Beach of San Francisco. We are a bit obsessed with this […]

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