Italian

Zucchini Mozzarella Squares

As the new BeyoncĂ© album came out on Friday the 13th, I assumed that any potential “bad luck” associated with the day would have dissipated at Queen Bey’s command. Alas, it seems that her diva powers don’t extend to the mundane. We co-hosted a great shower/party for one of the most fun couples that we know […]

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Parmesan Chicken Baked Eggs with Cajun Skillet Potatoes

When I first started reading cooking blogs, phrases like “there’s nothing to it,” “it’s barely even a recipe,” and “it’s just the most simple thing ever,” really, really aggravated me. Well, I’d say in my head, thanks for wasting the internet to tell us all about the time you almost cooked. Your contributions to the […]

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Pesto-Balsamic Couscous with Butternut Squash and Feta

Fall really feels like it is in full swing now that November is here! The arrival of November marks my one year “blogaversary” and as of today I’ve officially been married for one month (can you believe Husband didn’t wake me up with a poem and flowers?!).  It’s also my first fall in my new […]

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Chicken with Fresh Mozzarella, Tomatoes & Artichoke in an Italian Mustard Pan Sauce

The wedding countdown is nearly in the under-a-month range. Although I assumed given my extremely high-strung nature that I would be in panic mode, I’ve been Zen Bride (with a couple of exceptions, thanks friends and family) throughout the whole wedding process. Having the most laid-back parents and future in-laws really helps the process, but […]

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Ravioli Bake for a Crowd

“Canned food is a perversion,” Ignatius said. “I suspect that it is ultimately very damaging to the soul.”  – Confederacy of Dunces, by John Kennedy Toole.  Although I generally agree with eccentric Igantius’ aversion to packaged foods, desperate times call for desperate measures. Desperate times include those times when your BF reminds you that weeks […]

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