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Chocolate Coconut Tart

The Weekender: Pizza, Push-Ups, and Triscuits

This back-and-forth winter is driving me bonkers. In one respect, I’m happy to have so many mild breaks, but the up-and-down temperatures are making weird things happen. There’s all this ice everywhere from the melting and re-freezing, so walking through parking lots involves abundant penguin-waddling. Then there’s the fact that my body doesn’t know what’s […]

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Chick’n & Potato Taco Boats

  Taco night is everyone’s favorite night, but it just got better with these Chick’n & Potato Taco Boats. My boyfriend likes to make fun of my “chick’n,” which is the meatless “chicken” I buy that Morningstar Farms makes. But for as much as he jokes around, he loves it too. We’ve used it on […]

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20 of the Most Disappointing Food Moments

Most of the time, food makes us so incredibly happy, but sometimes it boils our blood with fires of uncontrollable fury. We like to think food is there for us, but it does let us down. And we fall hard. Like when your cheat meal isn’t as good as you expected and you can’t get […]

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10 Cookies and Cream Recipes for Oreo Lovers

For all my cookies and cream cravers, I’ve got 10 perfect Oreo recipes for you. I understand you. Cookies and cream is such a classic flavor combo, and it’s never not good. We grew up with it in ice cream, milkshakes, and just as the classic milk and cookies snack. It’s forever amazing and always perfect. Now […]

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Chocolate Coconut Tart (Gluten-Free)

What do you do when you don’t have anything but chocolate and coconut in the kitchen? You make a Chocolate Coconut Tart. Just 4-ingredients here: chocolate, cream, butter, and coconut. Yes, you read that right. It was literally a product of me having very few items on hand and desperately wanting to make dessert, but […]

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The Weekender: Happy Valentine’s Day!

How are you celebrating Valentine’s Day? I don’t know about you, but we got hit with SERIOUS cold in CNY, so most of us are just trying to avoid leaving the house. My boyfriend and I have planned an evening in with pizza. If you’d like a night in yourself, then you should consult my […]

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Mix & Match Valentine’s Day Recipe Menu

To make your life easier on Valentine’s day, I’ve got 15 Valentine’s Day recipes to mix and match for the perfect Valentine’s Day meal: 5 appetizers, 5 entrees, & 5 desserts. I was going to get all fancy and pair each meal together perfectly for you, but then I realized you guys are just going […]

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Broccoli Cheddar Mashed Potato Bites

Broccoli Cheddar Mashed Potato Bites are the perfect solution to my surplus of potato innards. I know, “innards” is a gross word, but that’s what I was left with after making millions of Jalapeno Popper Potato Skins for the Super Bowl. Although I love potato skins, I believe the filling of a potato, the meat, is […]

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Jalapeno Popper Potato Skins

The two awesomest appetizers just united in my Jalapeno Popper Potato Skins. They’re spicy, they’re cheesy, and they’re unlike any finger food before it. I’m such a baby when it comes to spice, so these potato skins kicked my butt. And yet, they were so delicious that I was chowing down through my tears of pain. You might not […]

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Smart Cookie Shopping 67: Donuts, Triscuits, & Oreos

We’re in a weird time of year for food because we’re past all of the holiday-flavored, but it’s not time for spring-flavored foods yet. And so here we are with a very random assortment of new food products to try. That said, I think this edition of Smart Cookie Shopping has some eats you’ll really […]

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Sriracha Mac & Cheese with Buffalo Breadcrumb Topping

  I don’t know who I am anymore, suddenly falling in love with buffalo and sriracha-flavored dishes like my Sriracha Mac & Cheese with Buffalo Breadcrumb Topping. This one ranks in the top 3 of my all-time favorite mac and cheeses, and trust me, I’ve made quite a few. A few Smart Cookie Shopping’s ago, […]

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Football Cocoa Pebble Treats

I’ve got the cutest, easiest snack for your Super Bowl party: Football Cocoa Pebble Treats. Making them reminded me of playing with Play-doh as a kid. I simply molded the still-warm marshmallows and Cocoa Pebbles into the football shape, and it was pretty darn fun getting my hands dirty. Just look at me, I’m practically ready […]

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