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Pumpkin Chiffon Pie with a Triple Gingersnap Crust

Pumpkin Chiffon Pie with a Triple Gingersnap Crust. This recipe for Pumpkin Chiffon Pie is a classic that was handed down from my grandmother to my mother and then to me. With only minor tweaks in spices, cookie crust, and the use of agar agar in place of gelatin to keep this a vegetarian dessert, […]

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Wasabi Muenster Grilled Cheese

Wasabi Muenster Grilled Cheese Sandwich Sometimes all you want in life is the comfort of a cozy grilled cheese sandwich. While hitting up the local Charlotte South End Food Truck Friday, I happened upon a food truck called “Papi Queso” where they specialize in unusual grilled cheese sandwiches. I have now tried three of them: […]

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Raw Coconut Passionfruit Pudding

Raw Coconut Passionfruit Pudding Recipe I know it’s supposed to be fall, but someone has apparently forgotten to tell the weather that. Last week we had a definite cold streak which left me in comfy, cozy sweaters craving nothing but pumpkin pastries and lattes and whatnot, making me feel like falling leaves and Halloween are […]

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Salted Caramel Oreo Brownies

Salted Caramel Oreo Brownies. Surely you remember when I sang the praises of amazing coconut cream, right? How I’d developed a major crush on it and just wanted to use it in everything that I possibly could? Well, I did. OK, that’s a little bit of an exaggeration… not quite everything… yet. But I did […]

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Toffee Peach Cupcakes with Coconut Buttercream Frosting

Toffee and Peaches are a match made in Heaven. Period. Peaches are a summer staple, or so I have learned since moving to the south. Being from Seattle, roadside fruit stands selling Rainier Cherries and Blackberries have always been one of the things that signifies summer for me. In Charlotte, it’s peaches. When I found […]

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To-Die-For Maple Pecan Squares

Could there be a better dessert than one made out of pure maple syrup? I think not! Growing up in Seattle I fell madly in love with everything maple, especially Maple Bars, which are a doughnut stick covered in gooey maple icing that seem to be only a Northwest specialty (I’ve never found them on […]

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Sun-dried Tomato and Basil Pappardelle

I’m a sucker for cold foods, especially in the summer. This pasta dish is, in my opinion, best served cold. It’s light, healthy, really easy to prepare, and packs a ton of flavor with few ingredients. The Cinnamon Basil adds a warm flavor. I have never seen Cinnamon Basil in the grocery store, so you […]

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Peanut Butter Jelly and Banana Sandwich Cheesecake

This cheesecake serves two purposes for me: One, it’s a cheesecake that includes the ingredients of my all-time favorite sandwich. Two, this sandwich happens to be what I named my pet ducks after; Peanut, Butter, Jelly, and Banana Sandwich. I thought about naming this recipe “Quackers Cake”…. and I will probably call it that on […]

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The Serious Peanut Butter Lover’s Pie

I created this recipe for my mom, who is an avid peanut butter eater. I don’t think I’ve ever met a person who loves the stuff as much as she does. This pie is very smooth and very rich. The addition of the Heath bar and the shortbread crust adds a particularly delightful texture to […]

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Easy Roasted Vegetable Salad

This is my “go to” recipe when I need something light, tasty, and delicious for dinner. It’s especially great for a summer cookout, especially because you can get all of the ingredients straight from your very own garden! The roasted vegetables are delicious hot out of the oven, and they’re just as good chilled. It […]

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