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Homemade Granola

Homemade Granola

Have you ever made homemade granola before? I sure hadn’t until I started reading the ingredient list on the store-bought packages! EEKK! If that wasn’t a good enough reason I don’t know what is. Why? There are so many reasons I’ve fallen in love with 

Beyond Simple Brownies

Beyond Simple Brownies

Beyond simple brownies are exactly what the name suggests: beyond simple to make! This was one of the first baking party tricks that I learned, dating all the way back to when I was in middle school. Full disclosure I did not make this brownie 

Potato Leek Soup

Potato Leek Soup

When it came to Potato Leek Soup I have never been that motivated to make it. I thought it would be bland, and not hearty enough for a main dish kind of soup, oh boy was I wrong! This soup filled my home with the 

Tea Muffins

Tea Muffins

These are the perfect morning muffins… ok, who am I kidding I ate these muffins all day long. These muffins are infused with Irish breakfast tea. Usually I infuse them with earl-gray but, with St. Patricks day around the corner I decided I would have 

Smoked Gouda and Guinness Mac & Cheese

Smoked Gouda and Guinness Mac & Cheese

Mother Sauce All master chefs know how to make the 5 mother sauces. While in culinary school one of the five sauces really spoke my love language. Béchamel! This sauce is a creamy, indulgent full fat sauce that no one can resist. Once you have 

Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

March is here and St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner and what’s not to LOVE about Irish food? A Twist on a Classic I know few things are more Irish than potatoes, but I love using sweet potatoes in place of russet potatoes 

Cookie Butter Stuffed Cookies

Cookie Butter Stuffed Cookies

I went a little crazy. Have you ever thought to yourself, “I could totally make that!” only to find out you totally can’t make that? Well, that’s what happened to me. I had these BEYOND AMAZING cookie butter stuffed cookies from a local specialty cookie 

Homemade Buttermilk Pancakes

Homemade Buttermilk Pancakes

Step away from the box! You’re better than that, I believe in you. My hunch is you don’t even know how easy homemade buttermilk pancakes are. The sad thing is the boxes at the grocery store have convinced us that it is hard. We see 

Avgolemono/Lemon Soup Recipe

Avgolemono/Lemon Soup Recipe

The Struggle Was Real Growing up my family would frequent a local greek restaurant. I would look over the menu but would land on the same decision every time. Lemon Soup PLEASE! When I moved out and really started cooking on my own. I attempted 

Labneh Recipe

Labneh Recipe

This week I am highlighting a few of my FAVORITE Lebanese/ Mediterranean dishes. I think it is only fitting that we start with a Homemade Labneh recipe. Growing up, while my parents were at work I would spend a few of my days with my