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ST. PADDY’S DAY IRISH DINNER

I am not Irish, but my name is, and I married an Irishman so now I also have an Irish last name…so that kind of makes me Irish…kind of. Growing up I felt like a bit of an impostor on St. Patrick’s Day. I’m a lot of many things but Irish by blood is not…

HOMEMADE CHICKEN SOUP

Nothing is better in the winter than homemade chicken soup, especially in the midwest. Snow storm coming? Make some chicken soup! A cold settling in? More chicken soup! My newest reason for making a batch of chicken soup is Charlotte. Carrots that have been cooking in broth all day are the perfect texture for a…

TRIPLE CHOCOLATE BROWNIES

When I was pregnant with Charlotte I had two cravings. Apples and homemade triple chocolate brownies. I felt like that was a good balance of cravings, right? I made these triple chocolate brownies a lot! They’re simple to make and when a craving hits you can be eating them within an hour! Love, love, love…

BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP

Winter has arrived friends! The midwest has seen a mild winter which has been very nice, but also very weird. It’s nice to see a blanket of snow outside. It feels normal. It feels like I can finally break out my favorite cold weather recipes. Though I’ve spent most of my career baking, cooking is…