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BEST Macaroni Salad

Thank you to Lindsay for sponsoring this post and to my readers for supporting the brands that help make The Daring Gourmet possible! I know I don’t have to tell you this one simple truth, that… Continue reading → The post BEST ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Aug 25, 2016 |  Original Post

Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie

This smoothie is insanely delicious - I mean, STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE, hello - and it's so creamy it can almost pass as a milkshake. The post Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie appeared first on Confessions of a Chocoholic.

Blog: Confessions of a Chocoholic
Posted on: Jul 11, 2016 |  Original Post

Homemade Italian Dressing Crockpot Chicken: Easy Dump Cooking with Real Ingredients

Summer cooking is lazy cooking, as it should be. Delicious and easy. Slice a few tomatoes and a little basil from the garden, drizzle a little balsamic and olive oil, and top it all off with some oozing burrata. Dinner is served! Between colorful ...

Posted on: Jun 29, 2016 |  Original Post

Zesty Salami Pasta Salad

I've combined some of my favorite things (pasta, cured meat, mayo, spice) for a not-your-run-of-the-mill pasta salad, guaranteed to be a hit at your next BBQ or summer party or weekend breakfast (no judging). The post Zesty Salami Pasta Salad ...

Blog: Confessions of a Chocoholic
Posted on: Jun 13, 2016 |  Original Post

Weekly Meal Plan: June week 23

Are you ready for another week of getting your meal plan organized?! It’s time to put pencil to paper, marker to dry erase board, or fingers to your keyboard. Whatever way you keep track of your meal plan, know that it’s okay to change ...

Blog: Random Recycling: Modern Green Living for Busy Families
Posted on: Jun 05, 2016 |  Original Post

A real Cape Cod dining experience

The Old Silver Beach Shore Dinner Series at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel provides a real Cape Cod dining experience! We have now spent at least 9 summers around Cape Cod, but have only just discovered a REAL Cape Cod dining Continue reading ...

Blog: Eat.Live.Blog.
Posted on: Aug 11, 2015 |  Original Post

True Gazpacho For One

I lived in Barcelona during my junior year in college and that beautiful city by the sea has a special place in my heart. It was the first place that I pretended to be a grown up, staying out all night dancing at discotheques, seeing dawn bloom ...

Posted on: Aug 04, 2015 |  Original Post

a Blueberry Lemon Ice Worthy of Pinkalicious

We are a dairy loving family through and through. Our fridge shelves and lined with yogurts, butters, and cheese. Dairy is my go to comfort food, and the same goes for most of my children. But when Sophie was born, we discovered that she ...

Posted on: Jul 28, 2015 |  Original Post

Summer Meal Planning Ideas

I am taking a little time off from regular meal planning and I came across the summer meal planning list I pulled together last year. Having a list of go-to meals can be helpful as you look at the week ahead. Many of these dinners are barbecue ...

Blog: Random Recycling: Modern Green Living for Busy Families
Posted on: Jul 13, 2015 |  Original Post

Salade Nicoise and a French Picnic Brush with Fame

When opportunity knocks, you say yes. No matter what else is going on. Then you juggle things around to make things work. That’s the philosophy I try to embrace, no matter how busy things get. Say yes, worry later. That’s the philosophy ...

Posted on: Jun 25, 2015 |  Original Post

Oven Roasted Baby Back Ribs: Another Summer Shortcut Recipe

Along the same vein as my slow cooker pulled pork recipe, I have an oven roasted baby back ribs recipe for you today. It’s another cheat, a summer bbq recipe that doesn’t use the grill, and that’s easy to incorporate in the ...

Posted on: Jun 18, 2015 |  Original Post

Deployment Diaries #6

53 days done! It’s been a crazy, busy week. G and I are both doing well. He’s staying busy with school & work, and I’m just staying busy in general. It’s been an incredibly social weekend, and I am pretty exhausted. ...

Blog: Bake it. Create it. Love it.
Posted on: Jun 02, 2015 |  Original Post

Fresh Squeezed Lemonade Recipe

The sun is shining, the warm weather is here, and the perfect way to quench your thirst is with this quick, easy and delicious Fresh-Squeezed Lemonade recipe.  It’s so refreshing and perfect for summer.  I made a big pitcher, put it ...

Blog: Make Ahead Meals For Busy Moms
Posted on: May 28, 2015 |  Original Post

5 Easy Memorial Day Desserts

I have a quick round-up of easy dessert recipes today - all of them are fool proof and simple to make, you can prepare them a day or two in advance, and I promise you that they're all crowd-pleasers. Whip one (or all) of these up for the upcoming ...

Blog: Confessions of a Chocoholic
Posted on: May 18, 2015 |  Original Post

Roasted Plum Tomato Sauce

If you have lots of plum tomatoes in your garden, or can find some well priced ones at your market, here’s an easy sauce recipe with tons of flavor. We have made it three times as our plum tomatoes ripened and it’s fairly quick. It ...

Blog: Random Recycling: Modern Green Living for Busy Families
Posted on: Sep 12, 2013 |  Original Post

10 ways to use tomatoes from the garden

It’s tomato season! The bf’s garden is packed with over 30 different tomato plants (see below for a peek) and I have a little tomato plant of my own on my fire escape in the city. So it is time to start enjoying all the delicious, juicy ...

Blog: Eat and Sip in the City
Posted on: Aug 11, 2013 |  Original Post

Monday Meal Plan August 5

This week’s meal plan came together after a visit to the Needham Farmers Market. I haven’t been since June and I have missed seeing what’s new from our farmers. I took Madison to the market and she helped pick out fresh peaches, ...

Blog: Random Recycling: Modern Green Living for Busy Families
Posted on: Aug 04, 2013 |  Original Post

Verrill Farm and Nashoba Winery

Biting into juicy, freshly picked strawberries, lounging under the bright summer sun and feeling a gentle breeze, laughing with friends and family, and enjoying glasses of cold, sweet wine. That's what makes summer one of the happiest seasons of ...

Blog: Confessions of a Chocoholic
Posted on: Jun 25, 2013 |  Original Post

Summer Grilling Side Dish w/ Bobby Flay & Kohl’s

Yay for summer grill cooking! I am notorious for being a dictator when there is a grill around. If the grill is lit, I want to be manning it. Sadly, since moving to Massachusetts, my time behind the grill has been limited because we don’t have ...

Blog: Eat.Live.Blog.
Posted on: Jun 18, 2013 |  Original Post

Meatless Monday: Grill Style

If Facebook is any clue, a LOT of my besties participate in Meatless Monday.  It’s an “easy to remember”  public health campaign that encourages individuals to start the week off with healthy meat-free meals. Here in South ...

Blog: Jewel's Fab Life: Fashion, Fun and Everything Fabulous!
Posted on: May 23, 2013 |  Original Post


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