silver dollar pancakes with vanilla bean butter

Silver Dollar Pancakes with Vanilla Bean Butter

  Last Saturday seemed to be the perfect day to make silver dollar pancakes. Our oldest was home for spring break, the youngest didn’t have to be at work for a few hours and my husband and I made sure our day was free of anything scheduled. It was bitter outside and I was totally… 

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Vegan Breakfast Parfaits

When my kids were younger, I will freely admit to passing through the fast food drive-thru on more than one occasion to grab a kid’s meal and toy. I can assure you, it was 100% pure convenience. When our oldest began ordering her “Cheeseburger with NO MEAT,” I should have seen the foreshadowing of our… 

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lemon rosemary chicken main

Lemon Rosemary Roasted Chicken

The mercury has plummeted after a rather warm holiday season, reminding us that yes, indeed it is winter. Menu planning for this week made sure that this house will welcome all with the cozy aromas of slow roasted foods, soups, stews and baked treats. One of my favorite comfort food meals is roasted chicken. It is… 

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2015 The Year of Living Intentionally

  The New Year always brings with it resolutions; lists and goals that are sought after to improve whatever it is that an individual deems needing improvement. Did I set goals for 2015? You bet. Are they your typical variety of lose weight, exercise more, stop smoking, call mom more, or Fill in the blank?… 

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Cashew Milk Custard

Homemade Cashew Milk Custard

Are you a fan of custard or pudding? Do you make your own or are you more apt to grab the box of instant on the store shelf out of fear that making the homemade version would be too hard? I would fall somewhere in the middle; especially when it comes to custard. I was asked… 

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Add Sparkle to Your Holiday Baking with #Touchstonecrystal

  After working hard putting together the very first Eat Picks Holiday Gift Guide, it has been wonderful receiving all the positive feedback! We love that YOU love it so much! Thank you. Everything in the guide is something I have personally used, read or worn- with exception of the clutch- that one is on… 

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Perfect Creamy Risotto for #WeekdaySupper

When asked to come up with a recipe using Perdue Signature Chicken Stock for #WeekdaySupper I knew exactly which dish I wanted to try. In my recipe box, I have the perfect creamy risotto that would make your Italian grandmother throw her spoon to the side and smile ear to ear. No more hours of… 

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Holiday Entertaining Must Include Peanut Butter Fudge

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. When I’m preparing holiday recipes, it goes without saying that my peanut butter fudge must be on the table while entertaining. I probably make at least three batches, maybe more in the few weeks before Christmas. It makes the… 

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2014 Holiday Guide eatpicks collage

2014 Eatpicks Holiday Guide

Welcome to our very first ever Eatpicks Holiday Gift Guide!! There were so many wonderful items to choose and I wanted to share ALL THE THINGS with you, but then the list would be out of control. So, I narrowed down what I liked best and believe any or all of the following will help… 

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