breakfast

favor-“ette”: a few waffle tips

waffles

November 18th, 2014

My love for breakfast – at any time of day – is well known. As is my preference for good, simple food. So, waffles. And while I occasionally use my waffle iron to make hash browns and “s’moreffles” (and stay tuned for the most genius use you’ve ever seen! here it is!!), I mostly use it to […]

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cinnamon sugar breakfast puffs

cinnamon sugar breakfast puffs

September 16th, 2014

Summer weekends are a mad dash to get out the door and start the day – so breakfasts are typically quick and easy. But the minute the air turns crisp I inevitably seek out weekend breakfasts that are a bit more indulgent. Food that begs for lingering over the papers, and great smells coming from […]

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“mini cooks” do breakfast – egg in a basket!

"mini cooks" do breakfast - egg in a basket!

March 5th, 2014

Hi all! It’s Chapter Two of “Mini Cooks”! It’s Joy’s turn today and she’s taking on breakfast – specifically, egg in a basket: all images courtesy of Joy This is a favorite around here, and Joy has nailed it as far as choosing a delicious dish that even the tiniest hands can help with. From […]

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like father, like son (sponsored post)

quaker oats perfect portions

May 17th, 2013

Disclosure: Compensation and product for this post were provided by Quaker, via AOL Media. All opinions expressed here – as always – are completely my own, and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Quaker. You know the song “Me and My Shadow”? Well that is exactly the tune that comes to mind […]

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sugar free: maple granola with dried cherries

sugar free: maple granola with dried cherries

February 15th, 2013

Ugh. NOT liking this sugar-free thing. At. All. It’s not that I’m “craving” sugar so much – it’s just that I’m realizing  how automatically I reach for a little something sweet after every meal. And now it’s not there. And there definitely feels like something’s….missing. And please, please don’t tell me to just grab a piece […]

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favor-“ette”: heart-shaped egg

favor-"ette": heart-shaped egg

February 13th, 2013

How about starting a loved one’s Valentine’s Day with this? My dear friend Emily sent me the link to this tutorial on how to make a heart-shaped egg, and guess what? It’s so easy! Here’s what you need: 1 peeled hard boiled egg* – this will work best on a freshly boiled egg that’s still […]

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dairy free: breakfast bars

dairy free: breakfast bars

January 24th, 2013

I am SO excited to share this recipe with you all today! First, it is from my newest love –  The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by the amazing Deb Perelman. You’ve seen her across this screen many times, both as the subject of “blove“, as well as the many recipes I’ve posted. Guys – get this […]

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dairy free: carrot bread

dairy free: carrot bread

January 20th, 2013

Way back when, I found myself with some very pretty carrots from the farmer’s market that I was not planning on using anytime soon.  So in my ongoing campaign to get Noah to eat I decided to look for a carrot bread recipe. This was not so easy – carrot cake, no problem. But I […]

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some changes, a final(ish) good-bye, and love on a plate

some changes, a final(ish) good-bye, and love on a plate

August 28th, 2012

Hi all! I hope you enjoyed my guest posts last week – I missed you! I have so many exciting things planned for my little blog over the next few months, but for now it’s all about transitions. The last few summers have felt like a revolving door at my house. Chelsea comes home in […]

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