Author Archives: The Mom Chef

Apple-Cinnamon Dutch Baby

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This Apple-Cinnamon Dutch Baby can be ready and on the table in less than 30 minutes. It’s rustic, beautiful and absolutely delicious. It would be awesome if I could tell you that I was one of those moms/wives that gets … Continue reading

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Magazine Round-Up: Cook’s Illustrated All-Time Best Recipes (Again)

Magazine Round-Up: Cook's Illustrated | Five dishes made from a magazine touting them as the BEST of 20 years of the magazine's existence. But were they?

Five dishes made from a magazine touting them as the BEST of 20 years of Cook’s Illustrated’s existence. But were they? I’m a fan of the band Aerosmith. Do you know them? While I will admit that I think they’re a bit … Continue reading

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Cast-Iron Salsa

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You’ll want to double the batch on this Cast-Iron Salsa because once people taste it’s smoky, spicy, deliciousness, it’ll disappear…fast. It’s THAT good. Have you ever noticed how one simple phrase can complicate your life? For me, it was a … Continue reading

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The Sunday Sip ~ More Sleepovers, Halloween, Winter, and More

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Good morning and Happy Sunday! I hope you’ve had as good a week as we did. Sophie reminded me that Halloween is this week (she was really sending a not-so-subtle hint about my needing to buy candy) and I had … Continue reading

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Parker House Rolls

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Tender, flaky, and with a touch of sweetness, these delicious Parker House Rolls are perfect for any dinner table. The recipes that are the most fun for me are the ones that take me out of my comfort zone.  They’re those … Continue reading

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Chocolate-Orange Parfaits

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Naturally decorated for Halloween yet perfectly delicious for any time of year, these Chocolate-Orange Parfaits are a fantastic treat. I guess about now’s the time to admit that Halloween isn’t really my thing. Sure, I buy candy, put out the … Continue reading

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Buffalo Chicken Dip

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Make game day twice as awesome with this hearty, delicious Buffalo Chicken Dip. It has all the flavors of everyone’s favorite wings in a dippable appetizer. You know I like football, right? It’s a love affair that’s been ongoing since … Continue reading

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Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole

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Get your Southern on and pull together this fantastic casserole. It’s packed with vegetables, wild rice and chicken, all drenched in a creamy, flavor-packed sauce. What’s the first thing that comes out of your mouth when you drop a bowl … Continue reading

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The Sunday Sip ~ Romeo, Molly, Sophie, Lukasz and More, Not-Named Stuff

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Good morning, fellow travelers on this mortal coil. I hope that you’ve had a good week, full of joy, happiness and all the good things that we can yank out of life even though we have that whole mortal coil … Continue reading

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Classic Pumpkin Pie

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Nothing says fall like flaky crust filled with a spicy, creamy filling. The Classic Pumpkin Pie is this season iconic dessert. And this one takes the cake. I gotta tell you, I’m a fan of pumpkin. Throw some sugar and … Continue reading

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