Author Archives: The Mom Chef

Pumpkin Spice Latte

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Why spend the money buying expensive frufru drinks out there when you can make your own delicious Pumpkin Spice Latte easily at home? I couldn’t have ordered more perfect weather for introducing you to this delectable drink, so I say, … Continue reading

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Bratwurst with Apple-Onion Relish

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Sturdy pretzel buns are perfect for holding this two-handed burger. The apple-onion relish pairs perfectly with the bratwurst. This is game food at its best. Have I ever admitted my hot dog love to you? I know many culinary snobs … Continue reading

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Linguine with Cauliflower and Prosciutto

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Linguine with Cauliflower and Prosciutto: Take your comfort food to a new, uber-tasty level. Sautéed cauliflower and prosciutto make this pasta dish outstanding. If you had to choose between a bowl of broccoli and one of cauliflower, which would you pick? I’d … Continue reading

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The Sunday Sip ~ Catching Up On Life Over Coffee

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Happy Sunday, friends. Yes, it’s Sunday and this is the Sip. Will it happen every week? I don’t know. For now, Sundays are working and Saturdays are more for cuddling with my chicklet. Since I figure the day is getting … Continue reading

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Raspberry-Brown Butter Custard Pie

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Raspberry-Brown Butter Custard Pie: Think of this pie as a present. The crisp crust hides gorgeous raspberries and a creamy, decadent custard. It’s delicious. There have been very few times that I’ve pulled something out of the oven and thought that I had … Continue reading

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Corn Muffins

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Corn Muffins: The perfect corn muffin is fluffy and tender, full of flavor and has a slight crust from a touch of sugar. The perfect muffin is, well, this one. My husband has many stories he loves to tell, and it’s … Continue reading

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Tomato Ciabatta with Olives and Onions

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Tomato Ciabatta with Olives and Onions: Imagine a bread that had tomatoes, olives and onions in every bite; a bit like pizza but without the fuss and mess. This is that bread. Delicious! There was a time in my life, which … Continue reading

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Chewy Sugar Cookies

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Chewy Sugar Cookies: Crispy on the outside but deliciously chewy in the middle, these Chewy Sugar Cookies are every cookie lover’s dream. So, what’s your favorite cookie? Does the one up there make you drool or is it too plain Jane … Continue reading

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Chilaquiles and Eggs

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Chilaquiles and Eggs: Eggs, tortilla chips, a robust tomato sauce and slices of avocado make up this delicious Mexican breakfast. It’s dishes like this that make me fall in love with Mexico all over again. In my younger, more mobile years, … Continue reading

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The Sunday Sip ~ I Don’t Even Know What To Say

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  The Mug Good morning and happy Sunday. What can I say; here I am again on a day that’s not a day when I’m supposed to be here. There are lots of reasons that yesterday didn’t work, and unfortunately … Continue reading

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