Author Archives: The Mom Chef

Cute Little Cheesecakes

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Cute Little Cheesecakes: These adorable little guys are perfect for tucking into a school lunch box or bringing to a big gathering. They’re delicious finger food. Sophie returned to school yesterday. I was a mixed bag of emotions as I gave … Continue reading

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Indian Chicken Tikka

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Indian Chicken Tikka: Super easy to grill, these yogurt-marinated kebabs make a fantastic meal that the whole family will love (even the little ones). I’m not a big one for believing everything I read. There are exceptions to that rule, of … Continue reading

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Happy Saturday! Let’s Talk About …

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Happy Saturday! Let’s Talk About … Mushrooms, School, Kitties, and Selfies Good morning, my friends. It’s a glorious morning here by us and I hope it’s the same for you, though I know my family and many others are groaning at … Continue reading

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Magazine Round-Up: Fine Cooking Magazine, August/September 2014

Magazine Round-Up: Fine Cooking Magazine, August/September 2014 | Taking On Magazines | www.takingonmagazines.com | Reviewing the month's best dishes, this is a round-up of the foods I made from Fine Cooking Magazine's August/September 2014 issue.

Reviewing the month’s best dishes, this is a round-up of the foods I made from Fine Cooking Magazine’s August/September 2014 issue. Yes, yes, I know that August isn’t over yet and that this issue of Fine Cooking will carry us … Continue reading

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Caramelized Onion and Olive Pizza with Goat Cheese

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Caramelized Onion and Olive Pizza with Goat Cheese: It doesn’t get much more awesome than this. Sweet, caramelized onions, salty olives and tangy goat cheese make up this delicious pizza. Have you ever had to get creative with dinner? I’m talking … Continue reading

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Roasted Vegetable Broth

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Roasted Vegetable Broth: Roasting is a fantastic way to pull out the flavor of vegetables and gives this easy-to-make broth heavenly twice as much depth and goodness.  It looks like tea. Or beer. Or the makings of French onion soup. Doesn’t it. For … Continue reading

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Jerk Chicken with Grilled Pineapple Salsa

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Jerk Chicken with Grilled Pineapple Salsa: A little bit spicy, a little bit sweet, and a whole lot delicious. Not only that, this meal is healthy to boot.   I had a dream [nightmare] about spiders last night. Some may think … Continue reading

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Perfect Pork Spare Ribs with Plum-Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

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Perfect Pork Spare Ribs with Plum-Chipotle Barbecue Sauce: It’s not necessary to use a grill for fall-off-the-bone ribs. These oven-cooked ribs are tender and delicious. Yes, it’s true. The grill sat cold and empty for this meal. It’s hard to believe, isn’t … Continue reading

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Happy Saturday! Let’s Talk About …

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Happy Saturday! Let’s Talk About … Cars, Teeth, Bugs and More Good morning and Happy Saturday! Today’s ramblings are brought to you by everyone’s favorite pair, Pooh and Piglet. I like this mug because I can’t look at it without … Continue reading

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No-Bake Peach Pie

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No-Bake Peach Pie: Laced and topped with boozy peaches, the rich cream cheese filling makes it hard to believe that this No-Bake Peach Pie is lower in calories and fat. I have a confession. This is not the first No-Bake Peach … Continue reading

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