Author Archives: The Mom Chef

Crunchy Rooibos Chickpeas

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Taking tea outside the box (or bag), these Crunchy Rooibos Chickpeas, are a crunchy, spicy delicious snack. They fried shallots give them and extra boost of flavor. It’s been a while since I bared my soul by sharing some of … Continue reading

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Pork and Sausage Meatballs with Porcini Sauce {a slow cooker meal}

Pork and Sausage Meatballs with Porcini Sauce | www.takingonmagazines.com | This delicious slow cooker meal will wow family and guests. Not only it is gorgeous, but the porcini sauce is fantastic with the pork and sausage meatballs.

This delicious slow cooker meal will wow family and guests. Not only it is gorgeous, but the porcini sauce is fantastic with the pork and sausage meatballs. On top of spaghetti, All covered with cheese; I lost my poor meatball … Continue reading

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Italian Turkey & Orzo Soup

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This beautiful Italian Turkey & Orzo Soup is so full of flavor. The turkey, spinach, tomatoes and orzo work wonderfully together to create a delicious meal. Life’s a bit of a give-and-take. Do you agree? Take for instance, the sleepover … Continue reading

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Farm Rich & Football; the Perfect Food & Fun Match

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When thinking about the spread for that special game you’re going to watch, look to Farm Rich. Farm Rich & football; the perfect food & fun match. First, a moment of silence for my beloved Chicago Bears. My boys, sitting … Continue reading

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Cheddar and Tomato-Stuffed French Toast

Cheddar and Tomato-Stuffed French Toast | www.takingonmagazines.com| French toast isn't just for breakfast anymore and this savory sandwich proves just that. It's decadent & delicious.

French toast isn’t just for breakfast anymore and this savory Cheddar and Tomato-Stuffed French Toast sandwich proves just that. It’s decadent & delicious. There’s no school today. Sophie’s still in her rainbow heart pajamas. She woke up at 7:30 this … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Beef and Bean Chili

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Chunks of stew meat and ground beef are slow-cooked with beans, fire-roasted tomatoes and savory spices creating a delicious Slow Cooker Beef & Bean Chili. I think I’m going to spend the winter swapping out which slow cooker sits on … Continue reading

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Delicious, Savory Clafoutis – It’s #BloggerCLUE Time

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This delicious clafoutis tart steps away from its sweet roots and goes towards savory. Tomatoes, onions, herbs and cheese make it irresistible. Hello, my friends. It’s the second Wednesday of the month, so you know what that means, right? It … Continue reading

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Brown Butter Banana Bread Chocolate Chips #BloggerCLUE

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Brown Butter, Brown Sugar, Banana Bread w/Milk Chocolate Chips & Almond Butter Swirl. What more is there to say? It’s delicious. I did it again. I visited an amazing blog on an empty stomach and paid the price with a … Continue reading

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Weeknight Lemon Chicken Skillet Dinner

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Busy day? Pull out a skillet and make this ¬†easy, delicious weeknight lemon chicken dinner. With the single skillet, clean-up is easy. It’s a win-win meal. I’m such a big fan of these one pot meals. After a full day … Continue reading

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Lemon Pudding Cakes

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Bring the sunshine indoors with these bright, beautiful Lemon Pudding Cakes. They’re a sweet treat that’s easy to make and delicious to eat. I like magic. I won’t say I love it, but I do like it. As a youngster, … Continue reading

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