Slow baked potatoes and chicken skillet

slow baked potato and chicken skillet recipe

Tender chicken drumsticks cooked on top of layers of thin sliced potatoes and onions make this potatoes and chicken skillet an mouthwatering, flavorful meal. One of my family’s favorite dinner is pairing chicken with potatoes. May it be simply roasting them, throwing them on the hot grill of turning into a comforting meal, it is always a… 

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Veggie stuffed bell peppers

veggie stuffed bell peppers recipe

This easy dinner recipe is brought to you by Pompeian Olive Oil. All opinions are 100% mine. Packed with a tasty mixture of vegetables, pine nuts and raisins, these flavorful stuffed bell peppers are perfect for an easy weeknight dinner. Stuffed bell peppers have always been comfort food. Ask any Romanian, actually ask pretty much… 

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Wine and cheese party (tips to host a party)

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Every year I host two big parties at my house. One in the summer for a handful of mommy friends and one in the winter, for a small group of married friends. Although I try to get together with my friends at least once a week, having a night just for adult talk is something I’m always… 

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Three cheese caramelized onion and bacon frittata

Three cheese caramelized onion and bacon frittata recipe

An easy meal that goes from fridge to table in less than 30 minutes, this three cheese caramelized onion and bacon frittata is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner! It may still be summer vacation but for me it’s one of the busiest time of the year. Between playdates at the park, enjoying some sun at… 

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Frosted sugar cookies

frosted sugar cookies recipe

Buttery, melt-in-your-mouth amazingness, these frosted sugar cookies are the made-from-scratch version of the store bought ones. Love at first bite! Since I started this blog, little over 3 years ago (how times flies!!!) I have made thousands hundreds of cookies but what makes my husband’s heart skip a beat are the soft, cakey sugar cookies… 

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KitchenAid stand mixer giveaway

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It’s no secret that I love Kitchen Aid mixers!  In fact, I love them so much that I have two of them. A tangerine and a white one! And they both get used almost so much, a couple of times I wish I had 3! I’ve joined with some of my friends today to give one away!… 

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Nutty chocolate chip brownies

nutty chocolate chip brownies recipe

If you are looking for a scrumptious easy dessert, these nutty chocolate chip brownies stuffed with chocolate chips and walnuts will make you weak at the knees. I have a confession to make. When it comes to brownies, I’ve been a slacker. Sure, I have made lots of other chocolate desserts, but brownies – not a… 

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Cinnamon loaf cake

cinnamon loaf cake recipe

Sweet, buttery and bursting with cinnamon flavors, this cinnamon loaf cake if fabulous with a cup of coffee or tea in the afternoon!  August is already here and before we know it fall has arrived. I don’t know about your corner of the woods, but in my area the summer was good to us. The temperature only… 

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Announcing Bacon Month

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Happy August everyone. I am so very please and excited to announce the start of the 2nd annual Bacon Month! Last year, a group of fellow bloggers shared some of their favorite bacon recipes and this year I’m so happy to join them! This year we’re taking Bacon Month to a whole new level. There are… 

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Pear cheesecake with gingersnap crust

pear cheesecake with gingersnap crust recipe

Soft pears, perfectly smooth and rich filling and a crust made from gingersnap cookies, this pear cheesecake is a fabulous dessert to enjoy year round! Do you know what day is today? It’s National Cheesecake Day!! One of my favorite days of the year! I’ve mentioned lots of times chocolate cheesecake is my favorite dessert… 

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Slow baked red wine chicken with fingerling potatoes

slow baked red wine chicken with fingerling potatoes recipe

Slow baked in a low-temperature oven, this red wine chicken with fingerling potatoes has a rich, deep flavor from the well seasoned red wine and tomatoes marinade. I love having friends or family over for dinner. As much as I love cooking just for my family there are recipes I need more adults in the… 

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No bake blackberry bars

no bake blackberry bars recipe

An elegant summer treat, these dreamy no bake blackberry bars are infused with fresh berry sweetness swirled with a velvety creamy filling. I love watching TV while folding clothes. Since our dryer broke and we had to wait for a new one to be delivered and installed, I had quite a few loads to go through…. 

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Smores coffee cake

smores coffee cake recipe

So moist and tender, this smores coffee cake is filled with chocolate chips and topped with a layer of ooey gooey toasted marshmallows. Looking for a sweet treat to get you though the day or put a little magic in your afternoon? Have some coffee cake! I always wanted to know where does the name coffee… 

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Caprese skewers

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One of my favorite activities almost every saturday morning starting late May is going to the local farmers market. Here the market opens mid April but only mid to late May fresh produce makes its appearance. By june there’s an abundance of fresh produce. Berries, peaches, cherries, corn, carrots, squash, melons, greens and all kinds of… 

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Life in the kitchen

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We have a big house, quite big for the three of us and despite the free rooms, we findourselves getting together in only a few areas. The master bedroom and the kitchen. Now, I’m not going to talk about our daughter jumping in the bed thinking she’s a gymnast but about the time we spend… 

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Time to sparkle #SparkleWithDASANI

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This post was brought to you by Dansani. All opinions expressed are my own. Dasani has recently launched a new product, DASANI Sparkling plus Dasani has an AMAZING contest that you can enter! (details at the bottom of the post) To celebrate they want to know what makes you sparkle. Family time. Your hobby. Your job.  Whatever makes… 

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