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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One pot beef vegetable skillet recipe and a CUTCO Cutlery Knife set giveaway

one pot beef vegetable skillet recipe

A simple yet satisfying dinner, this one pot beef vegetable skillet has incredible flavors from the carrots, celery, potatoes slow baked in a red wine and tomato sauce. When it comes to cooking, I’ve been spoiled for the first 30 years of my life. Until I was 19 I lived with my parents and my mom… 

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Grilled pizza (how to) + cheese pizza dough recipe

grilled pizza recipe

Learn the secrets to perfecting grilled pizza by following these easy steps and get the recipe for my favorite cheese pizza dough. There’s no secret I love to bake but from time to time I turn off the oven and relax in a chair on out back deck and watch my husband firing up the grill. We… 

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Creamy cheese tortellini and chicken skillet

Creamy cheese tortellini and chicken skillet recipe

There’s something magical about one pot pasta dinners and this creamy cheese tortellini and chicken skillet is the ultimate combination of weeknight convenience and homey comfort food. I can’t say enough about this cheese tortellini and chicken skillet. It’s by far my favorite way to enjoy tortellini. It’s easy to make, 15 minutes max of… 

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Brown rice and chicken skillet

rice and chicken skillet recipe

Simple brown rice and chicken skillet – this comforting and satisfying dish is full of flavor, plus it takes one hour from start to finish.Kitchen is my favorite room in the entire house. If I could, I would bake all day long. I love trying new recipes, especially if it’s a dessert. But as much… 

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Caramelized onion and asparagus strata

caramelized onion asparagus egg strata recipe

Make-ahead cheesy casserole, this caramelized onion and asparagus strata is a crowd pleaser. It takes very little time to put together and you most likely have all the ingredients on hand Finally the spring has arrived! Although we still get some rain showers, I’m so happy to see flowers blooming in my front yard! I’m… 

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Upside down meatball casserole

upside down meatball casserole recipe

A simple recipe for upside down meatball casserole. With less than 15 minutes of prep time, this hearty and satisfying casserole is comfort food at its best. I consider myself a baker. Although I cook almost every day for my family I’m always looking for shortcuts to have dinner ready in less than 30 minutes…. 

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Lightened up loaded potato and cheese frittata

loaded potato and cheese frittata recipe

All my favorite baked potato fixings in this quick and easy baked potato and cheese frittata, now with half the calories!Potato, cheese and eggs may not seem like a light meal for some of your, but with few substitutions you can enjoy it without feeling guilty! If I had to pick one savory meal to… 

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Cheesy zucchini tart with pine nuts and grape tomatoes

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A simple summer tart filled with sliced zucchini, feta and parmesan cheese, toasted pine nuts and grape tomatoes. This cheesy zucchini tart is a crowd pleaser may it be at your next picnic, potluck or just family dinner. It’s time to take a break. Break from all the sugar and chocolate. A little break from all… 

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4 ingredients cheese sticks

4 ingredients cheese sticks recipe 3

All you need are 4 simple ingredients to have your own flaky, buttery, lightly crunchy cheese sticks.  Great to snack on their own or for dipping, these cheese sticks are the perfect addition to your next cheese and wine party or any other occasion. From cheesecake to cheese sticks. Still cheese but on the savory… 

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Raisin cheese crackers

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Raisin cheese crackers - With only 6 ingredients, you can now make your own sweet and salty cheese crackers to impress your guests at the next party! Romanians are known for a couple of things, some good, some bad but what I love most about is the hospitality. We love to entertain, we love having friends… 

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Pioneer Woman’s potatoes au gratin

Pioneer Woman potatos au gratin recipe 3

Potatoes au gratin loaded with cheese, cream and garlic. An easy no fuss no mess delicious weeknight meal. Today we’re talking dinner. Savory. Creamy cheesy garlicy potatoes. Pioneer Woman’s potatoes au gratin. My friend Kita organized Pass the Cook Book Club. The idea behind the club is to dust off the cookbooks and actually test… 

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Cheese pizza with homemade pizza dough

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Made-from-scratch flavorful cheese pizza dough topped with more cheese and grape tomatoes. Friday night pizza just got a whole lot better!  We are your typical American family. Friday night it’s pizza night. More than I should admit we order from a local Italian restaurant but most of the time I make my own. I don’t eat… 

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Zucchini wedges

zucchini wedges | Roxanashomebaking.com

  Some might say Labor day is the end of summer. Some will consider September 21st the last day of summer. I’m in between. I love summer but I’m ready for fall. I’ve already started the fall baking. Last weekend I found some beautiful zucchini at the farmers market. We love zucchini and despite trying different zucchini recipes we… 

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Tomato tart with poppy seed crust and goat cheese

tomato tart with poppy seed crust | Roxanashomebaking.com

Tomato tart with poppy seed crust and goat cheese – buttery poppy seed and thyme crust, colorful cherry and kumata tomatoes and crumbled goat cheese It’s been quite a while since I shared a savory dish, a couple of months, since my version of rice and beans and a year since I last shared  my favorite… 

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Greek salad rolls

Greek Salad Rolls @RoxanaGreenGirl {A little bit of everything}

It’s been a week now since the first day of summer and the heat wave is hitting us with all its power. This weekend are supposed to be 102F. Boy, that’s hot! Between painting and dealing with the heat, being in the kitchen, cooking up a storm wasn’t exactly on my list. Light salads were… 

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