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Spicy Everything-Bagel Chinese Takeout Noodles

Spicy Everything-Bagel Chinese Takeout Noodles

Thinking about ordering Chinese tonight? Stop, you don’t need it! These Spicy Everything-Bagel Chinese Takeout Noodles are everything you’re craving, with a fun spin! And they only take 15 minutes to make. This recipe was inspired by the Chinese Pepper and Scallion Noodles from the […]

Creamy Tomato Pesto with Gnocchi

Creamy Tomato Pesto with Gnocchi

I’m a huge fan of pesto. There’s just something so satisfying about the herbacious flavor, the punch of garlic and the crunch of toasted nuts. And while my idea of pesto is usually a bright version of a classic Italian Pesto alla Genovese (like the […]

Classic Italian Greens and Beans (video)

Classic Italian Greens and Beans (video)

If you walk into my house around 7 pm on a Monday evening between the months of September and April, there’s a 50/50 chance that I’ll be making a batch of Greens and Beans. Here’s the deal: most Monday nights, the very last thing I […]

Easy Garlic Aioli

Easy Garlic Aioli

This Easy Garlic Aioli is a super basic, versatile dipping sauce. Fabulous to dip fries in, spread on sandwiches or burgers, serve with veggies or just about anything. Feel free to take this basic recipe and change it up to match other flavors—add more lemon […]

Quick Chicken Tortilla Soup

Quick Chicken Tortilla Soup

Soup is always a tricky subject in our house. I always have to pitch it carefully… I adore soup, in pretty much any variety, and Luke could live without it—unless of course it’s French Onion (I think that mostly has to do with cheesy toast […]

Peppermint Mocha

Peppermint Mocha

Nothing screams fun, cozy winter day more than a Peppermint Mocha? I mean, come on. Espresso, mint and chocolate… yes. yes. yes. My love for these babies started in college. I was home for winter break and spent a good portion of it up in […]