Back to Basics: Chicken Noodle Soup with Acini di Pepe, Leeks, and Radishes

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A fresh take on your classic chicken noodle soup recipe, this one uses acini di pepe pasta, leeks, radishes, and a healthy assortment of rainbow carrots. For the past week I’ve watched as leaves in shades of gold and crimson drift towards the ground. I stood under my neighbor’s towering maple as my kids walked […]

Pain d’Epi {Wheat Stalk Bread}: The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day

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A recipe for making pain d’epi or what stalk bread loaves, as well as a photo tutorial on how to cut the loaf. (Recipe from The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day.) It is my life’s goal to do as little as possible. Let me rephrase. It’s my life’s goal to spend as […]

Back to Basics: Garden Vegetable Beef Soup

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A hearty, made-from-scratch beef soup recipe packed full of garden vegetables just in time to warm you up from the cool autumn air. I kissed my kids on their way out the door, closing it tight behind them, their small bodies wrapped in extra layers making their way down the leaf-lined street. I clutched a […]

How to Build a Better BLT

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The basics of building a better BLT sandwich from the type of bread to the thickness of the tomato slice to the variety of lettuce you opt for. Yes, there are rules. A BLT is not a hard sandwich to master, and nearly everyone has the ability to figure out how to slap bacon, lettuce, […]

Sweet and Spicy Honey Tomato Jam: Ball Canning and Food in Jars Giveaway

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A sticky tomato jam recipe, equal parts honey-sweetened and pepper-spiced for a bit of kick. The word bustling doesn’t accurately describe the state of the farmers markets this time of year. As soon as the blushing apples and ginger-kissed pumpkins start appearing on the tables of the individual stalls the energy level in the already […]

Homemade Hamburger Buns

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A recipe for soft, pillowy milk buns just waiting for you to turn them into your hamburger and cheeseburger dreams, topped with patties and all the fixings. It was my youngest daughter’s birthday. I’m sure she wanted sushi. For her, the sun rises in the morning with the sole purpose of acquiring raw fish and […]

Summer Squash Pesto Cheese Rolls: School Lunch Ideas with Sargento

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Thin summer squash slices are rolled with pepita basil pesto, provolone, and deli meat for a colorful school lunch treat your kids will love. This post brought to you by Sargento Foods, Inc.. All opinions are 100% mine. Last night I rolled into the kitchen around 11:45 p.m. There to greet me were counters sprinkled […]