Roasted Cornish Game Hen & Brussels Sprouts with Prosciutto

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This is hands-down one of the easiest one-dish meals to prepare that requires very little prep work with an end result FULL of flavor.  In an hour’s time you can have a gourmet meal on the table with only one pot to clean up.  Cornish game hens are also relatively inexpensive at about $3/each and [...]

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BMC – Shrimp Pasta with Leeks & Fennel

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So, it’s been a minute since I have posted an official “Busy Mom Challenge” meal.  Not only can you make this pasta dish in less than 30 minutes, it is also light and healthy. Print Shrimp Pasta with Leeks & Fennel Prep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 15 minutesTotal Time: 25 minutes Yield: 4 servings Ingredients1 [...]

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Holy Smoke! – Roasted Root Veggies with Smoked Olive Oil

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Generally the only thing smoking in my house is my hot-bod (yeah right) or the kitchen when Drew decides to cook (just kidding, he never cooks).  I am not really a fan of smoked food, but I was recently given a bottle of Holy Smoke Olive Oil from a dear friend, Johnnie, who has been a huge [...]

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“They’re white carrots, Boogey” – Sauteed Parsnips with Baby Bellas & Onions

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  If you try to tell me that you have never told your child a little white lie to get them to behave, eat their food, not eat something, clean their room, be nice to their siblings, or any other behavior we would like to control in our kids, you are the one telling a [...]

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The Breakdown – Eastland Cafe

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My at-home take on Eastland’s Goat Cheese Brulee. You can pretty much ask any of my friends and family and they will tell you that my favorite restaurant is Eastland Cafe in East Nashville.  When Drew and I lived there we spent the better of 3 or 4 nights a week enjoying what is arguably the BEST [...]

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Zesty Summer Squash Penne Pasta

Zesty Summer Squash Penne Pasta

Well, folks, I am holding true to my word, so here is the first official summer squash recipe.  I would be remiss to say that I cooked up this delicious dish last night, when in fact I caved and cooked a frozen pizza, but I do want to make one thing clear, that is not [...]

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