Honey Mustard Lemon Skillet Chicken

Ever since I got my first cast iron skillet, life has gotten a whole lot better. Now, I am not saying the clean up process is stellar but the meal created on the sucker is. An ode to the coming fall season, this warm and tangy chicken dish is drenched in lemon and honey and […]

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Strawberry Pineapple Shandy

Maybe it’s because summer is coming to an end that I suddenly craved a refreshing shandy, or perhaps it is because we ran out of wine and there was a six-pack in the fridge. Either way, this shandy is absolutely perfect and can be made year round as long as you can find strawberries. Even […]

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Tortellini With Snap Peas Panchetta and Parm

  There is something undeniably wonderful about tortellini. Maybe it is the shape or the filling or that they look like miniature pot stickers. I remember always ordering tortellini as a child whenever I saw it on a menu but somehow these adult days have been all spaghetti, penne and other less interesting pasta. I am […]

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Exceptional Whiskey Gingers

A lovely bartender once asked me if I would like lemon and bitters and in my Whiskey Ginger. My first instinct was, no way, but then I thought better of my naivete and agreed to try it. Ever since then, I always have this bold yet beautiful highball with that tangy pairing. In this simple recipe, […]

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Almond & Coconut Crusted Chicken Tenders with Lemony Roasted Potatoes

  I love chicken nuggets…don’t we all? But I also love to eat clean and healthy and not entirely wreck the dozen burpees I did in the morning (on a good day). Almond meal along with coconut flakes lends a perfect crunchy coating to these baked tenders. To complete the easy peasy weekend meal, I tossed […]

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Boozy Italian Soda

Summertime just screams lemonade. Friday screams vodka. I love a well-crafted cocktail that is not too sweet but still very drinkable. Combining micro-distilled Humboldt Vodka with the Italian liquor, limoncello and topping it all off with lemon soda (I used this brand) and sparkling water, makes for the perfect summertime, chill-time, the-weekend-is-here, oh-its-only-Tuesday sipper. Top with […]

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