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feels like summer. [fresh citrus margarita]
steal the show. [cranberry orange margarita w. sugared cranberries]
trust me. [whipped goat cheese & cranberry sauce crostini w. homemade candied orange zest]
loss for words. [apple cider bread w. cinnamon sugar topping]
jumping on the bandwagon. [apple cider bourbon cocktail]
saying goodbye to summer. [tomato tarts w. herb-flavored goat cheese & basil]
berry kick. [lemon mousse with fresh berries]
summer sips. [blackberry jalapeño margarita]
cool down. [raspberry vodka spritzer with mint]
nothing more refreshing. [frosé]
dangerously delicious. [blueberry mojito]
let’s get grillin’. [balsamic-marinated grilled artichokes]
holds a special place. [individual fruit trifles]
game changer. [deconstructed french onion soup]
the list goes on. [air fryer onion rings]
copycat. [banana pudding trifle]
worth it. [air fryer zucchini crisps w. chipotle ranch]
toffee break. [homemade english toffee]
super simple. [pastrami, swiss & pepperoncini crescent rolls]
falling for you. [fall salad w. apple cider poppy seed dressing]
so long, sweet summer. [bbq pork ribs]
berry sweet. [classic cheesecake w. strawberry sauce]
small but mighty. [mini beef empanadas]
non-traditional. [irish nachos]
stars & stripes. [italian pasta salad]
brunch so hard. [migas]
crowd-pleaser. [bacon jalapeño popper dip]
look no further. [hatch chile sausage queso]
look who’s back. [grilled avocado stuffed w. grilled corn salad]
it’s been a minute. [cheeseburger tater tot cups]
wingin’ it. [creamy potato salad]
touchdown. [cheesy bacon-jalapeño dip]
true life. [pimento cheese dip]
a lighter choice. [mediterranean turkey meatballs w. herbed yogurt sauce]
cheese please. [jucy lucy]
top of my list. [sun-dried tomato & basil fettuccine w. pancetta]
fire it up. [grilled shrimp]
summer countdown. [grilled eggplant w. caprese salsa topping]
picnic in the park. [classic coleslaw]
picnic prep. [pesto pasta salad w. salami & heirloom tomatoes]
spruce it up. [sun-dried tomato & basil hummus]
win them over. [snickers blondies]
chef. [mojo-marinated pork cubanos]
all in. [fried chicken & waffle sandwich w. bacon, ranch & chives]
mamma mia. [meatballs in marinara sauce]
home sweet home. [scalloped potatoes & ham]
spooky sweets. [pumpkin, chocolate & oreo trifle]
sinfully delicious. [buffalo-ranch shredded chicken panini]
so long, summer. [pineapple, coconut & cashew rice]
fuego. [smoky roasted poblano & hatch chile salsa]
welcome back. [seven-layer dip]
refreshed. [freshly squeezed limeade]
imitator. [tempura fried chicken sandwich w. fresno chili coleslaw, pickled onions & honey mustard sauce]
feelin’ fresh. [chickpea, avocado & feta salad w. basil dressing]
red, white & blue(berry). [blueberry buttermilk bunt cake w. lemon glaze & strawberries]
could’ve fooled me. [vegan chocolate chip cookies]
gourmet twist. [crispy pork tenderloin sandwich w. red onion, pickles & apricot mustard spread]
sweet tooth. [white chocolate bars w. ritz, peanut butter & marshmallow fluff]
happily ever after. [crispy fried chicken sandwich w. slaw & spicy mayo]
fresca. [cilantro-lime grilled chicken topped w. pico de gallo & cotija cheese]
game time. [chicken wings w. buffalo sauce]
never let me down. [chile-rubbed short ribs w. cilantro oil]
finally Friday. [banana trifle w. vanilla bean custard, whipped cream, wafers & caramel]
hello, 2015. [new mexican rubbed pork tenderloin w. bourbon-ancho sauce, cilantro oil & smoked red pepper sauce]
say cheese. [spicy beef queso dip]
speechless. [honey ham & jarlsberg cheese sandwich w. pesto aioli & mango chutney]
to the next level. [buffalo chicken nachos w. jalapeño, goat cheese, bacon & buffalo ranch sauce]
feeling crazy. [mini tater tot cups w. cheddar cheese, bacon, avocado & sour cream]
hello, fall. [hard cider cupcakes filled & topped w. caramel-whiskey apples & whiskey buttercream]
product review – Appetites. [tamarind glazed beef w. sesame broccoli & snow peas]
the lighter side. [potato salad w. blue cheese, crispy bacon & grated hard-boiled egg]
tequila tuesday. [spicy jalapeño margarita]
belated celebration. [vodka spritzer w. strawberry & blueberry ice cubes]
ooey gooey. [spicy queso dip]
welcoming summer. [pulled bbq chicken sliders topped w. homemade coleslaw & tangy bbq sauce]
the gang’s all here. [pickled red onions & pickled cauliflower]
the sweetest thing. [decadent butterscotch cupcakes topped w. a rum syrup, buttercream frosting, butterscotch sauce & English toffee]
pure perfection. [churro cupcakes w. cinnamon cream cheese frosting]
just a kick. [bacon-wrapped buffalo chicken jalapeño poppers]
big step. [mini chocolate peppermint cupcakes w. peppermint buttercream frosting]
VeeV Spirits collaboration. [spicy grilled eggplant caprese stacks w. crispy parmesan lavash paired w. fruit cup sangria]
whoop there it is. [pumpkin whoopie pies w. bourbon cream cheese filling]
wiped out. [gooey cinnamon squares]
lighten up. [baked mozzarella bites w. homemade marinara sauce]
all aboard. [zucchini boats stuffed w. couscous, bell peppers, mushrooms, feta & toasted pine nuts]
what’s love got to do with it. [pomegranate & blood orange champagne punch]
late to the game. [jalapeño poppers w. sausage & parmesan]
pop ’em. [goat cheese, parmesan & pancetta stuffed baby bell peppers]
sweet start to the new year. [scotcheroos]
new & improved. [mini gingerbread cupcakes w. maple cream cheese frosting]
let’s get festive. [roasted red pepper, artichoke & cream cheese dip]
hint of fall. [cremini mushroom & ricotta cheese toasts]
fresh. [orzo salad w. chickpeas, basil, feta & mustard vinaigrette]
Lean on Lamb Supper Club. [crock-pot sliced lamb w. Greek yogurt, mint & pomegranate w. a pomegranate & cinnamon reduction]
happy belated 4th of July! [recap]
guest post at ‘ang sarap.’ [blackberry fool w. cayenne]
personalized. [mini chicken pot pies]
¡fiesta! [fresh serrano salsa]
give back. [Share Our Strength’s Great American Bake Sale – Los Angeles]
no brainer. [artichoke & parmesan dip]
speak of the devil. [avocado deviled eggs & grandma’s traditional deviled eggs]
perfect pair. [Blue Moon cupcakes w. orange cream cheese frosting]
pretty bird. [garam masala chicken w. roasted vegetables]
Lean on Lamb – The Supper Club, round two. [braised lamb shanks w. white beans & tomatoes]
not quite kid-friendly. [spiked cereal-milk shake]
back to baking. [lemon cupcakes w. graham cracker crust, blackberry filling & blackberry buttercream]
roll ’em up. [meatballs w. marinara sauce]
game day ready. [pizza dip]
it takes two. [triple layer banana cake w. caramel, vanilla bean custard & buttercream frosting]
chili when it’s not so chilly. [white bean and chicken chili]
pure decadence. [cinnamon & raisin bread pudding w. spiced rum sauce]
cheers. [coctel de camarones – shrimp cocktail]
candy cane lane. [white chocolate & peppermint covered pretzel thins]
white Christmas. [white chocolate, cranberry & macadamia nut cookies]
farewell November. [pumpkin & gingerbread trifle]
turkey day. [Thanksgiving 2011]
Lean on Lamb – The Supper Club. [lamb pizza w. red peppers, arugula & goat cheese]
simple gourmet. [pork chops w. ginger-soy glaze]
let the preparations begin. [sweet potato-pecan casserole]
refreshing. [couscous salad w. chicken, vegetables & basil dressing]
not your typical taco. [spiced lentil tacos w. adobo chile sour cream]
game day guac. [guacamole w. cotija cheese]
cheesy goodness. [scalloped potatoes & ham]
sugar & spice. [pumpkin cookies w. orange buttercream frosting]
just a spoonful. [autumn trifle w. roasted apples, pears & pumpkin-caramel sauce]
all puffed up. [Gruyere cheese puffs w. black figs]
fill ‘er up. [stuffed pasta shells w. prosciutto, ricotta & mushrooms]
inspired eats. [grilled asparagus w. fried egg, prosciutto & parmesan]
heaven on a plate. [chicken breast valdostana w. braised lentils]
stacked. [fig & gingered mascarpone napoleons]
deceptive & delicious. [Moscow mule]
move over beef. [turkey burgers w. sun-dried tomato mayonnaise]