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Easy-As-Pie Strawberry Pie

Need a fun dessert…fast? Got home from work late and remembered you were supposed to bring something sweet to the potluck? Or celebrating a special holiday with a loved one (ahem, Valentine’s Day)? Have we got a dessert for you! It combines fresh strawberries with a few other simple ingredients that you probably have in […]

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lentil brownie

Lentil Brownies

You’ve gotta love brownies. You can put just about anything into them and as long as you have enough chocolate and sweetener in them, they’ll still make a gooey and satisfying dessert. Case in point: The kale brownies we made a few months ago, and now these lentil brownies. We wouldn’t have necessarily thought of […]

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Real Food: Chocolate

Chocolate?!? Sure, your kids will happily eat it, but could we honestly call it real food? The good news: Yes – if it’s made the real way. To get the scoop on real, pure, honest-to-goodness chocolate, we decided to take a behind-the-scenes look at the Theo Chocolate factory in Seattle. Theo is the first organic […]

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Choco-Mint Ice Cream Cups

Summertime, and the… kids are already driving you crazy? It’s rough keeping everyone occupied and out of trouble, which is why we’re busy dreaming up summer jobs for kids to do in the kitchen. If you’re looking for a dessert that’s quick and easy and involves a lot of hands-on kid help, we’ve got just […]

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Viennese Torte

Did you ever have one of those old-style recipes that you just don’t feel right about making anymore? In my case it was my mom’s seven-layer Viennese torte, which features a delicious chocolate buttercream that calls for raw eggs. Unfortunately, the fear of salmonella has scared me away from serving this special dessert for fear of kids or guests […]

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A Pie for Mikey

The food world is pretty small. Sure, there are thousands of food enthusiasts, writers, and bloggers out there – but when you get down to it, it’s a pretty tight-knit bunch. Earlier this week when food blogger Jennifer Perrillo of In Jennie’s Kitchen lost her husband, Mikey, suddenly and unexpectedly to a heart attack, the […]

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