Author Archives: Christina

Brown Sugar Pecan Pear Muffins

Last weekend Andrew and I traveled to Columbus, Ohio for a long weekend for a wonderful baby shower that Andrew’s aunt threw us. We had a great time, but as always the days just flew by. It seemed like we … Continue reading

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Make-Ahead Cheesy Pigs in a Blanket

Well it’s finally the day! The day I have been waiting for since last November…Ohio State Football is set to kickoff in only a few hours! ūüėÄ Andrew and I are huge Ohio State fans. You know the kind of … Continue reading

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College Football Bites Roundup

Tomorrow marks one of my favorite days of the year! The kickoff to the college football season!¬†Although college football officially kicked off on Thursday night, for me it doesn’t officially start until Ohio State takes the field! I am so … Continue reading

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Peach Shortcakes with Bourbon Whipped Cream

Here’s one dessert you’ll want to make for your Labor Day barbecue this coming weekend. A¬†southern-style twist on everyone’s favorite peach shortcakes. Ripe peaches, bourbon whipped cream and toasted pecans¬†sandwiched between a warm cakelike¬†biscuit. ¬†In one word-incredible! ūüôā Serve this … Continue reading

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Peach Galette

One of my favorite summer desserts to make this time of year are homemade fruit pies. But sometimes I don’t want to fuss with all the work that comes with making one from scratch. That’s when I turn to a … Continue reading

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Dulce De Leche Cake Balls and A Cookbook Giveaway!

There’s no denying that I love desserts and sweets. I love making them, eating them and sharing them with friends and family. All of this love for making sweet and treats was recently noticed by¬†Meghan from¬†The Harvard Common Press. She … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Nutella Swirl Chocolate Chip Cookies

Lately I have been having major cravings for peanut butter and Nutella. I have usually been able to curb my craving by dipping a few apple slices into peanut butter and then some Nutella. Well that all went out the … Continue reading

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Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Here’s one¬†coffee cake¬†to put on the menu for this coming weekend! Moist and tender sour cream coffee cake with a¬†cinnamon pecan swirl running through the center and sprinkled on top.¬†Despite the name, this cake doesn‚Äôt actually have coffee in it … Continue reading

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Lemon-Zucchini Loaf with Lemon Glaze

We have more zucchini than I know what to do with. So after making numerous salads, soups, muffins, biscuits, breads and brownies, I really needed a new zucchini recipe to try. When I stumbled upon this recipe on Pinterest¬†I immediately … Continue reading

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Italian Vegetable Stew (Ciambotta)

Here’s one stew that you have to make before summer slips away.¬†Ciambotta, a traditional Southern Italian stew is chock-full of summer vegetables that are simmered in a thick and hearty¬†tomato-enriched broth. It’s the perfect way to use up some of … Continue reading

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