I posted this recipe waaaaay back in the very, very early days of the blog and I’m posting it again today not only because it’s such an amazing, creamy, velvety smooth cheesecake, but also because I know that cheesecakes scare a lot of people, so I want to do a little troubleshooting to make sure…

Creamy Cheesecake
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Unlike a lot of foods requiring oil frying, these little beauties are SO easy and they won’t totally trash your kitchen. They’re awesome on top of salads or burgers, or for a topping on casseroles or even just to snack on. You’ll need three bowls. One with an egg and a little milk, one with…

How to: Make Crispy Shoestring Onions
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So this week, we’ve covered on-the-go breakfasts, kid-friendly lunches, and fun things to do with your kids in the kitchen. I think we’re all ready for a little dessert, don’t you? “But wait!” you say. “What kid doesn’t like pretty much all sweet treats?” And you have us there. But we’re going to showcase what…

Our Best Bites Kid's Favorites! Plus Chocolate Owls!
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If you’re coming in late, we’re doing back to school week!   Kate’s done 2 great posts about Breakfast on the run, and School Lunches.  And I showed you a fun rainy day recipe for homemade Slime– perfect for entertaining little (and who are we kidding? BIG) hands.  Today I have a little hodge-podge of 3…

Kids in the Kitchen: Glow in the Dark Food, Magic Colors, and Giant Bubbles!
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We get a LOT of requests for school lunch ideas. Sara and I have been planning Kids Week for quite awhile now and the plan was always for me to do this post, mostly because I’m the one who has to pack lunch for a kiddo every day. Okay, not every day; maybe 50% of…

Kids Week: Ideas for Packing a Lunch
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So I think school is pretty much back in full swing for most people! Like Sara said in yesterday’s post, I now have a full-blown Kindergartner…       He goes to a full day of school, school uniform, everything. I was so nervous about so many aspects of him going to school full-time–how could…

Whole Grain Banana-Pecan Muffins
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September is in full swing and we thought we’d celebrate by doing Back-to-School week! My oldest kiddo just started pre-school and Kate is now the mother to an official kindergartner.  This week we’re going to have *five* posts.  Hear that?  A post every single day of the week you lucky duckies.  So make sure to…

This homemade slime is just too much fun!
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I like making cakes, but it’s not something I do very often.  Pretty much when someone’s birthday rolls around.  And since I don’t do it very often, I take a long time planning them when I do.  My husband had a birthday last week and I had a rich, dark, highly caloric (naturally) chocolate number…

Lime Coconut Cheesecake
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Kate and I have both openly admitted to eating Pico de Gallo straight from the bowl with a spoon.  If you’re like us, then chances are you’ll love Bruschetta, which I like to think of as the Italian version of Pico de Gallo (or maybe the Pico is a Mexican version of the Bruschetta? What…

Bruschetta
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So as I was drifting away to sleep the other night, I had this idea to make s’mores with Rolos instead of chocolate bars. The next morning, I ran to the store to get s’mores supplies when I saw the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and thought, “I like peanut butter and chocolate. I like peanut…

Candy Bar Oven S'mores
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My countertops are just about the same height as my four year old son.  Every time I go to the kitchen to cook, I see a little set of eyes peering over every surface in search of tidbits he can sneak.  The problem is that since I’m often styling and photographing food, things aren’t always…

Zucchini Cheese Quiche
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I’ve mentioned a time or two that I’m from Logan, Utah and I know we have a lot of readers with Cache Valley ties. Which means we probably have at least one thing in common…because it’s virtually impossible to visit, let alone live in Logan without visiting El Sol at least once. And if you’ve…

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa
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