Brigadeiros.  Probably one of the most iconic Brazilian foods and part of a whole food classification they enjoy there called “Docinhos” or “Little Sweets”.  Bite-sized confections that make appearances at almost every party!  Of all the “little sweets” Brigadeiros are the most beloved.  They involve only 3 main ingredients and are basically little balls of…

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So. School has started. After school activities have started. My oldest and youngest are in a local production of The Little Mermaid (and the oldest is Flounder, so he’s at every rehearsal.) And I’m just so. freaking. tired. All the time. We’re hitting up the drive-thru more than we should and I think all of us…

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Ever since I was a tiny kid, I’ve been in love with pickles. I’ve also always had very specific feelings about pickles and even now, if you try and serve me a sweet pickle, that might be the end of things between us. Right now, I have at least 4 jars of pickles in my…

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This post is created in paid partnership with the maker of OxiClean™.  All opinions and laundry experiences are authentically mine! You know those laundry commercials with the personal stories?  Do you ever wonder if those come from actual people?? Well this one does!  I submitted an experience to the maker of OxiClean™ White Revive and…

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I have another recipe for Cherry Chocolate Ice Cream that was one of the very first ice cream recipes I ever posted on Our Best Bites.  It’s one of my all-time favorites, and involves pitted fresh cherries in a cooked custard-base with shaved chocolate and generous hints of almond flavor.  It’s decadently delicious, but also…

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So. My kids are back in school. My house is clean. I kinda miss them and also kinda relish the alone time. But we’re back to my biggest struggle of the day: lunch. I’ve talked about this countless times, but my lunch is the hardest meal of the day for me. I wish there was a…

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I can hear it already. “But Kate,” you say, “it is August. Why are you posting pie recipes?” Well. That is because it is August and while I love my darling children so very much, tomorrow is the day that they go back to school and while we greatly enjoyed our time together this summer,…

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Last week, I posted one of my favorite meal subscription recipes and told you about another recipe from the same service that I absolutely loved. Like, ate this Italian Sausage and Zucchini Linguine for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and a late night snack loved (not all the same day…I’m not that intense. Incidentally, the morning I had it for breakfast, I…

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This time of year, home gardeners are usually getting a beautiful crop of ripe garden tomatoes and non-home gardeners are getting a great deal on fresh tomatoes at the store.  Either way, it’s tomato season!  The things I love making most with great tomatoes are salsa and tomato sauce.  I’ve shared my Roasted Garden Tomato…

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(Don’t have a smoker?  No problem!  You can make this recipe on the grill, as well.) Sometimes when you think smoker recipes, your mind goes straight to big expensive cuts of meat and a minimum 12 hour time commitment.  I love smoking pork tenderloin because you don’t have to plan a day in advance; it only…

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So last week, I posted all about the Boise and Salt Lake City portions of my big summer vacation and today, it’s all about Cache Valley. I grew up in Logan and lived there until I went to college. My parents still live there and I love going back…it’s a special little place, unlike anything…

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So if you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that my kids and I recently spent a couple of weeks visiting my family in Utah. I grew up there (in Logan, then I went to college in Provo), but it’s been a few years since I’ve been back and even longer since my kids have,…

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