Pasta with Edamame, Mint and Basil Pesto

This was born of some leftover Mint Basil Pesto, and my desire to work edamame into every dish I can. I think edamame are one of the most perfect foods on earth.  If I ever get another dog I may name him Edamame. No offense to my current perfect dog, Cooper. And this is another …

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Crusted Loin Lamb Chops with Mint Basil Pesto

My family loves loin lamb chops, and because the rib ones are too expensive to buy that often, that’s a good thing.  There is more meat on this cut of chop anyway, and they can be thicker so they are at less risk of getting overcooked.  And is there anything more irritating than spending a …

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35 More Days!

Tick, tock—only  days till the official on-sale date of Dinner Solved! And I’m not even going to say, “But who’s counting?” I’m counting! And I’m visualizing the pages of the book with the gorgeous color photos of every recipe shooting out of the printer; I can picture them being bound together and wrapped in their shiny jackets …

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The Best No-Bake Haystack Cookies

I was so curious about haystack cookies for the longest time. No bake cookies are genius, but the idea of chow mein noodles in them? Crazy. Haystacks are one of the quintessential no-bake cookies in the cookie lexicon, and for very good reason – they are delicious, easy and they offer up such great crunch. …

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