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What We’re Loving: AVA Lounge’s Dream Pops
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What We’re Loving: AVA Lounge’s Dream Pops

Take a cue from the Manhattan lounge and make these pops a summer treat at your bashWhen it comes to entertaining, no matter the season or occasion, it’s fun to get a little whimsical in your hosting ideas. Whether that means creating an outrageous dessert bar or pushing guests to explore different flavors or creating cocktails that push the boundaries, we’re all for it.

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Editors’ Picks: Pie Plates

Pie. Delicious, heavenly pie. Great in all seasons and in all weather, no one turns down a homemade pie!And what’s one thing every pie needs? A pie plate. But what kind? Here’s a quick primer on pie plate materials and a few we love and recommend.The Best Material for a Pie PlateThe most common materials you find for pie plates are glass, glazed ceramic, aluminum, or aluminized steel.
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Meal Plan for February Week 3

I don’t know about you, but we had a lot of Valentine’s treats around the house last week, so I’m excited about jumping into the kitchen to get some real food back on the table!For this week’s meal plan, there’s quite a bit you can tackle over the weekend to make your dinners during the week a little easier.
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Meal Plan for March Week 4

This month, we welcome back Marta Rivera for more of her meal plans. Marta is a trained chef, mom of twins, and Army wife – and she is also one of our Our Site recipe testers!Can you believe that we’re already at the end of March?! I don’t know about you, but it seems as if the new year is flying right by!
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Editors’ Picks: Pie-Making Supplies

When it comes to making a pie, there are a few tools you’ll want to have on hand: a pie plate, of course, but also things like a rolling pin, food processor or dough cutter, and pie server. (Yes, it’s worth it!)If you’re serious about making pie—or if you’re just curious and want to give it an honest shot—here are the pie-making tools we recommend.
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Meal Plan for June Week 1

This month, we welcome back Marta Rivera for more of her meal plans. Marta is a trained chef, mom of twins, and Army wife – and she is also one of our Our Site recipe testers!One of the misconceptions some people have about homeschool families is that we have really lax schedules. Really, we’re all in the same chaotic boat as far as scheduling goes.
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6 Recipes that Remind Us Why Banana Bread Is the Best!

They say the kitchen is the heart of the home. We believe that 100 , but let’s take it a step further and say that banana bread is the heart of the kitchen.I can’t be the only one with overripe bananas in the freezer just ready and waiting for when the banana bread baking mood strikes. I don’t know why I wait, all you need to make delicious banana bread is a bowl and a few simple ingredients.
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Meal Plan for March Week 1

This month, we welcome back Marta Rivera for more of her meal plans. Marta is a trained chef, mom of twins, and Army wife – and she is also one of our Our Site recipe testers!With so much excellent produce available all year round, you might not always realize that there are food seasons that coincide with the seasons in nature.
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Meal Plan for July Week 2

This month, Summer Miller is back, sharing her meal plans for July. Summer is a mom, a full-time food writer, and also helps test the fabulous recipes we bring you every week at Our Site.I ease into my work weeks like I ease into my mornings – slow and simple. I do my best to leave my meetings to the other days of the week, and let Mondays serve as the day I set myself up to take care of odd and ends, dig out from emails that have accumulated over the weekend, and take stock of the week ahead.
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Meal Plan for September Week 1

This month, please welcome Aaron Hutcherson and his September meal plans! Aaron is a regular contributor here on Our Site and the blogger behind The Hungry Hutch.Hello, September! With Labor Day on Monday and a lot of people heading back to school, we like to think of this week as the start of fall, but we’re still actually in the midst of summer.
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9 Meals to Double and Freeze

There’s something so wonderful and welcoming about coming home after a busy day, knowing you have a well-stocked freezer and can just pull out a casserole to reheat for dinner.You’ve already done the hard work of making the meal. Now you just get to enjoy the benefits of your prior planning.Below are nine recipes that we highly recommend doubling and freezing – one batch for tonight’s meal, one batch for another night.
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Our Five All-Time Favorite Fresh Tomato Recipes

This post is brought to you in partnership with California Grown.At the peak of their season, there’s nothing better than cooking (or snacking on) fresh, California tomatoes. They’re delicious on their own and in need of little adornment, but we also have some tried-and-true recipes we turn to each year.
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Meal Plan for August Week 1

Please welcome Katie Workman for this month’s meal plans! Katie is a mother of two hungry boys and a meal planning wizard, so much so that it led to the creation of her blog The Mom 100 and a cookbook by the same name.The arrival of August elicits mixed emotions in me. On the one hand, it is the beginning of the last month of summer — the moment where we all start greeting each other with phrases like, “Where did the summer go?
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Our Top 5 Breakfast Bakes

This recipe collection is brought to you by Milk.What better way to greet the morning than with homemade breakfast baked goods? Before they’re even out of the oven, the irresistible aromas let you know you’re in for a real treat.From muffins to coffee cakes (even one that tastes just like snickerdoodles!
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8 Best Asparagus Recipes to Make this Spring

One of the first green veggies to pop up in the spring is asparagus. Granted, we can buy it at the super market year round, but it really does taste sweetest in spring, when it’s in season.WHERE TO FIND ASPARAGUSMost supermarkets will carry asparagus this time of year, and for some reason, I feel like I always see it in the front of the produce section, positioned upright, as though it’s standing up to get your attention.
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8 Recipes I Know My Kids Will Love

Ah, children. They can be our biggest fans and also our biggest challengers when it comes to cooking. Getting a meal on the table that they will eat sometimes feels like a Herculean task.I’ve got twin boys. One will eat almost anything and the other is much more unpredictable about what he’ll object to—or embrace.
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Our Site 2018 Gift Guide: Top Picks Under $30

Giving doesn’t always have to be a grand gesture; sometimes small and sweet is the way to go. So we’ve gathered together all of our favorite finds under $30 to help you ring in the season right.From the coolest reusable coffee cup to our favorite finishing salt, you’ll find something here for everyone on your list!
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Our Site 2018 Meal Plan: November Week 3

This month, please welcome Aaron Hutcherson and his November meal plans! Aaron is a regular contributor here on Our Site and the blogger behind The Hungry Hutch.Sometime within the past decade Thanksgiving surpassed Christmas as my favorite holiday. Though giving thanks and expressing gratitude is the theme of the day, the real highlight for many—myself included—is the food.
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Our Site 2019 Gift Guide: The Cook With it All

There’s nothing more challenging than trying to shop for the person who has it all. Where to begin?This year our team put our heads together and came up with our favorite gift list yet, geared towards the friend in your life who already has a well-equipped kitchen with the latest gadgets.From our favorite air fryer to a spice of the month club, we cover all the bases so you don’t have to stress this holiday (at least about gifting)!
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Our Site 2019 Meal Plan: January Week 3

This month, we welcome back Marta Rivera for more of her meal plans. Marta is a trained chef, mom of twins, and an Army wife!I do think the shorter days, and the fact that it’s getting dark at 4:30 in the evening, is beginning to take its toll on me.I’m making meals this week that bring comfort, but some that are also more hands off.
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Our Site 2019 Meal Plan: April Week 3

This week please welcome, Rachel Knecht, and her meal plans! Rachel is a recipe tester here on Our Site and the blogger behind Baking with Rachel.I’m in full-blown party mode here! April is full of celebrations for our family. Besides Easter, two family members have birthdays!As part of the celebration, the guest of honor is tasked with choosing the family dinner for the night.
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