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David Lebovitz – The Perfect Scoop
Traditional recipes

David Lebovitz – The Perfect Scoop

Review of David Lebovitz& 39;s The Perfect Scoop, book about ice cream.Photography Credit:Elise BauerThe ultimate ice cream book is here! And just in time for summer and the onset of the ice cream season (is there ever not a season for ice cream?)David Lebovitz, former pastry chef at Chez Panisse, delightful blogger at davidlebovitz.

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Week 2 Healthy Meal Plan

This month we’re pleased to welcome Katie Morford and her meal plans as part of our January Reset Challenge! Katie is a San Francisco-based cookbook author and registered dietitian who writes the blog Mom’s Kitchen Handbook.Welcome to Week 2, Resetters! Hope everyone found some recipe inspiration in last week’s meal plan.
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Healthy Eating Meal Plan Wk 1: Half Plate Challenge

This month we’re pleased to welcome Katie Morford and her meal plans as part of our January Reset Challenge! Katie is a San Francisco-based cookbook author and registered dietitian who writes the blog Mom’s Kitchen Handbook.I’ll be the first to admit that I’m like everyone else on the block and look to January to improve my eating habits.
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Meal Plan for April Week 2

This month, Summer Miller is back, sharing her meal plans for April. Summer is a mom, a full-time food writer, and also helps test the fabulous recipes we bring you every week at Our Site.Spring can be a fickle friend, especially where I live in Nebraska. One moment the sun is shining and my family has abandoned their boots for flip flops, and then next week it’s snowing and we cry a little inside.
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Meal Plan for March Week 3

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!In many parts of the United States, school children are on or headed into Spring Break, and so many parents, both stay-at-home and working, struggle with meal plans to accommodate the break in routine.
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Meal Plan for June Week 2

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!For me, and most other military families, June means “See You Later.” Summer is the time of year when members of our military are moving to their next duty stations en masse — we refer to it as “PCS Season” (or “Permanent Change of Station” Season).
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Meal Plan for May Week 4

This month, Megan Gordon is back with us sharing her weekly meal plans! Megan is a writer and recipe developer living in Seattle, WA, the author of Whole Grain Mornings, and mom to a 2-year-old. Please welcome Megan!I can’t believe we’re staring down at the end of May already! Our son is too young to think about summer camps or activities, but we’re all starting to get pretty excited about getting outside and taking short hikes, packing picnics, and riding our bikes on the weekends.
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Meal Plan for July Week 5

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.And just like that we are finishing off the month of July! The official end of summer is still a couple of months way, but the back to school sales are everywhere reminding us the end is near.
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Meal Plan for May Week 3

This month, Megan Gordon is back with us sharing her weekly meal plans! Megan is a writer and recipe developer living in Seattle, WA, the author of Whole Grain Mornings, and mom to a 2-year-old. Please welcome Megan!This week is all about simplicity!I’ll be out of the house for a handful of evenings this week teaching cooking classes, so I want to plan to have a few meals all set and ready for my husband to assemble while I’m gone.
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5 Freezer-Friendly Make and Save Meals

This month, we welcome back Marta Rivera for more of her meal plans. Marta is a trained chef, mom of twins, Army wife, and a Our Site recipe tester and developer!I might spend a couple of nights in the house this week. Maybe. Okay, I’ll still spend most of my time at home. But, after being cooped up for so long, I pine for the days when one of my friends would call me for a meetup and I could pick up and go without a care in the world.
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Meal Plan for August Week 3

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 dog days of summer are here, which means even the most avid cooks aren’t too excited about being chained to a hot kitchen for any length of time.
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Our 5 Favorite Classic Cocktails

Certain cocktails are classic for a reason: they’ve been around a long time, they’re easy to make (sometimes you only need three ingredients), and they’re the perfect thing to make when you, well, want a drink. A good, strong drink.If you don’t know where to start with making cocktails at home, start here!
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Meal Plan for September Week 4

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.And just like that, the season has changed and we’re fully into autumn. Though life’s seasons and those of the weather don’t always align, I tend to think of fall as prime time for connecting (or reconnecting) with family and friends.
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Our Best Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes

This recipe collection is brought to you in partnership with Milk.For busy parents, getting the kids out the door in the morning is already a chore without the added stress of making a wholesome breakfast for your young ones.Here are our breakfast hacks–dishes to prepare the night before. Just serve with a glass of real milk and the kids will be on their way in no time at all!
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Our Top 5 Favorite Strawberry Desserts

This post is brought to you in partnership with Fresh From FloridaStrawberries are a most welcome burst of color — even in the middle of winter — and we love cooking and baking with them when they’re at their very sweetest.While it’s tempting to eat them as is for breakfast or toss them into our morning smoothies, there’s nothing quite like a vibrant strawberry dessert to end a meal on a sweet note.
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Our Top 5 Favorite Black Friday Finds

It’s here! It’s here! Black Friday. Wherever you are on the spectrum, we did a little footwork for you, choosing our five favorite Black Friday kitchen finds we think you’ll love this year.Note: Last year due to immense popularity, some of our favorite kitchen steals did sell out, so please note we can’t guarantee the stock of individual products themselves.
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Our Site 2018 Gift Guide: The Baker

From muffins and scones to gooey brownies and towering layer cakes, who doesn’t love a treat every now and then?The good news is that recreating your favorite dessert at home is more than doable if you’re equipped with the right tools for the job. Let us help guide the way. Here are our top ten picks to treat the baking enthusiast in your life this holiday season!
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Our Site 2018 Meal Plan: December 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.It’s the most wonderful time of the year!! Even if you don’t celebrate Christmas, there’s something to be said about gathering with family and friends in the spirit of peace and goodwill.
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Our Site 2018 Gift Guide: The Cookbook Lover

If you love to cook, chances are you probably love cookbooks, too. Many of us on Our Site team read them like novels, escaping into small bakeries in Morocco or home kitchens in the South.There are a handful of shiny new cookbooks out this season that we just can’t put down, but in addition to those, we thought we’d throw in a few of our absolute favorite go-to’s to inspire the cookbook lover in your life.
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Our Site 2019 Gift Guide: The Baker

Layer cake for your kiddo’s birthday? Brownies for your sweetie after a hard day? Chocolate chip cookies … just because.These are the things the bakers in our lives think about. Let’s treat them right, shall we?!If you’ve got a baking enthusiast in your life, make sure they’ve got all the tools and inspiration they need this year with our top ten picks for gadgets, ingredients and bakeware!
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Our Site 2019 Meal Plan: February Week 2

This meal plan is brought to you in partnership with Milk Life. 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!It’s the week of luvvvvv!! I know, I know, a lot of people feel like Valentine’s Day is a commercial plot to get us to spend money, but I’m a closet romantic so I use the holiday to spoil my family with delectable, “hug-on-a-plate” meals.
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