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Reflecting on first baking experiences brings back memories of chocolate chip cookies and banana bread and inspires this cinnamon chocolate chip banana muffin recipe. The sweet smell of culinary satisfaction filled the house in those moments while breeding mouth-watering impatience in a young mind. The anticipation was overwhelming, eagerly awaiting the glorious...

Arousing from hibernation, spring awakens my sleepy soul igniting cravings for lighter meals and tender, sweet green veggies.  California is in full bloom and life seems to pick up the pace as dinner arrives frantically each night. This meal plan brings freshness and time, allowing you to check out in...

  Jessica Murnane's "One Part Plant" (OPP) is like the girlfriend's guide to eating more veggies. Her approachable tone invites you into the kitchen one vegetarian meal at a time and layouts out the framework of what you need to get there. Jessica touts only the benefits without forcefulness or coercion...

The sound of Perry Como's soothing, seductive voice emanating from the dresser-sized record player filling our living room with Christmas music was a holiday tradition growing up and always stirred a recognition in my soul of a simpler time. In the spirit of simplicity during this Christmas and winter season, I offer this amazingly easy,...

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