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April 2016

Cream Braised Rabbit
Entrees Plates

Gourmet One Pot Cream Braised Rabbit

This gourmet cream braised rabbit is always a hit with my family, friends, and even those who get a bit squeamish at the thought of eating a rabbit. Although it has lost a bit of popularity here in the United States in the past years,…

April 27, 2016
Yuli's Recipes

Light And Fresh Cucumber Radish Egg Salad

This fresh cucumber radish egg salad is a very nostalgic dish for me. I grew up calling it “spring salad” or “весенний салат” (in Russian). You know that special feeling when your mom made you your favorite dish? It was one of my favorites…

April 25, 2016
sweet potato fries
Plates Sides

10 Minute Sweet Potato Fries (w/ Amazing Dipping Sauce)

The recipe for these sweet potato fries comes from the book “Bread & Wine”. It was the first book we read with our book club and still one of our favorites! Shauna really talked these fries up and I was curious to give them a try since…

April 22, 2016
Strawberry Quinoa Salad
Plates Sides

Joey’s Famous Strawberry Quinoa Salad w/ Balsamic Vinaigrette

It’s strawberry season and this Strawberry Quinoa Salad is the perfect way to highlight this delicious ingredient. It’s fresh, filling, yummy, and nutritious!  I first tried this salad at a very popular restaurant in the Seattle area; Joey’s. I don’t normally order salads when I’m at a…

April 20, 2016
DIY wedding cake tutorial
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DIY Wedding Cake Tutorial

Naked wedding cakes are all the rage right now, and today, I will show you how you can can make your own wedding cake (or a cake for any occasion) with this DIY wedding cake tutorial. I know it can sound so intimidating to…

April 15, 2016
Yuli's Recipes

Skinny Chai Spiced Meringues

Skinny chai spiced meringues are every spice-lovers dream! They are bursting with the perfect combination of spices like cardamom, cloves, and cinnamon and remind me of my favorite dirty chai tea latte from Marine View Espresso. Growing up I didn’t have exposure to many…

April 12, 2016
Soft and Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Soft and Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

The first thing I ever baked were oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. My mom had brought home a plate of cookies for me and my siblings with a recipe card in it that her friend had written out by hand. It was meant for my…

April 8, 2016
Yuli's Recipes

Healthy Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potato Boats

If you ask me, chicken stuffed sweet potato boats are probably one of the best uses of sweet potatoes. I first made them a couple years ago when I was experimenting with healthier, low-calorie recipes. The crazy thing is, when you’re eating these, it…

April 6, 2016