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Irina

Crispy Garlic Smashed Potatoes
Plates Sides

Crispy Garlic Smashed Potatoes

I first discovered these crispy garlic smashed potatoes like I do many of my recipes: scrolling through pinterest for dinner ideas. I don’t recall ever reading the actual recipe, since there were so many different variations out there, I just stole the concept and…

May 5, 2018
Easy French Blender Crepes
Breakfast Desserts Plates

Easy French Blender Crepes

These easy french blender crepes are my kid’s favorite weekend breakfast. I love them too because they remind me so much of my childhood. I grew up eating these with a little melted butter and a sprinkle of sugar, so this is still my…

April 15, 2018
Strawberry Balsamic Goat Cheese Pizza
Appetizers Desserts Entrees Plates

Strawberry Balsamic Goat Cheese Pizza

Happy first day of spring!! This Strawberry Balsamic Goat Cheese Pizza is the perfect taste of spring. I love the fresh flavors of the basil and strawberries, the creaminess from the goat cheese and tanginess from the balsamic. This is one of those versatile…

March 20, 2018
Rosemary Garlic Slow Cooker Roast Beef
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Rosemary Garlic Slow Cooker Roast Beef

This rosemary garlic slow cooker roast beef is comfort food at it’s finest. Although it comes together fairly quickly and there is little hands on time, the slow roasting yields a super tender, fall off the bone, flavor packed roast. I learned from my…

February 4, 2018
Sausage cranberry pecan stuffing
Holidays Plates Sides

Best Ever Sausage Cranberry Pecan Stuffing

Thanksgiving for me (like perhaps for many other people??) is all about the sides. And this sausage cranberry pecan stuffing happens to be my current favorite Thanksgiving dish. Growing up, I hated stuffing and even the idea of stuffing. Why would anyone want to…

November 7, 2017
easy blender hollandaise
Breakfast Entrees Plates Sides

Quick and Easy Blender Hollandaise

Hollandaise sauce is a traditional French sauce that is typically made in a double boiler, over low heat, whisking for a long time until you get a thick creamy sauce- similar to a mayonnaise. Before I discovered this easy blender hollandaise, I tried to…

October 31, 2017
Macaron Secrets
Desserts Plates

Macaron Secrets from a Professional Baker

Hey you guys!!!! I know a lot of you have been wondering where the heck I went and when the recipes were coming back… well, I have some good news. I’m back- and today, I’m sharing all my macaron secrets with you!! Many of…

October 14, 2017
yakima wineries
Places Seattle

6 Yakima Wineries You Must See! (where to stay+eat)

Living in the Seattle area has many perks, one of them is being just two hours away from a totally different climate and setting. The Yakima Valley is so close but feels like a totally different state! Visiting the Yakima wineries for wine tastings…

July 25, 2017
Easy Key Lime Pie
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Quick and Easy Key Lime Pie

I recently shared one of my favorite recipes for coconut lime cupcakes that were originally inspired ┬áby key lime pie… even though I’ve never actually tried key lime pie before. When I shared this little bit of news with Yuli, she was shocked. She…

June 30, 2017