Dill Caprese Bruschetta | Progressive Eats

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This Dill Caprese Bruschetta makes the perfect festive appetizer for summer grilling parties. The low-acid grapeseed oil-based DILLightful Dressing by Tracy’s Gourmet® works beautifully in this Caprese-inspired appetizer. Thank you, Tracy’s Gourmet®, for sponsoring this post, and thank you all for allowing brands I love to allow me to keep delicious content coming your way!Happy […]

Sunday Brunch Deep Fried French Toast with Peach-Blueberry Sauce

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This is definitely Sunday Brunch Deep Fried French Toast, and here’s why: it fries up puffy and crisp on the outside and soft and pillowy on the inside. Plus, look at it! So impressive! Let me show you how to make it. And that sauce? I made it two ways. You can enjoy it with whole blueberries […]

The Best Black Bottom Triple Peanut Butter Cookies. Period.

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I have smart friends. And when my smart friends inspire me, things like Bourbon Honeycomb Chocolate Chunk Cookies Happen. This time, my friend Brooks from Cakewalker made some seriously peanutty peanut butter cookies, and I was inspired to make what I am modestly calling The Best Black Bottom Triple Peanut Butter Cookies. Let us begin, […]

Dover Publications: Affordable Cookbook Reissues

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Photos courtesy of Dover Publications and used with permission. Dover is advertising with Pastry Chef Online, and as such, this is a sponsored post. Thank you for supporting the brands and businesses I work with and who allow me to do what I do! Dover Publications A few weeks ago, Dover Publications approached me to […]

Traditional Pretzel Buns for Burgers and More

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There is nothing–nothing–like the flavor of Traditional Pretzel Buns. The dough itself is a fairly standard, firm, yeast dough: a bit of melted butter for richness and some unrefined liquid sugar (malt extract or I use molasses) to keep the yeast happy, and nothing else surprising. What sets a pretzel bun apart from other buns […]

Spicy Pepperoni Pinwheels Recipe | Progressive Eats

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As soon as I was told our theme for this month’s Progressive Eats was cupcakes and to think outside the box, my brain went straight to savory goodness. And cheese. And pepperoni. Spicy pepperoni pinwheels. Let me show you how easy it is to make them! If you’d like, you can jump straight to the […]

Lavender Mixed Berry Crisp with OXO

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Welcome, friends! I’m so glad you’re here to see my latest post for OXO–thank you, OXO, for making amazing products and for sending me your 14 Piece Glass Bake, Serve & Store Set to take for a spin! Get ready for some lavender mixed berry crisp goodness, friends. Today I’ve made a gorgeous Lavender Mixed […]

Got to Be NC Burger for #BurgerMonth

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Oh, huzzah for burgers and for #BurgerMonth and for the resplendent Kita from Girl Carnivore who is wrangling this rather large blogging event! And another huzzah for my Got To Be NC Burger and foods made and grown in North Carolina! And huge kudos to all the brands who are helping us put on this […]

Tortellini Caprese Salad with Sabra Basil Pesto Hummus| National Hummus Day

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Thank you, Sabra®, for sponsoring this post! Pasta salad is just the best. Make it like mom did and call it macaroni salad. Fancy it up and call it farfalle salad. Or combine a well-known Italian salad (Caprese) into your pasta salad and make Tortellini Caprese Salad. The point is, pasta is so versatile that salad […]