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Mini pizzas recipe using cookie cutters and wheat tortillas

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Mini pizzas have quickly become a dinnertime staple at our house. They're just so cute and easy to make, and Elise can help with the recipe. The final mini pizzas are about 2-1/2 in...Mini pizzas recipe using cookie cutters and wheat tortillas... »

Spinach, Ham and Parmesan Quiche

Breakfast Recipes, Lunch Recipes, Recipes

I'm not sure what it is about spring but I go into quiche mode. I noticed the other day at Lovely Bakery that quiche was on the menu, so I decided to make one...Spinach, Ham and Parmesan Quiche... »


Peanut Butter & Jelly Mac and Cheese – 4th Place!!

Baby & Kids, Lunch Recipes, Recipes, Sides Recipes

Updated: I found out that I got 4th place beating not only Stephanie Izard, Top Chef winner, but also Roger Herring, chef and owner of Socca in Chicago. Hip hip! Peanut butter & jelly...Peanut Butter & Jelly Mac and Cheese – 4th Place!!... »

Mac and cheese bacon cups

Lunch Recipes, Recipes, Sides Recipes

The Fulton Market area of Chicago where I work is filled with food wholesale companies - fish, meat, eggs, butter, ...and (xoxo) bacon. This week I walked into Meadow Brook Egg Company and walked...Mac and cheese bacon cups... »


Rainy Day Green Pea Soup

Lunch Recipes, Recipes, Soup Recipes

Here's one of my favorite it's-a-rainy-day-and-I-am-low-on-groceries recipe: Green pea soup with toasted baguette slices. It's a healthy, low fat, non-dairy recipe from Ellie Krieger, one of my favorite Food Network chefs. 1 teaspoon olive...Rainy Day Green Pea Soup... »

St. Patrick’s Day Personalized Pot Pies

Dinner Recipes, Holidays, Lunch Recipes, Recipes, Spring, St. Patrick's Day

So I thought of something to do with my mini alphabet cookie cutters. I simplified a more intensive version that Simply Recipes adapted from a Marshall Field's cookbook. Chicago *knows* St. Patrick's Day. //...St. Patrick’s Day Personalized Pot Pies... »

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