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Three Culinary Blog Tour:
 Which blogs were your “firsts”?

Posted on Oct 12th, 2014 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 8 Comments

I'm taking a break from recipe development today to jump onto this 3 Blog Tour that's been circulating through the food blog world. I was honored…

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Grow Your Google+ Circles Hop

Posted on May 3rd, 2014 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 3 Comments

Calling all bloggers: Are you on Google+ yet? If not, today's the day to start via #GrowYourGooglePlus. In a nutshell, Google+ is like Pinterest…

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Naked Chicken Burrito Bowls | Teaspoonofspice.com

Naked Chicken Burrito Bowls – Secret Recipe Club

Posted on Jan 20th, 2014 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 14 Comments

 Build your own healthy Tex-Mex meal with deconstructed chicken burritos in bowls. ~ by Deanna Segrave-Daly, RD A healthy yet tasty dinner that…

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Holiday Pistachio Cherry Biscotti | Teaspoonofspice.com

Holiday Pistachio Cherry Biscotti – The Recipe ReDux

Posted on Nov 30th, 2013 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 21 Comments

A festive holiday cookie: pistachio cherry biscotti ~ by Deanna Segrave-Daly, RD Disclosure: Cumberland Packing Corp. compensated The Recipe ReDux…

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Thankschiladas | Teaspoonofspice.com

Thankschiladas (Thanksgiving Leftover Turkey Enchiladas) – Secret Recipe Club

Posted on Nov 18th, 2013 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 17 Comments

I know, I know. It's not even Thanksgiving yet and I'm already talking about the leftovers. But I know I'm not alone in this camp - I think…

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Sweetpotato Chutney

Posted on Oct 7th, 2013 - By Serena Ball - 16 Comments

Schmear this Sweetpotato Chutney on veggies, sandwiches or sausages ~ by Serena Ball, RD Disclosure: The California Sweetpotato Council…

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Penne with Almond Pesto & Eggplant | Teaspoonofspice.com

Penne with Almond Pesto & Eggplant – The Secret Recipe Club

Posted on Sep 23rd, 2013 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 14 Comments

Another month gone by and another Secret Recipe Club reveal day for Group C! I always get excited when I get the email telling me whose blog I'll…

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Pasta with Tomato Alfredo Sauce | Teasponofspice.com

Pasta with Caper Alfredo Sauce – Improv Challenge

Posted on Sep 19th, 2013 - By Serena Ball - 9 Comments

Yes, I still have zucchini. And I still have tomatoes. Picked eight more today, in fact, from my struggling weed patch of a garden. What I do not…

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Honey Roasted Grapes with Peanut Butter Granola | Teaspoonofspice.com

Honey Roasted Grapes with Peanut Butter Granola – The Recipe ReDux

Posted on Sep 7th, 2013 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 12 Comments

Breakfast upgrade: roasted grapes over homemade peanut butter granola ~ by Deanna Segrave-Daly, RD Disclosure: The California Table Grape…

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Chocolate Zucchini Muffins with Vanilla Glaze | Teaspoonofspice.com

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins with Vanilla Glaze – Improv Challenge

Posted on Aug 15th, 2013 - By Serena Ball - 15 Comments

I’m not sure I should admit it. But just a few short days ago I was complaining to a friend that no one had dropped any zucchini on my doorstep,…

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Avocado Pimento Cheese | Teaspoonofspice.com

Avocado Pimento Cheese – The Recipe ReDux

Posted on Aug 12th, 2013 - By Serena Ball - 17 Comments

Disclosure: The California Avocado Commission compensated The Recipe ReDux (co-owned by ReganMillerJones, Inc. and Teaspoon Communications), to…

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Cherry Hand Pies | Teaspoonofspice.com

Cherry Hand Pies – Secret Recipe Club

Posted on Jul 22nd, 2013 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 24 Comments

It's Secret Recipe Club Reveal Day! Each month, we members get assigned a fellow food blogger and are charged to make one of his/her recipes. In…

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Peanut Butter Sandwich Graham Crackers | Teaspoonofspice.com

Peanut Butter Sandwich Graham Crackers – The Recipe ReDux

Posted on Jul 21st, 2013 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 29 Comments

This month's Recipe ReDux theme is.... Have Snacks. Will Travel: Sometimes, the food is the best part of the journey. Be it business travel or a…

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Peach Basil Ice Cream | Teaspoonofspice.com

Peach Basil Ice Cream – Improv Challenge

Posted on Jul 18th, 2013 - By Serena Ball - 13 Comments

I just changed my Google+ profile to read "wishful gardener." Maybe next year I can edit it to "bountiful gardener." (Speaking of, whatever type of…

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Potato Chip Shrimp Cakes | Teaspoonofspice.com

Potato Chip Shrimp Cakes – Improv Challenge

Posted on Jun 20th, 2013 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 16 Comments

It's time for another Improv Challenge (a monthly recipe bloghop where Kristen @ Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker assigns two ingredients and…

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Zucchini Tomato Lasagna | Teaspoonofspice.com

Summery Zucchini Tomato Lasagna – Secret Recipe Club

Posted on Jun 17th, 2013 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 34 Comments

It's time for another Secret Recipe Club post which I look forward to all month - it's such a cool way to meet different food bloggers and get a…

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Grilled Fruit & Veggie Favorites – Pin It Party 2!

Posted on Jun 6th, 2013 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 2 Comments

Lindsay from The Lean Green Bean blog is a dynamo - she is constantly coming up with fun and informative ways for fitness and food bloggers to…

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Mango Orange Creamsicle | Teaspoonofspice.com

Mango Orange Creamsicle for #mangolove

Posted on Jun 1st, 2013 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 1 Comment

If you are a Trader Joe's junkie like I am, you probably have a short (or maybe long) list of staples you can't be without. Trader Joe's Frozen…

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Bacon Roasted Garlic Guacamole | Teaspoonofspice.com

Bacon & Roasted Garlic Guacamole – Secret Recipe Club

Posted on May 20th, 2013 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 26 Comments

It's Secret Recipe Club time once again - we get matched up with another food blogger and are charged with making any recipe off of their blog. It's…

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Cinco de Mayo Party Recipes + Pin It Party!

Posted on May 2nd, 2013 - By Serena Ball - 19 Comments

There are plenty of reasons to throw a party this weekend: Cinco de Mayo, Kentucky Derby, a good friend's first communion, my niece's birthday...or…

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Broccoli Carrot Raisin Slaw | Teaspoonofspice.com

Broccoli Carrot Raisin Slaw – Secret Recipe Club

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2013 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 7 Comments

Oh happy day - the weather is finally getting warmer here in Philly which has me craving warm weather eats which is why I picked a slaw recipe for…

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Mango Coconut French Toast Bake | Teaspoonofspice.com

Mango Coconut French Toast Bake

Posted on Apr 13th, 2013 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 2 Comments

Disclosure: Vita Coco compensated The Recipe ReDux (co-owned by ReganMillerJones, Inc. and Teaspoon Communications), to sponsor this recipe contest.…

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Coconut Ginger Braised Asparagus

Posted on Apr 9th, 2013 - By Serena Ball - 10 Comments

There is nothing better than sitting here at my computer snacking on leftover Coconut Ginger Braised Asparagus while actually writing about Coconut…

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Coconut Ginger Chicken & Green Jasmine Rice

Posted on Apr 6th, 2013 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 13 Comments

I admit, for this latest Recipe ReDux recipe contest , "Get Culinary With Coconut Water" sponsored by Vita Coco Pure coconut water, my mind drew…

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Crostini Toasts with Orange Rhubarb Sauce | Teaspoonofspice.com

Crostini Toasts with Orange Rhubarb Sauce + Cooking Light cookbook giveaway

Posted on Mar 29th, 2013 - By Serena Ball - 12 Comments

You may be surprised by my pick as the most brilliant page among all the brilliant pages of The New Way to Cook Light, a new cookbook by Cooking…

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Baked Eggs with Fennel | Teaspoonofspice.com

Baked Eggs with Fennel Fronds – The Recipe ReDux

Posted on Mar 21st, 2013 - By Serena Ball - 27 Comments

There are certain times in our lives that the kids and I sit around and watch a lot of Julia Child cooking videos. At first, they would ask, “Now…

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Spicy Peanut Noodle Salad | Teaspoonofspice.com

Spicy Peanut Noodle Salad – Secret Recipe Club

Posted on Mar 18th, 2013 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 25 Comments

It's time for another Secret Recipe Club post and this month I was assigned to food blogger Allison of Alli-n-Son (clever, eh?) I love her tagline…

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Maple Bacon Scones | Teaspoonofspice.com

Maple Bacon Scones for #IrishLove

Posted on Mar 2nd, 2013 - By Serena Ball - 7 Comments

Today, this blog is all about bacon. It is with bacon that one of the very best treats baked in my kitchen – ever – was created. These buttery…

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Spaghetti Aglio e Olio | Teaspoonofspice.com

Spaghetti with Garlic & Oil (Spaghetti Aglio e Olio) – The Recipe ReDux

Posted on Feb 21st, 2013 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 33 Comments

This month's Recipe ReDux theme married two of my loves: food & movies. With the Academy Awards just days away, we ReDuxers were charged with…

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Cumin & Chickpea Flatbread – Secret Recipe Club

Posted on Feb 18th, 2013 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 29 Comments

Today feels like the first day of school - there's a little nervousness (that I've dotted all the i's and crossed all the t's) along with the…

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Paella Soup | Teaspoonofspice.com

Paella Soup for #souplove

Posted on Feb 2nd, 2013 - By Serena Ball - 3 Comments

Readers of this blog know there is no need for us to profess our #SoupLove. We love soup! There are no less than 17 soups - and this Paella Soup…

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Skinny Banana Splits | Teaspoonofspice.com

Skinny Banana Splits – Improv Challenge

Posted on Jan 17th, 2013 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 19 Comments

It's a new year for the Improv Challenge and this month's theme is bananas & nutmeg - two ingredients I eat pretty much every day. Lately,…

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Butternut Squash Gnocchi |TeaspoonofSpice.com

Butternut Squash Gnocchi – The Recipe ReDux

Posted on Dec 21st, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 14 Comments

If you need a last minute holiday gift for your favorite food lover, this month's Recipe ReDux theme has you covered - we all are…

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Cherry Chocolate Chip Jubilee Jumbles | Teaspoonofspice.com

Cherry Chocolate Chip Jubilee Jumbles – The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap

Posted on Dec 12th, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 3 Comments

Editor's note: A little problem with Ziplist caused me to lose half of this post yesterday - ack! So, a summary of the deleted content: 1) This…

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Healthy Green Bean Casserole | Teaspoonofspice.com

Healthy Green Bean Casserole – The Recipe ReDux

Posted on Nov 21st, 2012 - By Serena Ball - 26 Comments

I knew it was the perfect occasion to pull out my most dog-eared and most-sticky-noted old cookbook...because this month's theme for The Recipe ReDux…

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Grilled Stickies {Football Friday}

Posted on Nov 16th, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 0 Comments

Find out why these cinnamon bun-like strips are tailgate worthy - click here for my guest post and recipe for Grilled Stickies over at The…

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Holiday Cranberry Cake | TeaspoonofSpice.com

CranberryLove: Holiday Cranberry Cake

Posted on Nov 3rd, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 13 Comments

The timing of this month's #CranberryLove bloghop was perfect. I just received a big bag of these gorgeous, ruby red fresh cranberries in my weekly…

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Ginger Carrot & Sweet Potato Bisque | TeaspoonofSpice.com

Ginger Carrot & Sweet Potato Bisque {The Recipe ReDux}

Posted on Oct 21st, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 24 Comments

"Orange You Glad It's Fall?" is this month's theme for The Recipe ReDux and here's my bah-humbug thought: Not exactly. You see, I'm a summer…

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Homemade Oatmeal Raisin Bread | TeaspoonofSpice.com

Homemade Oatmeal Raisin Bread – Improv Challenge

Posted on Oct 18th, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 21 Comments

This month's Improv Challenge (hosted each month by Kristen @ Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker) was oats + raisins. I can't wait to see what…

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8 Layer Tofu Dip | TeaspoonofSpice.com

Seven Layer Taco Dip Plus Tofu

Posted on Oct 15th, 2012 - By Serena Ball - 10 Comments

Tofu was one of the foods I introduced very early on to my kids; in fact, along with avocados, large butter beans and bananas, cubes of tofu were a…

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Grilled Tofu BLT Sammies | TeaspoonofSpice.com

Grilled Tofu BLT Sandwich + Giveaway

Posted on Oct 13th, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 14 Comments

Do you know "how to tofu"? Meaning do you cook with tofu? Dietitian confession: while I enjoy tofu when I eat out at Asian restaurants, I honestly…

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Fig & Pecan No Bake Bites | TeaspoonofSpice.com

FigLove: Fig & Pecan No Bake Bites

Posted on Oct 6th, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 20 Comments

I was thrilled when figs where ultimately selected by our new food Love Bloghop leader, TR Crumbley as October's theme. I'm probably not alone in…

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Blueberry Bread Pudding

Blueberry Bread Pudding – {First on the First}

Posted on Oct 1st, 2012 - By Serena Ball - 3 Comments

This month's First on the First theme? The humble bread pudding. The terms of food history, the story of bread pudding as a dessert began a bit like…

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Caramelized Onion, Pepper & Cheddar Pie | TeaspoonofSpice.com

Caramelized Onion, Pepper & Cheddar Pie

Posted on Sep 25th, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 4 Comments

Caramelized onions - the best way to enjoy onions to when your CSA share is full of bulbs week after week. It doesn't take much to cook them - a…

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Sweet Spicy Mango Kefir | TeaspoonofSpice.com

Sweet & Spicy Mango Kefir – The Recipe ReDux

Posted on Sep 21st, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 14 Comments

I admit, I was stumped with this month's Recipe ReDux theme (the first and only recipe challenge founded by registered dietitians -join us!) which is…

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Brown Sugar Zucchini Crumble Bars | TeaspoonofSpice.com

Brown Sugar Zucchini Crumble Bars – Improv Challenge

Posted on Sep 20th, 2012 - By Serena Ball - 10 Comments

I had the great pleasure to interview Gayle of IdahoFarmWife.net for a story on lentils that I did for an upcoming issue of Relish magazine. Right…

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Cantaloupe Gazpacho

Cantaloupe Gazpacho – {First on the First}

Posted on Sep 7th, 2012 - By Serena Ball - 1 Comment

As I mentioned a few posts back...baby #4 is expected any time now...which has led to many, ummm, side affects: #1 Forgetfulness and #2 Nesting. Both…

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Baked Ricotta with Blueberries

Posted on Aug 30th, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 6 Comments

Today I'm guest posting at Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker where "delicious doesn't have to be expensive" (love that tagline!) Kristen is the…

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Beet & Apple Millet Salad

Beet & Apple Millet Salad

Posted on Aug 9th, 2012 - By Serena Ball - 2 Comments

I'm so honored to be guest posting today on the blog of the brilliant mind behind the Improv Cooking Challenges. Deanna and I have had great fun…

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Peach Sorbet Prosecco Cocktail

Peachlove: Peach Sorbet Prosecco Cocktail

Posted on Aug 4th, 2012 - By Serena Ball - 12 Comments

I've been waiting and waiting and waiting....for the thermometer to cool down below a steamy 95 here in Chicago. It hasn't. In the meantime, I've…

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Cucumber Avocado Soup with Moroccan Chickpeas

The Recipe ReDux: Cucumber Avocado Soup with Moroccan Chickpeas

Posted on Jul 21st, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 29 Comments

As the umpteenth another heat wave hits the East coast (I swear I'm spending more time inside than out this summer), it's the Recipe ReDux to the…

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Corn & Zucchini Tuna Burgers

Corn & Zucchini Tuna Burgers – Improv Challenge

Posted on Jul 19th, 2012 - By Serena Ball - 17 Comments

It's begun already: Zucchini Season! This is the time of year when practically every recipe out of my kitchen must be adapted to include zucchini –…

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Roasted Tomato Crostata for #tomatolove

TomatoLove: Roasted Tomato Crostata

Posted on Jul 1st, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 14 Comments

Ahhh, July's FoodLove Bloghop theme is highlighting of one of my favorite foods on earth - the lovely tomato. Probably because I'm part Italian and…

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June Foodie Penpals - Eating Well Chocolate Chip Cookies

June Foodie Penpals Reveal + Bev’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on Jun 30th, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 3 Comments

If you are new to the Foodie Penpals concept, here's the scoop. It was started by Lindsay @ The Lean Green Bean Blog last year. You simply get…

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The Recipe ReDux: Dark Chocolate Mini Chiffon Cake

Posted on Jun 21st, 2012 - By Serena Ball - 11 Comments

Happy One-Year Birthday Recipe ReDux! As Deanna mentioned in her birthday post, this past year has been filled with the fun of getting to 'know'…

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Iced Lemon Biscotti Bites

The Recipe ReDux: Iced Lemon Biscotti Bites

Posted on Jun 21st, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 41 Comments

Happy 1st birthday to The Recipe ReDux! In early 2011, Serena & I were fortunate enough to have our dietitian colleague and friend, Regan Jones…

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#IceCreamLove: Rhubarb Ice Cream

Posted on Jun 2nd, 2012 - By Serena Ball - 17 Comments

Rhubarb sauce is (almost) the only topping not offered at my local Red Mango frozen yogurt franchise. But I wish it were. Rhubarb sauce is my…

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May Foodie Penpals Pappardelles Pacific Rim blend pasta

May Foodie Penpal Reveal

Posted on May 31st, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 7 Comments

Foodie Penpals was started by Lindsay @ The Lean Green Bean blog last year. You simply get matched with another blogger or blog reader and send a…

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Strawberries & Cream Crunch Parfait

Strawberries & Cream Crunch Parfaits – Improv Challenge

Posted on May 17th, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 12 Comments

This month's Improv Challenge (a creative monthly recipe challenge created by Kristen @ Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker) paired strawberries and…

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Roasted Broccoli Panzanella Salad #SaladSocial

Posted on May 14th, 2012 - By Serena Ball - 1 Comment

On several occasions, I’ve roasted broccoli until it’s smoky-sweet; but why, oh why have I never roasted cherry tomatoes? They emerge from the…

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Pastalove: Gnocchi with Spring Greens & Crimini Mushrooms

PastaLove: Gnocchi with Spring Greens & Crimini Mushrooms

Posted on May 5th, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 24 Comments

When I learned pasta was the theme for this month's love bloghop, I had dozens upon dozens of recipes go through my mind. You see, pasta of any kind…

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Homemade Soft Pretzels – {First on the First}

Posted on May 1st, 2012 - By Serena Ball - 9 Comments

I’d been looking for a good excuse to make ‘authentic’ homemade soft pretzels ever since I saw this photo in the Chicago Tribune. The food…

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April Foodie Pen Pals goodies

April Foodie Penpals Reveal

Posted on Apr 30th, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 3 Comments

Foodie Penpals is the brilliant concept started by Lindsey @ Lean Green Bean Blog last September. The program is simple, you get matched with…

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Rhubarb Strawberry Crisp

The Recipe ReDux: Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Posted on Apr 21st, 2012 - By Serena Ball - 15 Comments

The rhubarb in my garden is nearly ready - but still a little immature for one of my favorite desserts: Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp. Luckily, I had some…

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Peanut Butter & Strawberry Jelly Bread – Improv Challenge

Posted on Apr 19th, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 17 Comments

Peanut butter & jelly. Just hearing the phrase brings waves of nostalgia and feelings of comfort. Everyone has their favorite way to eat it…

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Ginger Lemongrass Fizz | Teaspoonofspice.com

Ginger Lemongrass Fizz

Posted on Apr 14th, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 5 Comments

Today I'm guest posting on Food Babbles - Kate is the co-founder of the fun "First on the First" monthly baking challenge, along with being a…

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Easter Ricotta Rice Pie | Teaspoonofspice.com

Berrylove: Easter Ricotta Rice Pie with Raspberry Glaze

Posted on Apr 1st, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 31 Comments

Growing up, my memories from an Italian-American Easter included butter shaped like a lamb, sweet bread studded with dried fruits (baked in a coffee…

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Honey Drizzled Chicken Skewers with Green Rice | Teaspoonofspice.com

The Recipe ReDux: Honey Drizzled Chicken Skewers with Green Rice

Posted on Mar 21st, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 22 Comments

This month's Recipe ReDux theme is "Stick With Maple Honey Sweetness" - we could use one or both of these natural sweeteners in a recipe. Now I…

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Potato Cheddar Waffles

Potato Cheddar Waffles – Improv Challenge

Posted on Mar 15th, 2012 - By Serena Ball - 18 Comments

March is usually maple syrup season anywhere in the northern US. Ever since I lived in Boston and visited a western Massachusetts sugar shack on…

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Asian Dumpling and Cabbage Soup – #greenslove

Posted on Mar 3rd, 2012 - By Serena Ball - 26 Comments

Here in Illinois this time of year, the only #green thing around in my little patch of suburbia is my green garlic scapes! They are about an inch…

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Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Eclairs – #FirstOnTheFirst

Posted on Mar 1st, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 8 Comments

When I heard this month's First On The First challenge was eclairs, I admit I was a bit cocky. I've made cream puffs before and the pastry base or…

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The Recipe Redux: Rich Hot Cocoa Mix

Posted on Feb 21st, 2012 - By Serena Ball - 22 Comments

I had plans of reduxing an ooey-gooey chocolate dessert for this month’s Recipe ReDux post. But when we ran out of milk last week and my kids…

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Chocolate Raspberry Calzones | Teaspoonofspice.com

ChocolateLove: Chocolate Raspberry Calzones

Posted on Feb 4th, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 43 Comments

It's no surprise that February's #love bloghop theme is...#chocolatelove! Compared to most themed posts where I can ponder for days/weeks, this month…

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Chocolate Macaron Ice Cream Sandwiches – {First On The First}

Posted on Feb 1st, 2012 - By Serena Ball - 12 Comments

The Paris bakery sold only macarons - that's right a patisserie displaying brightly colored hot pink, lavender, mint green, baby blue and light brown…

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CitrusLove: Tomatillo Salsa Verde with Lime Salt Tortilla Chips

Posted on Jan 7th, 2012 - By Serena Ball - 31 Comments

It may be somewhat surprising, but winter is the season for sunny ripe citrus fruit. Limes, lemons, grapefruit, tangerines, blood oranges; they are…

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Clementine Kissed Marshmallows – {First on the First}

Posted on Jan 1st, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 7 Comments

Happy 2012! I'm excited to kick of the new year by committing to a new bloghop called First on the First. Created by Carrie of Poet In the Pantry and…

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The Recipe Redux: Black-eyed Peas and Bacon

Posted on Dec 20th, 2011 - By Serena Ball - 10 Comments

Black-eyed peas brought us a fair amount of luck in 2011. These ‘magic’ beans just appeared in our garden this year; and as coincidence would…

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Vanilla Bean Spice Set {Holiday Recipe Exchange}

Posted on Dec 6th, 2011 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 9 Comments

I'm not going to be grinchy and post how many shopping days until Hanukkah or Christmas. But at the very least, there is still time to make some…

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Cookielove: Rosemary & Thyme Shortbread

Posted on Dec 3rd, 2011 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 31 Comments

It's a new month which means a new FoodLove bloghop! Nothing says holidays like homemade cookies and while I have the traditional ones - like press…

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The Recipe ReDux: Pecan Date Breakfast Couscous

Posted on Nov 21st, 2011 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 16 Comments

Think about it, why don't other grains get a place at the breakfast table the way oatmeal does? At least here in America, suggest serving a breakfast…

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Pumpkin Spice Cookies {Holiday Recipe Exchange}

Posted on Nov 18th, 2011 - By Serena Ball - 3 Comments

I love to make the classic, spongy cakey pumpkin cookies every autumn - you know the ones with the lick-it-off-the-top-first cream cheese frosting.…

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BabyBoo Squash Honey Date Muffins {SquashLove}

Posted on Nov 5th, 2011 - By Serena Ball - 27 Comments

The chicken man was selling squash. I had no idea what the patty pan-shaped, pale blue one was; but I knew it would be perfect for…

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Cardamom Pear Pancakes {Holiday Recipe Exchange}

Posted on Nov 2nd, 2011 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 5 Comments

More kitchen results from Snowoctober. While it sure was winter weather over the weekend, we are pretty much back to lingering fall temperatures…

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Arugula Pistachio Pesto Bread {Holiday Recipe Exchange}

Posted on Oct 31st, 2011 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 3 Comments

Snow in Philly before Halloween? The dismal weather had this summer loving gal holed up in the kitchen over the weekend and it did get me thinking…

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The Recipe Redux: Whole Pumpkin Cheddar Gratin

Posted on Oct 21st, 2011 - By Serena Ball - 26 Comments

I asked myself, “Self, what’s the worst that could happen?...Maybe, that I’d be out the $3.00 I spent on the pumpkin at the farm? Plus, I’m…

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Spicy hot chocolate tastes better in china tea cups. After 10 years of not using, we now use china every day, just because!

Spicy Moroccan Hot Chocolate [Holiday Recipe Exchange]

Posted on Oct 6th, 2011 - By Serena Ball - 2 Comments

After a cold snap the end of September, during which I too hastily put away all kids’ short-sleeved-attire, the days here in Chicago have turned…

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AppleLove Bloghop – Apple, Brie & Bacon Foccacia

Posted on Oct 1st, 2011 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 24 Comments

Apple Brie & Bacon Foccacia: October is here and what better time to share some apple love? One of the benefits of living where I do (outside…

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The Recipe ReDux: Sicilian Relish

Posted on Sep 21st, 2011 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 12 Comments

This month's Recipe ReDux theme is "Dressing For Success" (condiments, spreads and salad dressings) and almost immediately I knew I wanted to make…

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{Football Friday} Canning Condiments

Posted on Sep 16th, 2011 - By Serena Ball - 4 Comments

In my mind, tailgating is all about the condiments. Since I call Chicago my home, I cannot imagine a hot dog nestled within a bun without the…

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#RiceLove Bloghop: Mango Coconut Rice with Candied Ginger

Posted on Sep 11th, 2011 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 11 Comments

When I heard about the #ricelove bloghop on for the month of September featuring any kind of rice dish, I was eager to jump in. But with a…

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{Football Friday} Pigskin Popcorn

Posted on Sep 7th, 2011 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 0 Comments

Summer is leaving me but the one thing that gets my mind off of the falling leaves, crisp air and shorter days is watching college football. The…

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Recipe Redux: Splendid Key Lime Frozen Yogurt

Posted on Aug 21st, 2011 - By Serena Ball - 17 Comments

It’s not often that a recipe changes your life. But truly, the Key Lime Frozen Yogurt recipe I redux-ed for this month’s Recipe Redux frozen…

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The Recipe ReDux: Cantaloupe Basil Agua Fresca Fizz

Posted on Jul 21st, 2011 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 23 Comments

“Because every healthy recipe deserves to be delicious.” – Motto of the The Recipe ReDux (Click here to learn more about this super fun recipe…

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Pie Party! Avocado Lime Ice Cream Pie

Posted on Jul 5th, 2011 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 5 Comments

As soon as I heard about Shauna Ahern's (aka The Gluten Free Girl) Pie Party with two simple rules 1) make a pie and 2) blog about it on July 5 –…

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The Recipe Redux: Grilled Watermelon Salad

Posted on Jun 21st, 2011 - By Serena Ball - 20 Comments

7.25.2014 UPDATE: For a more recent version of this Grilled Watermelon Salad (and a roundup of grilled fruit recipes) click here! In my house,…

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