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Weeknight Bolognese

This quick and easy Italian meat sauce is packed with flavor but takes way less time than a traditional bolognese, which makes it perfect for a weeknight! I love to cook, but sometimes I don’t want to do a labor intensive meal, especially during the week. One of the meals […]

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Pesto Goat Cheese Mac and Cheese

Not your traditional mac and cheese, this pesto goat cheese mac and cheese gives a unique spin on a traditional comfort dish. If you’ve never had pesto with goat cheese, you’ll soon realize it’s a great combination. It’s the holiday season which is all about eating what you enjoy so […]

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Cheddar Pierogies

Inspired by a dish where the popularity knows no bounds in Poland, these homemade cheddar pierogies might make you think you’re in Poland eating them! Ahh pierogies! Who doesn’t love them? Well surprisingly, Lauren had never even had them until 3 years ago. Portland is well-known for their food carts […]

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Baked Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Loaded with butternut squash, Brussels sprouts, cheese and prosciutto, this baked butternut squash mac and cheese is a unique take on a traditional meal. Oh hey it’s my birthday! So why am I sharing a mac and cheese recipe? Well because I absolutely love mac and cheese. But mac and […]

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Butternut Squash and Goat Cheese Ravioli

Homemade ravioli filled with butternut squash and goat cheese and tossed in a browned butter sage sauce with prosciutto and figs. I mean what can be better than this? Half Baked Harvest does it again! I’ve been wanting to make ravioli for a while but just have never gotten around […]

Smoked gouda bacon mac and cheese in green oval dish

Smoked Gouda Bacon Mac and Cheese

Everybody loves mac and cheese but when you use smoked gouda and add some bacon, it’s hard to top this smoked gouda bacon mac and cheese. So Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Every family has their traditional sides and for my family, you can never have Thanksgiving without mac […]

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Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Pesto

This sweet potato gnocchi with pesto combines light and pillowy gnocchi with a sage pumpkin seed pesto that tastes like fall. And yes homemade gnocchi is worth the time. Have you ever made homemade gnocchi? Up until a year ago I hadn’t. I imagine it’s something not many people think […]

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Sweet Potato Risotto

Loaded with sweet potatoes, goat cheese, parmesan, brown butter and topped with bacon, there isn’t a cozy fall dish better than this sweet potato risotto. Lauren and I have a soft spot for sweet potatoes. It’s just such a versatile ingredient when it comes to cooking. You can use it […]

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Garlic Butter Pasta

Garlic butter pasta. Summer is winding down around here or should I say it’s two-thirds done! But that doesn’t mean you have to stop eating light, summery dishes. And while pasta isn’t technically a light dish, you can make it “lighter” by the taste and that’s what today’s recipe is […]

Asparagus Ravioli

Lemon Asparagus Ravioli

Lemon asparagus ravioli. Yes I know it’s Cinco de Mayo and you might be expecting some Mexican dish but I’ve shared plenty leading up to today so I figured you’re set! So today I’m sharing the next best thing – lemon asparagus ravioli so you can have a taste of […]