Happy Cinco De Mayo!

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Happy Cinco De Mayo! Ahhhhhh today is the day for perfect avocados, salty tortilla chips, cold margaritas, and lots of laughter with friends and family. Some people mistake today for being Mexico’s Independence Day…. but it’s not. It’s really a celebration to commemorate the Mexican army‘s unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of…

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Flirty Aprons Sale!

Anyone that knows me, knows that I adore super stylish and sexy aprons for when I’m in the kitchen! I mean…. I ADORE them! I recently found the cutest aprons ever, over at Flirty Aprons! They are also having a HUGE sale right now on their chocolate aprons. These are a killer price at only $9.00…

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Apple Bacon Pumpkin Bisque - www.vixenskitchen.com

Apple, Bacon, Pumpkin Bisque

Apple, Bacon, Pumpkin Bisque! In case you don’t know…. I love soup. Well… I take that back. I don’t love just any soup. Like the canned soup at the grocery store! The kind that if there’s any pieces of chicken in it… it’s almost like dried out mystery cardboard meat. Ewwwwwww. Not that stuff!!! BUT…

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Zucchini and Sun-Dried Tomato Frittata

Zucchini and Sun-Dried Tomato Frittata I just adore good brunch fare. And nothing says brunch better than a fabulous frittata! Well…. No.  I lied. A mimosa doesn’t just say brunch, it screams it! 😉 BUT a frittata comes close, right? I absolutely love a protein packed breakfast to kick-start my day, and this frittata is only slightly…

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Banana Muffins with Candied Pecans! - www.vixenskitchen.com

Banana Muffins with Candied Pecans

Banana Muffins with Candied Pecans! I was literally doing a happy dance when I tasted these for the first time. She shoots…. she scores!! These are literally the best banana muffins/bread I have ever made. Earlier in the day I had made Candied Pecans for a salad I had been craving. I was planning on…

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Pumpkin Cookies with Browned Butter Frosting - www.vixenskitchen.com

Pumpkin Cookies with Browned Butter Frosting

Pumpkin Cookies with Browned Butter Frosting! These cookies have more of a cake-like texture to them really. They also remind me of a cupcake, because of the frosting. So maybe they’re a cookcupcake?? 😉 Whatever they are, they sure do scream fall.  They have that pumpkin pie spice that I just adore. But the big twist is in the frosting!!!…

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Apple Butternut Squash Soup - www.vixenskitchen.com

Apple Butternut Squash Soup

Apple, Butternut Squash Soup Autumn is here!!! And nothing says fall better than a good soup!! A few years back, I started adding granny smith apples into my Butternut Squash Soup. Oh my… I’ll never make it again without the apples!! There’s already such a sweetness in the squash, onions and carrots… but when you add…

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Triple Peach Champagne Cocktail - www.vixenskitchen.com

Triple Peach Champagne Cocktail

Triple Peach Champagne Cocktail I just love stone fruit… and I try to eat as much as I can during the summer months, so I can get my fill until the next year! I took my four kids, and my neighbors three kiddos to a local market. Yes. I know. I said SEVEN. I’m crazy….

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Caesar Salad Dressing - www.vixenskitchen.com

Caesar Salad Dressing

Caesar Salad Dressing  A ginormous, amazingly huge, SHOUT OUT goes to my pops for this one!!! He is famous in our family and amongst friends for his caesar salad dressing. Peeps everywhere beg him to make this. It’s quite comical really…. you invite people over for dinner and their first question isn’t what time is dinner? Or what…

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Garlic Parmesan Croutons - www.vixenskitchen.com

Garlic Parmesan Croutons

Homemade Garlic Parmesan Croutons! Why is it that there’s such a HUGE difference in quality when it comes to croutons?? A good house-made crouton at a nice restaurant can be the highlight of an amazing salad…. while a boxed version, bought at the store just falls flat! I mean… how many of you have crunched down…

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