Chicken Tagine with the Instant Pot: International Dishes with ‘Martha Stewart’s Slow Cooker’

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As fall sets in, so does my desire to make comforting dishes that fill our home with tempting aromas and warm flavors. I found a fantastic candidate in ‘Martha Stewart’s Slow Cooker’. It’s one of many actually; the 267-page cookbook… Continue Reading

Inspiration for Elegant Entertaining With ‘Taste and Technique: Recipes to Elevate Your Home Cooking’

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Fall has arrived and I’m obsessing about cold-weather companions: pull-overs to pumpkins, cashmere to cinnamon, and all things comforting. I’ve recently been happily immersed in Naomi Pomeroy’s debut cookbook, “Taste & Technique: Recipes to Elevate Your Home Cooking”. It’s a… Continue Reading

Mini-Me Well-Being: Review of ‘The Pediatrician’s Guide to Feeding Babies & Toddlers’

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Greetings from newly-minted motherhood, complete with a rapidly-growing number of milk stains (*sigh*) and much happiness, courtesy of my new little snuggle-bundle! Prior to becoming a parent, I mused how this blog would inevitably evolve. A few readers have expressed… Continue Reading

Your Health & Well-Being: Deepak Chopra’s ‘Super Genes’ Enables Improving Your & Your Childrens’ Lives

Our first 'family' hike in Zion Park (20 weeks pregnant): 8 miles and 2000 ft elevation. Whew!

[Disclosure: I received a copy of this book from Blogging For Books for reviewing purposes. I actually had already read it prior to receiving the copy, and all thoughts below represent my own sincere thoughts about the book based on… Continue Reading