Book Reviews

Sauteed Bananas

Happy Friday friends!! How’s everyone’s summer going?  During summer I always find myself wanting to be outside and out doing stuff, rather than stuck in the kitchen, which is kind of ironic, considering how much I love all of the fresh summer produce.  There’s just too much fun to be had, and to be honest, […]

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Campfire Granola Bowls

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My friend Jesseca Hallows from the blog One Sweet Appetite is kind of amazing. I’ve had the privilege of getting to know her over the past few years as we have both been working as Harmons bloggers. She is a hard worker, extremely creative, a good friend, and an amazing cook. I have been anxiously […]

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Free-Form French Onion Tart | Dinner Pies Cookbook

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Tomorrow is National Pie Day, which is always a big celebration at our house, helped by the fact that it’s also my birthday.  It helps that I am a pie addict and haven’t had birthday cake in years.  It’s birthday pie for me all the way!  So when I received a copy of Dinner Pies by Ken […]

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Strawberry Mint Tea from The Dehydrator Bible

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Happy Monday everyone!! As we transition from summer into fall, this is the perfect time to grab the last bits of summer fruits and vegetables and preserve them for fall and winter.  I few years ago I “borrowed” my mom’s old food dehydrator (circa early 1980s) to use for something and then kept on using […]

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Kyotofu’s Sweet Tofu Pudding

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Author Nicole Bermensolo brought her love for Japanese culture to Manhattan in 2006 when she and her friend Michael opened Kyotofu, a full-service restaurant and bakery.  The Kyotofu bakery featured Nicole’s quirky approach to Japanese sweets and customers fell in love.  In 2013 Nicole and Michael decided to close the restaurant so Nicole could focus […]

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No-Churn Sweet Cream Gelato

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Did you know that July is National Ice Cream Month and tomorrow, July 19th, is National Ice Cream Day?  My Mom’s side of the family has an affinity for ice cream.  Actually, that may be too mild.  Obsession may be more accurate.  They reverently celebrate Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day on the first Saturday […]

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Aloo Tikki Egg Bennys from the Aarti Paarti Cookbook

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November and December are my two favorite months of the year.  I love the holidays.  I love the chance to refocus on what is most important in my life and to celebrate those things with others.  I also love the colors, smells, flavors, sounds, and traditions that go with these months.  I recently received a review […]

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Cookie Dough Dip from The Best Homemade Kids’ Lunches On the Planet

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We are coming to the end of our fourth week of school here in Utah.  This is about the point where I start to run out of steam on lunchbox ideas and it’s time to re-motivate myself and make a plan for the four weeks to come.  Who else is running out of steam?  Raise […]

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Tanzanian Cucumber Salad (Kachumbari Ya Matango) — A Taste of Tanzania

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“Ufurahie chakula chako!” (the Swahili equivalent of “Bon appétit”) is what you would hear if you happened to be lucky enough to pull up a seat at the dinner table in Miriam Kinunda’s home.  Miriam, born and raised in Tanzania, a country located in the eastern part of Africa, is a blogger and owner of […]

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The Blender Girl’s Penang Curry + A Giveaway!

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Is everyone enjoying spring as much as I am?  I’m currently enjoying it even more than usual, because the Fuji family is in Japan for spring break right now, and the cherry blossoms, which are currently in bloom right now here, are one of my all-time favorite things to enjoy in life.  I’ll be sharing […]

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