Strawberry and Peach Topped Pavlova

It took me a long time to get on board with pavlova. I think it’s because I grew up with meringue cookies so when it came to pavlova, I wasn’t used to the slightly creamy center. These days I love a good pavlova. I love how simple and classic this dessert is with a ton of variations. I usually like to keep things pretty simple with my pavlovas so today we have a simple, but...
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Spicy Marinated and Grilled Spare Ribs

These Spicy Marinated and Grilled Spare Ribs always remind of summertime in Chicago. Growing up I remember my parents grilling these particular ribs up almost every 4th of July, labor day or basically anytime my parents could find an excuse to fire up the grill. I think they liked making them because while ribs are usually a ‘low and slow’ sort of food these actually cook up fairly quickly (as ribs are concerned) and are...
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Peanut Butter Stuffed Chocolate Cookies

Chocolate cookies with a surprise inside! We made these yummy chocolate cookies, put peanut butter inside, and then dipped all that in white chocolate. Yes, these might be a little more time intensive than other cookie recipe, but it’s worth it! Labor day is coming up, so you probably have Monday off, so maybe that is a perfect time to give these a go. :) ♥ Teri
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Fig Hazelnut and Ricotta Crostinis

    HI! We are reposting this because it’s fig season, and figs are the best! AND this appetizer is super easy, and sooooo good. :)  I woke up really early this morning to this weird recurring dream I keep having about whales. I don’t do much other than count them from high above the water. I decided this morning that I would good what my dream meant. It turns out that having whales in...
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