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Kitchen Adventures in the Land of Cheese


Breaded Chicken Parmesan Stuffed Shells

Breaded Chicken Parmesan Stuffed Shells | Large pasta shells stuffed to the gills with strips of breaded chicken and mozzarella cheese, lightly topped with marinara sauce and baked until warm and gooey 


Peter and I had a VERY eventful weekend this past weekend. Normally, you could assume that I’m being facetious, but this time, I’m completely serious. You see, our dog Charlie, who is more like our first child (seriously, this bun in the oven is gonna be lucky if it gets half as much attention as Charlie does), ended up in the emergency animal hospital overnight on Saturday night. Continue reading

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Grinch Cookies

Grinch Cookies | Fluffy green sugar cookies made “Grinchy” with pieces of Andes candies and chocolate chips 


Peter and I took the day off work today. Before you start thinking about how nice it must have been to take a random vacation day during the week, let me tell you why we took the day off. We were touring daycares. And oh my goodness, was it ever exhausting. Continue reading

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Chocolate Fruit Dip

Chocolate Fruit Dip | A light and creamy chocolate dip that pairs perfectly with strawberries, apples, or just about any fruit


My husband and I threw our annual Festivus party this past Saturday (if you don’t know what Festivus is, get thee to the internet and cue up some Seinfeld reruns). It was a great night (with the exception of the Badger football loss, of course), and I think it’s safe to say that everyone had an awesome time, especially when you consider the amount of libations that were flowing. Continue reading