October 2012

October 31, 2012
Pull Apart Pumpkin Cinnamon Bread

Happy Halloween! Hope everyone has enjoyed October and all that comes with it! But at last tomorrow will be November and the Holiday craziness can begin! I know, I know, it is still Halloween and I need to take a serious chill pill. Please don’t get me wrong I love Halloween, but I have been looking […]

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October 30, 2012
Baked Chipotle Chicken Taquitos

So apparently 7 Eleven has some really good taquitos…… That are kept warm in a hot dog rotisserie case all day, well actually 24/7. Call me crazy, but this sounds disgusting! Who knows what those things are really stuffed with. My brothers however have a very different opinion. So I of course had to come up with […]

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October 29, 2012
Spinach and Havarti Phyllo Casserole

Look at the crust! Flaky, buttery crust! I made this casserole over the weekend. It was the perfect Saturday night meal and nice change from the usual pizzas and pasta dishes we usually do on the weekends! I need to cook with Greek ingredients more often! I mean wow, this blew the family away! There […]

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Peanut Butter Cookie Spiders + What’s for dinner?
October 28, 2012
Peanut Butter Cookie Spiders + What’s for dinner?

Ok, this is my last Halloween related recipe. Promise. Seriously it is. I already have a Thanksgiving post lined up! Anyone one else getting ready for the holidays? Or am I the only crazy exited holiday freak out there? In my defense there is a lot of people in my family which means lots of […]

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Nutella Swirled Peanut Butter Banana Muffins
October 26, 2012
Nutella Swirled Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

This is what it currently looks like outside….. So baking was a no brainer! In fact I am already plotting out my holiday baking! So excited… It seems we always have some brown banana’s on the counter. So when I was trying to think of something to make I decided banana’s must be included! I also […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash Lasagna
October 25, 2012
Roasted Butternut Squash Lasagna

Yesterday I gave you guys my favorite recipe for simple egg pasta dough. Today I want to share one of my favorite ways to use that dough – Lasagna! Typically I like to do a traditional lasagna with tomato sauce and meat, one because it is a huge hit and two because EVERYONE will eat […]

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October 24, 2012
Simple Pasta Dough

I was given a traditional pasta maker as a gift two Christmases ago, it sat for a while unused until I decided I needed to make fresh homemade ravioli. I am not going to lie, the frist time I made fresh pasta it turned out great, but it was HARD. It took me all day […]

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October 23, 2012
Black Spiders

Well brown really, but who’s gonna tell? I was asked by Asher’s pre-school teacher if I would bring a in a desert for their Halloween party! Of course I was excited, especially since I had just gotten an idea for chocolate brownie spiders! I used one of my favorite fudgy brownie recipes and topped them […]

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October 22, 2012
Butternut Squash Gnocchi

Rustic butternut squash gnocchi, and I only say rustic simply because I was too lazy to make the little ridges (also called Rigagnocchi) on each gnocchi, is a must try for gnocchi lovers. Now you could do plain old potato gnocchi, which you know is fine, but why not do butternut squash gnocchi? I mean it […]

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October 19, 2012
Chocolate Frankenstein Cake

He did the mash, He did the monster mash, The monster mash, It was a graveyard smash! Ok, so he may not be so scary, but I mean how cute is he? My sister, Asher told me I could not make him too scary or she might to be too scared to eat him! That could not […]

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October 18, 2012
Jack-O-Lantern Spinach Stuffed Pastries

Happy Thursday! Hope you guys are getting excited for the weekend, any fun Halloween parties?  Just a little note for any of you out there who may have tried to hit my “subscribe” button and received an error message, sorry still working out the kinks, it does now works!! Looking for a really cute dish […]

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Witches Broom Sticks
October 17, 2012
Witches Broom Sticks

My sister Asher, who is 4 years old asked me to come to preschool with her for a day! I was so excited that she wanted me to come, of course I said yes! Asher and I are really close, she is so much fun and she loves to “make” with me (Asher calls any […]

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Currently Happening on Instagram.

  • Your Saturday is about to be made that much better with a mug…or two, of this Minty Moscow Mule → or as I am calling it, Frosty’s Frosted Moscow Mule. Made extra minty and wintery with @mccormickspice peppermint along with plenty of vodka, lime, and gingerbeer.  Simple, quick, easy. So. Good. Recipe below.
2 ounces vodka
juice from 1/2 lime juice
1/4 cup fresh grapefruit juice
a dash of McCormick Peppermint Extract, to your taste
ginger beer, for topping
pomegranate arils and mint, for serving
Fill a cocktail glass with ice. Add the vodka, lime juice, grapefruit juice, and peppermint extract. Stir to combine. Top of with ginger beer. Garnish with pomegranate arils, a grapefruit slice, and fresh mint. DRINK.
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  • The countdown is on, 10 days till Christmas! 🎄 So excited to share that I am now offering signed bookplates for anyone who purchases the HBH cookbook. Just fill out the form in my bio (and linked in stories) by December 19th. All you need is your order number. Give the gift of a signed HBH cookbook this holiday season! #imsomartha #CLkitchen #howiholiday
  • When it comes to potato dishes, this Cheesy Hasselback Potato Au Gratin is everything. These potatoes are legit the best thing ever. Crispy, creamy, soft, cheesy, and a little salty. Literally every bite is perfect. You need to make them. Full recipe is up today on halfbakedharvest.com (link in stories) #feedfeed #foodandwine #f52grams #buzzfeast #christmas #imsomartha #CLkitchen #howiholiday
  • I have cheesy pasta things to share today in the form of this Crispy Prosciutto White Lasagna. It’s filled with a creamy Béchamel sauce and layered with spinach, ricotta, provolone, and then topped with prosciutto just before baking, which allows it to get nice and crispy in the oven. So. Good. You need to make this. Preferably very soon or maybe for your next holiday dinner? Either works. Full recipe below. .
1 stick (1/2 cup) butter
2 cloves garlic, minced or grated
1 tsp dried basil
1 tsp dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt + pepper
1/4 cup flour
2 cups whole milk
2 cups chicken or veggie broth
1 cup each shredded mozzarella + parmesan
2 cups whole milk ricotta
2 cups shredded provolone
2 packages frozen spinach, thawed and drained
1 box no-boil lasagna noodles
3 ounces prosciutto, torn
Melt the butter in a saucepan. Add the garlic, basil, oregano, salt, and pepper and cook 30 seconds. Whisk in the flour and cook for about 1 minute. Add the milk and broth. Bring to a boil and stir for 1 minute. Stir in the mozzarella cheese and 1/2 cup of parmesan cheese. .
Combine the ricotta, provolone and spinach. Spread 1/4 of the cheese sauce in the bottom of a greased baking dish. Top with 3-4 lasagna sheets. Spread with 1/2 the ricotta cheese mixture and then another 1/4 of the cheese sauce. Repeat the layers. Top with the remaining 1/2 cup of parmesan cheese. Arrange the prosciutto on top. Bake at 350, uncovered for 45 minutes. Let stand 20 minutes before serving (right, right). Enjoy!! #feedfeed #foodandwine #f52grams #buzzfeast #video #christmas #imsomartha #CLkitchen #howiholiday