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Pin Tested: Easy Banana Oat Muffins

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There’s always an abundance of over-ripe bananas at our house. I usually whip them up into banana chocolate chip bread but today I wanted something a little different. I found this pin which led to a recipe for banana oat muffins. What a perfect Sunday breakfast treat! The recipe was super easy: mix the dry stuff, mix the […]

Pin Tested: Lemon and Dill Chicken

easy chicken dinners, pinterest recipes, quick dinners

I’m on a roll with Pinterest recipes! This one required me to touch raw chicken (Ick! Eeew!) but I’m getting better at doing that. I don’t even wear gloves. It’s amazing what a little therapy can do. *Ahem* This savory, lemony chicken dish is a total win. Here’s the Lemon Dill Chicken pin that led […]

Pin Tested: Creamy Bacon Carbonara

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My husband is the cook in our family. He puts in a long day at the office, often grocery shops on his way home, cooks a creative and delicious dinner for four, and cleans it all up. Yeah, I know. I’m totally spoiled. Or he’s totally whipped. Probably both. Once in awhile Pinterest makes me […]

Pin Tested: Hard Boiled Eggs That Aren’t Boiled

Pin Tested: baking eggs instead of boiling them

Sometimes a pin comes along that I just have to test. Is it ultra cool? Will it make my life easier? Can it make me appear to be a cook without me actually having to cook? These are the pins I put to the test. Baked Eggs pin from Pinterest Boiling eggs? Not my forte. […]

Pin Tested: The Stickiest Mess of Deliciousness You’ll Lick All Year

chocolate popsicles

In September I wrote about my attempts at baking and crockpotting (yes, I’m sure that’s a word) recipes found on Pinterest with mixed success. In fact, I’ve got a whole Pinterest board called Eat It Up where I save recipes and food porn for my husband so he can cook them for me. My generosity […]

Pin Tested: Dinner by Pinterest

recipes on Pinterest

Are you using Pinterest yet*? This hip, fun visual bookmarking site will suck more time from you than blogging, Twitter and Facebook combined. I could joke that it’s like crack but that’s not a fair comparison. It’s WAY more addictive than that. One of the boards I’ve set up on Pinterest is Eat it Up […]