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Labor Day Food on a Stick

We all know the standard Labor Day culprits. Hamburgers, hot dogs, maybe a potato salad or two. Delicious, sure. But Pinterest worthy? Meh. So we're having some fun with our food this holiday weekend by stick-ifying our favorite Summer classics. Making the littlest guests feel right at home and gifting our guests with one smile after another because let's face it, everything tastes better on a stick!

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Gazpacho with Shrimp

Inspired by our recent trip to Spain, I created this summery gazpacho. With tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers readily available at every farm stand, it's the perfect late-summer meal. It comes together in minutes. Adding leftover shrimp infuses protein and bulk to your lunch. Serve it with crusty bread and you'll have a great family dinner or a fancy party appetizer! For more, head on over to...

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10 Easy Weeknight Meals

Confession: I take my food very seriously. And one of my biggest pet peeves is wasting calories (or money) on subpar meals. But with a busy work schedule, paired with a packed social calendar, I find myself warming up canned soup more often than I'll admit. But no longer! Because I've found 10 totally awesome, totally delicious easy meals that blow that mediocre ol' can of soup right out of the water. PS - Way more dinner recipes to be found...

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Caprese Summer Salad With a Twist

I love a good Caprese Salad in the summertime, it's just so refreshing and light in the hot summer months. And, anytime you mix heirloom tomatoes, basil, and cheese it's bound to be amazing! This salad is a twist on the traditional Caprese Salad, combining fresh peaches, tomatoes, and feta with a sweet honey vinaigrette. The best part - it's super simple!

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One Bite S’more Cups & Sage Agnolotti

Whether you're hosting an elegant potluck dinner, or are lucky enough to be invited to one, we've come up with two recipes that are guaranteed to please. From one bite s'more cups (oh, you heard right!) to the most mouth watering agnolotti that ever existed, we'll show you how to put those...

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14 Amazing Mother’s Day Recipes

Though it's important to make mom feel great every day of the year, I truly believe that most of em' more than deserve an entire day to themselves. It doesn't take much to show a little appreciation: breakfast in bed, a homemade dinner, or maybe a cocktail (or two) go a long way. And this year I've come prepared with a handful of delicious recipes, guaranteed to get mom's seal of approval. And if you're looking for more, we have a ton of...

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Meyer Lemon Flatbread

As soon as winter ends each year (or maybe even a little before) I find myself longing for the fresh, crisp flavors of spring. I couldn't be more excited that Megan Doherty is sharing her recipe for a tangy, savory flatbread that's perfect lazy outdoor dinners or toting along on a picnic lunch! I know exactly what's going in my grocery cart tonight...

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Potato & Goat Cheese Pizza

We obviously couldn't share a gorgeous al fresco dinner without dishing on some of the recipes that made an appearance. That'd be torture, would it not? I know that I, for one, have been salivating at the thought of PRLR's potato and goat cheese pizza. And lucky for all of us, they agreed to share their secret recipe! Picture me furiously taking...

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The Perfect Dinner Party Menu

Boy do we have a treat for you! Not only is renowned chef Herve Riou and  his fiancee, owner of Naturally Delicious, letting us peek at a typical Sunday dinner in their Brooklyn abode, they're also sharing their entire menu.  From cocktail to dessert, it may not be for the faint of heart, but what it lacks in ease it makes up for tenfold in flavor! Captured by Tory Williams...

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15 Ways to Help Detox This Spring

Though I'm sure we're all aware we should be taking care of our bodies year round, it's always when Spring hits that we realize we've inadvertently succumbed to that pesky winter slump. Heavy meals and a lack of sunshine have left many of us feeling sluggish and plain ol' icky. But no longer! From the tip of our toes to the top of our heads, here are 15 ways to help each one of us get back in action this season!

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12 Delicious Spring Recipes

I know I'm going to sound like a broken record soon, but I couldn't be more thrilled that Spring is finally here. And to celebrate? I've dusted off a handful of my all-time favourite recipes that are perfect for the upcoming season. We're talking light, fresh, flavourful dishes that taste like love and sparkles combined. Without further ado, here are 12 recipes that are simply made for the season.

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Roasted Garlic Mushrooms with Parmesan Polenta

Come January, I find myself craving comfort food. Something cozy and warm, but nutritious to help balance those holiday indulgences. As things wind down, I also appreciate recipes that are easy to whip up on a whim. This meal totally fits the bill - the mushrooms are a tasty alternative to meat and the polenta adds the bulk you may crave to fight the cold. For more recipes, head on over to ...

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A Holiday Story + Lobster Bisque Recipe

While many of you may be stuffed to the brim with turkey and, well, stuffing, I am not quite ready for the festivities to end. So before we start on our New Years resolutions, let's take a peek at one more stunning holiday feast, complete with a recipe for lobster bisque that will leave your mouths watering. Designed by The Summer House and Coppermill Kitchen and...

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Haylie Duff’s Mussels & Clams Over Linguine

Let's be honest, we couldn't dish on all things food with Haylie Duff and not share one of our favourite recipes of hers, now could we? This classic dish, makes for one of those sophisticated meals that doesn't take a ton of prep work. Whip it up for your guests at your next dinner party and I swear you'll have...

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Perfect Every Time Thanksgiving Turkey

Every year my dad makes our Thanksgiving bird. Actually he usually makes the whole spread. And his turkey is always amazing. But I'm 100% convinced that this one would give it a real run for it's money. This turkey is perfection. Crispy, buttery skin. Super moist meat. Flavor and flavor and flavor for days. Plus, we prepped the turkey the night before and honestly this turned out to be the easiest part of our entire Thanksgiving dinner. No basting necessary. To Prep Your Turkey the...

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Butternut Squash & Apple Soup with Homemade Croutons

There is no better way to start a meal than with a warm, cozy bowl of soup.  This year I took the classic butternut squash soup and kicked it up a notch by adding granny smith apples, homemade croutons, and sage leaves.  All easy additions that will have your guests asking for seconds, and possibly even thirds. For more goodies, head on over to my blog, Waiting on Martha! Photography: ...

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Buttermilk Brined Smoked Turkey With Chestnut Stuffing

As the newest Style Me Pretty Living contributor, I thought I'd start with a full Thanksgiving spread, just for you! But before we get to the goods (they're coming, I promise), I wanted to share a couple of recipes that really made our event shine. My husband and I started brining and smoking our turkey on the Big Green Egg 2 years ago, and we'll never go back.  The brine, while an extra step, is a complete game...

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Halibut Burgers with Coriander Mayo

Wow your guests by whipping up your own burger buns and giving them a fun boost with squid ink (perfect for Halloween, if you ask me). Spicy halibut patties paired with fabulous Asian flavours really elevate this dish. A serious crowd pleaser!

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Basil Chicken with Tarragon Jus

I won't lie, the entire time I was putting together this mornings date night in the woods post, I was thinking about this basil chicken with tarragon jus recipe. And lucky for me, the sweet folks at Railtown Catering were kind enough to send the...

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Pan-Seared Ribeye Steak from JoPhoto

Truth be told, I'm not much of a steak eater. But when I do indulge, I indulge hard and I make sure to do it right. Sauteed mushrooms, a pad of butter, medium rare and straight off the grill (kind of making myself hungry here)... It never really occurred to me that there was any other way to do it. But after drooling over Kevin &...

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