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08 Dec Olive and Red Bell Pepper Tapenade

I think I'm aiming for the title "Crostini Queen" over here. There are a handful of crostini recipes already on the blog such as the peach crostini with roasted blueberries and the beet and goat cheese crostini but I still just can't seem to get enough of these little...

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04 Dec Holiday Inspiration

December always means lots of holiday parties! Before I'm planning a party, I always like to develop a direction for the decor/treats/setup. To do this, I like to create a "mood board" by putting together a collection of inspiring images. Developing a mood board helps me...

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03 Dec Love List 12/3/14: Cookies

Tomorrow (December 4th) is National Cookie day! With the holidays around the corner, I feel like we're officially entering cookie season. Every year I always make it a tradition to make dozens of different cookies and package them up for friends and family. This week's...

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29 Nov Thanksgiving in Brooklyn

Over the years, Thanksgiving has really grown to become one of my favorite holidays. This year was even extra special because just a few days prior (November 25th) marked the two year anniversary for Pretty in Pistachio! It was completely coincidental that I decided to...

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26 Nov Love List 11/26/14: Thanksgiving Recipes

If you're looking for some last minute ideas to add to your Thanksgiving Day menu then you've come to the right place :). This week's love list is dedicated to a collection of recipes that are perfect for tomorrow's big celebration! 1. Cinnamon Buttermilk Pie, The Little...

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19 Nov Love List 11/19/14: Thanksgiving Decor

This week's love list is filled with the perfect crafts to make your Thanksgiving a little extra special. 1. Geometric Paper Tablecloth, MayDae 2. Fall Thankful Tree, Crafts Unleashed 3. Place Card Holders, All Parenting 4. Mini Pie Place Cards, The Merry Thought 5. Place Card and Treat Bag, Live Craft Love 6. Multifunctional Tree Slice, Nalle's...

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12 Nov Love List 11/12/14: Chili Recipes

Warm up your belly with this week's love list of Chili recipes! 1. Spicy Turkey Chili, The Whole Bite 2. Chili Stuffed Jalapeño Cornbread Muffins, Climbing Grier Mountain 3. Momo's Turkey Chili, Life is but a Dish 4. Chili, Veggies by Candlelight 5. Lime Chicken Chili, Delightful Made 6. Crockpot Mexican Beer Chili, The Crumby Cupcake  ...

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29 Oct Love List 10/29/14: Halloween Treats

Who is excited for Halloween?! Have you picked out what treats you'll be making yet? Hopefully this week's treat filled love list helps inspire you to get crafty in the kitchen this holiday! 1. Butterfinger Fudge, A baJillian Recipes 2. Homemade Almond Joys, Miss Renaissance 3. Frankenstein Cupcake, Your Cup of Cake 4. Candy...

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28 Oct DIY Halloween Candy Corn Cake

What better way to celebrate Halloween than with a cake that resembles candy corn! This simple vanilla cake with vanilla buttercream is made a little festive with some food coloring and topped with candy corn pieces. The flavors aren't too complex making it fairly easy to...

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