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Quinoa Stuffed Zucchini

I don’t eat red meat, but I am not a vegetarian. That being said, I have been on kind of an unintentional veggie kick lately when it comes to recipes. My favorite kinds of vegetarian dishes are the ones that still feel hearty. Salads are great and everything, but I prefer something warm, filling, and,…… Continue reading Quinoa Stuffed Zucchini

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Everyday Tomato Sauce

I’ve been meaning to do this one for a while, because tomato sauce is something that we use a lot. I’m actually going to be posting another recipe tomorrow, but while I was working on it, I decided I needed to do this first. This is my standard tomato sauce that I use all the…… Continue reading Everyday Tomato Sauce

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Spinach & Artichoke Pasta Bake

It’s been a while. Before I start, I want to point out that there’s the slightly new & more streamlined format for The Picky Gourmet posts. It’s gonna go like: short introduction to quell the general online jokes about bloggers talking too much when people just want the food (ha), the coveted recipe itself, followed…… Continue reading Spinach & Artichoke Pasta Bake

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Autumnal Mulled Cider

Over the past 3 to 4 years I have lived in southern California and now Hawaii, but I am a born and raised Massachusetts girl at heart. I didn’t realize how much I would truly miss the autumn weather, the changing leaves, and all my boots, scarves, and cozy sweaters. My social media has been…… Continue reading Autumnal Mulled Cider

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Gourmet Grilled Cheese with Pear & Brie

Long time, no see. I was dealt some big blows over the last couple months in terms of health and personal life, and despite all my intentions to keep up with the blog, it wasn’t in the cards. I am not going to get into detail about all that at the moment, perhaps in the…… Continue reading Gourmet Grilled Cheese with Pear & Brie

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On The Side: Marinated Cucumber Salad

It’s summertime, and unless you live in the Arctic or have spent the last 6 weeks under your covers with the A/C blasting, you know it’s getting super hot. Something that’s always left me perplexed is that the go-to summer side dish is potato salad. Hey, if you love it, that’s fine, but the idea…… Continue reading On The Side: Marinated Cucumber Salad

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One Pan Chicken Thighs with Lemon & Herb Vegetables & Potatoes

Well…. it’s been a while. My instincts are to write a long explanation of what got me sidetracked and how I took some time to think about what I want to do next here. The conclusion I came to was to focus on my cooking and sharing more recipes. Less filler, more flavor, so I…… Continue reading One Pan Chicken Thighs with Lemon & Herb Vegetables & Potatoes