Peach and Prosciutto Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

Peach and Prosciutto Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette | cookiemonstercooking.com

So let me tell you about how obnoxious I was as a teenager. And let me preface this with the fact that I cared a lot about my grades … total nerd and totally fine with it. But anyway, I would be home studying and my poor parents would just be trying to watch television…

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Berry Chocolate Chip Mascarpone Tart | cookiemonstercooking.com

Berry Chocolate Chip Mascarpone Tart

This tart is what dreams are made of. Summer dreams to be exact. And I can’t stop making it. Three times in the last few weeks. Always devoured in a few days, always left licking crumbs from my plate. Or eating it at 11am. Breakfast of champions? But the bigger problem? After talking about dreams…

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30 Recipes You Should Make This July 4th | cookiemonstercooking.com

30 Recipes You Should Make This July 4th

You don’t even want to know how long it took me to do these collages. I’m a bit of a perfectionist (and indecisive) so I spent a wee bit too long agonizing over which pictures to put where. Because clearly it is highly highly important whether the burger or watermelon salad goes in the top…

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Watermelon Salad with Sriracha Vinaigrette | cookiemonstercooking.com

Watermelon Salad with Sriracha Vinaigrette

I am fully convinced that I am going to turn into a watermelon. Really, it’s going to happen. The last few weeks I’ve gleefully bought a watermelon each week at the food store and then immediately proceeded to cut it up as soon as I get home. And because I am impatient I start stuffing…

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Crockpot Pineapple Chicken Sandwiches | cookiemonstercooking.com

Crockpot Pineapple Chicken Sandwiches

So guess what? I picked my first tomato from our garden this weekend! I may have done a little happy dance around the yard, giving my neighbors yet another reason to think I’m completely nuts. You can see straight into our backyard from the street so my husband likes to constantly remind me to keep…

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Mix and Match Breakfast Cookies | cookiemonstercooking.com

Mix and Match Breakfast Cookies

Cookies for breakfast? You know I am all about that business. But let me do you one better. How about some mix and match breakfast cookies? Or better yet, my husband has jokingly started to call them “choose your own adventure” breakfast cookies. Remember those books? Yup, me too. But before we talk about our…

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Mediterranean Burgers with Whipped Feta | cookiemonstercooking.com

Mediterranean Burgers with Whipped Feta

Can I tell you how excited I am that we are totally 100% absolutely in grilling season?? Which means … that we are also in the season where my husband helps make dinner! I don’t mean that in a bad way or anything – with all the cooking that I do I prefer to make…

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Eggplant Rollatini Quinoa Casserole | cookiemonstercooking.com

Eggplant Rollatini Quinoa Casserole

Cheese cheese and more cheese.  I know that it’s summer and maybe you’re trying to only eat salads and all that jazz.  But I couldn’t help it.  I didn’t want to wait until the fall to share this eggplant rollatini quinoa casserole with you.  There are plenty of veggies inside and fresh herbs – so…

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Roasted Sweet Potato and Brown Butter Flatbreads | cookiemonstercooking.com

Roasted Sweet Potato and Brown Butter Flatbreads

Hello gorgeous.  And yes, I’m talking straight at that little bowl of deliciously nutty brown butter.  With that pretty caramel color.  And the way it works magic on food.  Magic. But maybe you already knew that?  If not, have I convinced you?  Either way, you’re going to want to make these sweet potato flatbreads stat.…

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Soba Noodles with Roasted Tomatoes, Mushrooms and Eggs | cookiemonstercooking.com

Soba Noodles with Roasted Tomatoes, Mushrooms and Eggs

Home sweet home.  After about a week and a half on the road to visit family in two different states I am so so happy to be back in North Carolina.  As nice as it is to see our family and friends, I am 100% a creature of habit.  I like my routines.  And I…

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