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Recipe Time: Slow Cooker Broccoli Cheese Soup

Fall has arrived...and so has the season of soup!  It is so comforting to be able to come home after a long, cold day and wrap yourself up in your softest, cozy blanket and sink yourself into your plush couch and enjoy a large bowl of warm soup. And it doesn’t get much better than having dinner basically ready and waiting for you when you get home. Who doesn’t love a good slow cooker dish? This soup is amazingly easy, it’s incredibly delicious and hearty and it’s perfectly cheesy. This is definitely a new slow cooker favorite for me. Enjoy! Slow Cooker Broccoli Cheese Soup 3 hrs to cook • Serves 6
1/3 cup butter, sliced1 1/2 cups chopped yellow onion2 cloves garlic, minced6 Tbsp all-purpose flourSalt and freshly ground black pepper2 (12 oz) cans evaporated milk5 cups low-sodium chicken broth5 cups small diced broccoli florets1/8 tsp dried thyme1/2 cup heavy cream12 oz sharp cheddar cheese, freshly shredded (or more to taste)2 oz Parmesan cheese, freshly & finely shredded

Recipe of the day: Parsley Pesto Pasta w/ blistered tomatoes

Parsley Pesto Pasta with Blistered Tomatoes Prep time:    10 minsCook time:   20 minsTotal time:   30 minsServes:5 Ingredients
For the Parsley Pesto 1 bunch Italian (flat leaf) parsley ½ cup grated Parmesan 2 cloves garlic ¼ tsp salt 1 fresh lemon 6 Tbsp olive oil 
For the Blistered Tomatoes 1 Tbsp olive oil 2 pints cherry tomatoes salt & pepper to taste 
For Serving:  1 lb. pasta (any shape) 5 Fried eggs (optional) 
Instructions Rinse the parsley and drain well. Pull the leaves from the stems and place them in a food processor with the Parmesan, garlic, salt, zest and juice from half the lemon (about 2 Tbsp juice). Pulse the ingredients until they are finely chopped. Slowly add the olive oil through the spout while the processor is running until a smooth paste forms. Set the pesto aside.Heat a large skillet over medium flame. Add one tablespoon olive oil, then tilt the skillet to coat the surface. Add the tomatoes and cook 7-10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Avoid stirring the tomatoes to…

Recipe of the Day: Snickerdoodle Mug Cake

Snickerdoodle Mug CakeHow many times have you had a sugar craving, only to discover that there aren't any cookies or cupcake or even a candy bar in the house? 
Now that’s not always a bad thing, mind you…sometimes the only thing that prevents me from ingesting too much sugar is the fact that I made a point not to buy or make sweets in the first place. 
But other times, IneedsomethingsweetandIneeditrightNOW! And in those instances, spending a few minutes throwing together a microwave mug cake seems a bit more refined than scarfing chocolate chips straight out of the bag.

Snickerdoodle Mug Cake bakes up in the microwave in just one minute, yielding a warm, cinnamon-sugary treat that will satisfy any sweet tooth!