Antipasto Tortellini Pasta Salad

This antipasto tortellini pasta salad features al dente cheese tortellini, chickpeas, fresh mozzarella, sundried tomatoes, veggies, basil, and creamy Italian dressing. It’s the perfect side dish for BBQs or a quick and easy picnic lunch!

A closeup overhead image of a white oval plate topped with tortellini salad with veggies, Mozzarella, and basil placed on a wood tray next to a beige linen and basil on a grey speckled table.
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Cornbread Stuffing with Sausage & Sage

This homemade cornbread stuffing with sausage and sage is the Thanksgiving dish I dream about all year long. With shallots and lots of fresh herbs, it’s flavorful, super easy to throw together, and reheats like a dream!

An overhead photo of cornbread stuffing on an oval white plate, set on a grey table surrounded by glasses of white wine, a bowl of cranberries, salt, pepper, and a grey linen.
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Crispy Brussels Sprouts with Fried Shallots, Bacon, & Dijon Vinaigrette

Crispy brussels sprouts are roasted until lightly charred and served with fried shallots, bacon, and Dijon Vinaigrette.

Crispy Brussels Sprouts with Fried Shallots, Bacon, & Dijon Vinaigrette
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Thai Cucumber Salad

Thai Cucumber Salad | Serendipity by Sara Lynn

I just got back from Vegas, and it was hot as f%^#*@((%.  I totally forgot what Vegas summer is like, and I think I almost died.  There is no escape.  It’s like being under a blowdryer.  It’s that feeling of when you open the oven and it burns your face.  It’s like your body is turning to dust and also you’re pouring a waterfall of sweat at the same time.  But!!! I had so much fun.  I got to go shopping with my grandma and spent probably three days worth of work on sandals.  My grandpa took me to breakfast at the golf club on multiple occasions.  I went to the second tiki bar of my life (the first being in Bergen, Norway, fun fact), and I drank all kinds of rum drinks and laughed with my friends.  Then, I woke up with my first Vegas hangover.  I breathed in a whole lot more cigarette smoke than I have ever wanted to.  I also got lost in my own hometown, and I was offended.  When did Vegas change the roads??  And, I found a lovely specialty coffeeshop near my childhood home, which didn’t even open until after I moved away! Continue reading “Thai Cucumber Salad”