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Surprise! It's Baby Cupcakes

Ryan and I have big news: this fall, we are expecting our first child! We are so excited to be expanding our little family – and our parents and siblings are delighted as well. Ryan and I are both first-borns, so this will be the first grandchild on both sides. Needless to say, the aunties-to-be are arm-wrestling over who gets to babysit first and the moms are already in shopping mode!

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Say “Aloha” to Sweet and Spicy Shrimp Tacos

Imagine the most beautiful place you could ever eat shrimp. Now believe me when I tell you that I got to eat there! Earlier this year, Ryan and I had the amazing opportunity to spend a week in Maui with my entire family.

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Men, Children and Onions

I heard an expression the other day that only a few things were worth crying over - Men, Children and Onions! Ever have one of those days that you just need some comfort food? Today was one of those days, I really needed something incredibly tasty and maybe just a little "walk on the wild side" to make.

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Tasty, Tangy, and “Uncomplicated” Spring Tart

When I’m talking about cooking or baking with friends, I often hear them say, "I don’t like baking, it’s too complicated" or "I don’t make anything with a crust, it never turns out right." I sympathize with their frustrations; I have made many pie crusts and baked goods that have turned out too dry, too doughy, or went straight to the trash.

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Scandinavian-Inspired Shortbread

Shortbread is one of my favorite cookies. Crisp, light, buttery…just a few fresh ingredients perfectly combined in a classic treat. As a transplant to Minnesota, I’ve grown to appreciate the Scandinavian influences found in many local baked goods.

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Land O'Lakes Test Kitchen Experts

The Test Kitchen creates the Land O'Lakes recipes you trust. Take a look behind the scenes to learn how they do it.

Friends of the Test Kitchen

Get inspired by our favorite bloggers as they invite you in their kitchen to dish on recipes and feeding those they love.

Special Guest

• Ree Drummond •

As a busy mom who writes about food, family and living on her ranch in Oklahoma, the kitchen is Ree's frontier.

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• Sadie •

Sadie is a creative cook who looks for culinary inspiration everywhere. Her family's small dairy farm in Minnesota has been a part of the Land O'Lakes cooperative since 2005.

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