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Christina Stanley-Salerno is a recipe developer, food stylist, photographer and blogger at Takebackyourtable.com. She has an intense passion for the family meal and as a work-at-home mother of two growing boys, knows first-hand the challenges of trying to get a meal on the table—FAST! Before going freelance, she was on-staff at Every Day with Rachael Ray where she had the pleasure of working alongside some of the best in the food business. She is now a full-time work at home mom, writing recipes for everyone from Kiwi Magazine to Parents.com. Creating simple, quick and healthy meals is her specialty and her trick to keeping the family meal a reality, even on busy weeknights. Follow her on Twitter @TakeBackTables

Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice

I don't know about you but come October I am obsessed with everything pumpkin and everything "Pumpkin Spice". From coffee to cream cheese, you name...

Fall Favorite: Apple Cider Granita

It's Fall! Hooray!!! I may have entered the season kicking and screaming but as soon as the leaves begin to change and that cool...

Baked Macaroni and Cheese Cupcakes

Believe it or not, I rarely if ever get to watch Food Network or any other network for that matter. Mommyhood and work keeps...

Feed Yourself First: Beet Berry Blast Smoothie

Why is it that as soon as we become parents, we seem to completely forget about our own needs? And I'm not talking about...

Easiest, Crispiest Bacon You’ve Ever Had!

You know that when a person claims something is the "easiest" or the "crispiest", they better mean it. And I do! Seriously, folks, I'm...

Leftovers Never Tasted THIS Good: Spaghetti Frittata

I hate to waste food and I know many people feel the same way. Inevitably we make too much of something, we put it...
Porkchops

Baked Breaded Pork Chops

I get asked a lot about weeknight meals. People are always curious what my weeknight go-to family meals are. Because I develop recipes for...

Chi-Chi-Chi-Chia Seeds, My New Best Friend!

You see those things up there that look like black sesame seeds? They are Chia Seeds and they're my new best friend. Ever since...

Shirley Temple Ice Pops

We love popsicles around our house and over the years I've come up with quite a few recipes. I've discovered that no matter what ingredients...

Pesto Roasted Chicken Thighs

I've told you before just how much homemade pesto rocks! I've even given you five great uses for it besides as a pasta sauce....

Summer Squash, Corn and Cheddar Fritters

It's no secret that summertime is an exciting time to visit the farmers market. Even the produce aisle at your local supermarket is more...

Grandma’s Meatballs

Growing up Italian, it's a rite of passage when you learn your grandmothers meatball recipe. It's something that is passed down from generation to...