Recipe Sunday

Bacon Wrapped Dates with Goat Cheese

Recipe Sunday

When my Recipe Sunday assistant and kitchen-wonder-woman, Jenny, served these simply mouthwatering goat cheese stuffed dates wrapped in bacon at her house one afternoon, I knew I had found my foodie soulmate. These sinfully delicious bites of creamy goodness mix...

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Nutmeg Shortbread

Recipe Sunday

Why do you cook? To remind you of home? To experiment with a new ingredient? To release your creativity? To relax? I've been posting Recipe Sundays for a few years now as a casual thing I do for our bloggy-blog, and even though I've always known that I am probably...

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Cheddar Beer Soup

Recipe Sunday

Nothing makes me appreciate a warming-from-the-inside-out kind of dish like spending a few days in Indianapolis this past week. Even local Indiana-ites were aghast at the jaw-clenching freezing temperatures this past week. A high of zero degrees? Really? Did they...

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Braised Ancho Chili Short Ribs

Recipe Sunday

If you thought it was about time for The Youngrens to post yet another braising recipe on Recipe Sunday, then I have two things to say: You know us too well. I like you already. Our friends know that Jeff and I can't get enough braising over here at Casa de...

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Candy Cane Marshmallows

Recipe Sunday

Was this a seriously fast holiday season for anyone else? Since Thanksgiving was a week later than normal, I've been feeling the lack of that fourth holiday week to check everything off my Christmas to-dos. Presents bought? Check. Wrapped? Not so much. Decorations...

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Pumpkin Soup with Chili Cran-Apple Relish

Recipe Sunday

Thanksgiving feels much later in the month this year which means two things: 1) More time to build the epic 20 person farmhouse table for hosting Friendsgiving and 2) more time to overdose on pumpkin. Both of which are oh-so-good. When it comes to an easy first...

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Nut Encrusted Chicken Breasts

Recipe Sunday

Just in case you haven't fallen in love with Jillian Michaels and her fabulous Ripped in 30 Meal Plan quite yet, I think this recipe just may be the nail that locks her down in your kitchen goddess heart. This is the final recipe that we're featuring from her meal...

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BBQ Chicken and Black Bean Burritos

Recipe Sunday

Are you ready for one of my absolutely FAVORITE healthy recipes today on Recipe Sunday? But I need to warn you - before you read this, you may want to check your stomach rumbles because once you check out this post for BBQ Chicken and Black Bean Burritos from...

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Double Tomato Bruschetta

Recipe Sunday

Happy Labor Day weekend my dear bloggy-blog! This weekend is one of my favorite weekends of the entire year because it officially marks the end of summer on the calendar, but the weather in San Diego is still hot, hot, hot! This means that all of the tourists...

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We're Jeff & Erin

It’s our job to help you slow down and experience every moment of your wedding day – because we believe that it should be savored from top to bottom.

We’re Jeff & Erin Youngren, a hubby & wifey wedding photography team that believes timeless trumps trendy, life is best done together, and tears, hugs, & high fives should never be held back. We consider our couples part of our family – and we cannot wait to meet you!