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Blackberry Gin Spritz

This Blackberry Gin Spritz is the gorgeous, refreshing, and juicy cocktail that’s next in our Summer of Spritz series! This recipe is made with fresh…

Aperol Spritz Bar

Everyone loves an Aperol spritz, but this Aperol Spritz Bar is the perfect way to appease all of your guests and let them have a…

Dill Pickle Potato Salad

This easy Dill Pickle Potato Salad is loaded with texture and flavor, making the perfect side dish for your summer BBQs. Tender potatoes, crisp celery,…

Summer Berry Trifle

A Summer Berry Trifle is the perfect dessert for your next summer party! Made with layers of fluffy cake, velvety whipped cream cheese, juicy berries,…

Burrata Caprese

This Burrata Caprese salad is simple, brightly flavored, and creamy! In less than 15 minutes, you can pull together the juicy tomatoes, fresh basil leaves,…

Hey There! I’m Elizabeth

Recipe developer, photographer and creator of The College Housewife. I believe in elevating your everyday!

Here you will find easy to make, flavorful recipes with wholesome ingredients. You’ll also find approachable and funky entertaining ideas for any space. Have a marg and stay a while!

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Everyday Entertaining

IN HER INSPIRING DEBUT COOKBOOK, Elizabeth Van Lierde shares her knockout recipes for easy everyday eating—from colorful salads and comforting pastas to shareable party boards and refreshing cocktails. With her signature laid‐back California style, Elizabeth shares clever and simple advice anyone can follow, from first‐timers to seasoned hosts—whether for a brunch with friends, alfresco fete, holiday gathering, date night, or other occasion— making any mealtime at home special.

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Aperol Spritz Bar

Everyone loves an Aperol spritz, but this Aperol Spritz Bar is the perfect way to appease all of your guests and let them have a…

5 Layer Bean Dip

This easy 5 Layer Bean Dip has all of your favorite Mexican dips in one bite! Scoop up a mouthful of refried beans, guacamole, salsa,…

Creating the Cover of a Cookbook

Choosing the cover for my debut cookbook, Everyday Entertaining, was a much longer and detailed process than I ever imagined. However, it was very exciting…

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