Friday Flotsam

sun through the curtains / bev cooks

Frrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrih! dih! Have any of you ever tried Sun Bae? Wait, that’s not it. Sun Babe? Dune Babe? Dune Sun? Hold on. Sunbabe! You guys, I am fed these ads on IG probably quatrillionice times a day. And it’s working. I really want this dang bottle. Thing is, I’m not due for another hair appointment […]

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Roasted Tomato Garlic Toast

Roasted Tomato Garlic Toast / Bev Cooks

I’m not going to bore you to death over my love for tomatoes (the perfect food!), but just look at this. Summer is coming, and while I’m forever a die-hard lover of fresh tomatoes marinated in oil with garlic and basil and red onion (how can you not make your entire life about that), this […]

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pretty flowers / bev cooks

Frrrrrrrrrrrrrrruhduuuuh. Okay, let me start by saying, I’m not going to leave. I don’t want to leave. I can’t leave you, are you kidding me! Naw, girl. BUT. Everything has changed. (as they do.) Persnickety algorithms, uninterested clients, lost work, shifted interests – it all changes. And to be honest, sometimes my joy suffers from […]

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Greek Turkey Meatballs with Elbow Macaroni

Greek Turkey Meatballs with Elbow Macaroni / Bev Cooks

One pot wonder comin’ at ya! Okay, there’s a tiny bit of legwork up front, but you can whip up the meatballs AND the yogurt drizzle whenever you want. Early in the day perhaps. Right at dinnertime. It’s all pretty simple, and you’ll faaaaa-lip over how it tastes. And yes we’re drizzling yogurt over a […]

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Frrrrrrrrrrrrrrrri.d.a.y.y.y.y.yy.y.y.y.y. YOU GUYS. I have the funniest story to start your Friday. I’m telling you, I felt like I was in the damn Twilight Zone, and you need to know about this so that you can pull this prank on your family. Or Taylor Swift lover. SO, last Saturday evening after a loooong day of […]

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Basque Cheesecake

Basque Cheesecake / Bev Cooks

OKAAAAAAAY now. You’ll want to pony up for this one. Have you ever heard of a basque cheesecake? I had not, but saw it on Instagram a few weeks back and nearly blacked out at how simple and amazing it looked. So I tried it. And I’m putting it here. Because O.M.G. Let us peepeth. […]

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ferns in the sun / bev cooks

Frrrrrrrrrroooooder! You know what I would LOVE to do? A bookstore reel for you. Nothing but local Kansas City/OP indie bookstores (some new, some old) that ooze charm, plants, and even wine. We have it all. I’m dead serious. We have bookstore downtown that is a BAR. Wanna come? (I’m looking at you, Ash.) I’m […]

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Fennel and Parsley Salad

Fennel and Parsley Salad / Bev Cooks

WELLLL I had a great post up, but it all vanished. So! here are the photos. I can’t remember what I said earlier, but it was a gas I tell you. A gas. Hope you enjoyed this post. Ha! Fennel and Parsley Salad Save Recipe Print Recipe Ingredients1 fennel bulb, trimmed, cored and thinly sliced […]

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Friday Flotsam

dogwood / bev cooks

Frrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!!! I’m taking a break from Poets to come chat. Also, a DOUBLE ALBUM? Of course Taylor did this to us. Of course. Does she not know what we can and cannot handle? Yes and yes. At first listen, it feels like an extension of You’re Losing Me. Which I’m 100% in for. I love […]

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