Mushroom and Barley Risotto

Mushroom and Barley Risotto / Bev Cooks

With prosciutto crisps! Don’t punch me in the pancreas, vegetarians. Have you ever swapped in barley in place of arborio rice? Oh man you should. It’s crazy. Totally new take on risotto. I’m not new to barley risotto, I just hardly ever make it or think about it. Which isn’t rightly selling this, is it. […]

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Friday Flotsam

dinner party aftermath

F                                                                                                                yadirriday. BOTH KIDS POOP ON THE POTTY. HAPPILY. GLEEFULLY. WILLINGLY. NO TEARS. NO STRUGGLES. They are potty trained. I’m reading the words on my screen and I want to cry. It is done. It took nearly 8 months from beginning to end. But they are trained. And don’t you dare use the word “regression” […]

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How I Get My Waves. My Hair Waves.

Beach Waves Tutorial

WARNING: You are about to experience an onslaught of nostril photos. Proceed with caution. This is the thing. I’m supercalifraglsdflksjfld awful at selfie photos. Like, bad. But sooooo many of you have asked how I style my waves, so I decided, what the heck! Post a tutorial on it! And by tutorial I mean, a […]

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Buffalo Chicken Twist

Buffalo Chicken Twist / Bev Cooks

It’s not too early in the year for buffalo, is it? (THIS IS WHERE YOU SAY “NEVER.”) It’s a buffalo chicken twist, you guys. And it is a bloomin’ game-day show stopper. And EASY. And you get to shred a rotisserie chicken so there’s therapy involved. And buffalo sauce. Praises. So awwwwl yew gonna do […]

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Friday Flotsam

gremlins and pie

FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFlimay! Er, Friday. OKAY SO. Finished Handmaid’s Tale last week. (<–I almost typed tail. Elizabeth Moss’s tail.) I absolutely L O V E D the ending. (spoilers!! SPOILERS. you’ve been warned. don’t paper cut me.) When they’re all in that huge circle in the lightly falling snow, and the guards drag out loony JANINE and […]

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Grass-fed Beef, Mushroom and Kale Lasagna

Grass-fed Beef, Kale and Mushroom Lasagna / Bev Cooks

With no-boil lasagna sheets! They’re no-boil. The sheets. I know everyone has a fave recipe for a killer lasagna. I ain’t trying to reinvent the casser-wheel. But! It’s winter and freezing and icy and slick and bitter and snowy and polar-y and your soul need layers and layers of cheese and carbs. True fact. So […]

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Quick Vegetarian Greek Platter

Quick Vegetarian Greek Platter / Bev Cooks

Okay, so it’s not really a RECIPE recipe. But it is our weekly go-to vegetarian Greek night meal! And I don’t think you’re going to hate it or me. The only real cooking you’ll do is the cauliflower. But I have a top secret James Bond trick to tell you, and you can’t tell ANYONE […]

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Friday Flotsam

christmas brunch

Faaaaaaaaaaaaaahrillyrooday. THE HANDMAID’S TALE. (how can I not just jump in. also, no spoilers! praise be.) I have two to go. Two left. Only two. AND I WILL SAY, the last two episodes that I watched didn’t leave me wanting to sell my eyeballs and heart on Ebay. I survived them! With very little damage. […]

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Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Roasted Cauliflower Soup / Bev Cooks

First slurp fest of the year! And it’s roasted. It’s all roasted. Praise be. (<–name that show.) If you’re not into cauliflower (WHO ARE YOU), I hiiiighly recommend taking a stab at roasting it. Cauliflower isn’t true cauliflower unless it’s been roasted to smithereens. But first, let’s talk about how simple this soup is. And […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Everything Old is New Again

Monthly Mixtape: Everything Old Is New Again

Aaaaaaaand it’s 2018. How? HOW! h o w. I’m actually quite eager for the new year, unlike grumpy mcfuss pants. ^ I don’t MIND January. Kind of like it, truthfully. It’s that one month of the year where goals and motivation and fresh starts are bouncing around the cerebral walls like teenage butterflies on Taylor […]

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