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Chocolate, Cheese and Wine – Oh My!

Chocolate, Cheese and Wine - Oh My! / Bev Cooks

You had to see it coming. I don’t think there’s anything greater in this life than a) those three words back to back, and b) eating those three words side by side. And let me just say, I’m no cheeseboard pro! Because I feel like it’s all in the mix and match, try this and […]

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Gingerbread Cookies with Simple Decorating

Gingerbread Cookies with Simple Decorating / Bev Cooks

Because I’m lazy and can’t bloody decorate a gingerbread man properly. That’s the full title. But look how cute! And EASY. That has to be key. If I’m sitting around with a piping bag, a glass of wine and a colossal lack of precision, I will straight up ruin Christmas. We can’t have that. So […]

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DeLallo Gourmet Gift Boxes! All the Noshing.

Delallo Gourmet Gift Boxes / Bev Cooks

You know me and a good nibble spread. I feel like I’m constantly posting overheads of nosh spreads. It’s a sickness from which I never want to be healed. But this one is boomtastic BECAUSE it’s just in time for all your holiday party madness. (“I’m ready to par-taaaaaaaaayyyyy with-thaaa-best-of-them-and I’m gonna go down TO […]

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Mulled Rosé Wine

Mulled Rosé Wine / Bev Cooks

UM, YOUR NEW WINTER LIFE. Mulled rosé. MULLED ROSÉ. I know. You guys. It is a thing and it is happening right at this moment and things are officially looking up for all of us. MULLED ROSÉ. Just let that sink in for a second. And the thing is, this is so easy! Most of […]

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How to Survive an Indoor Toddler Craft Day

How to Survive an Indoor Toddler Craft Party / Bev Cooks

YES THAT IS GLITTER, mamas just take a deep breath. So yeah. We totally got a jump on Valentine’s Day crafting like two weeks ago because the kids WILL NOT stop singing Christmas songs. Is this happening to anyone else? Seriously, all I hear all day long, “AND A PARTRIDGE IN A PEAR POOP.” Mind […]

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Blue Cheese, Bacon and Candied Pecan Puff Pastry Bites

Blue Cheese, Bacon and Candied Pecan Puff Pastries / Bev Cooks

I put blue cheese first in the title because BLUE CHEESE. Okay, let’s talk about New Year’s Eve, please. What do you do?! Venture out? Hermit in? Invite your best pals over to play Pictionary? (“Draw something resembling ANYTHING.” <–name that movie.) Stay up past midnight? Go to bed at 8pm like normal? GUYS, I’m […]

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Sausage and Smoked Gouda Phyllo Cups

Sausage and Gouda Phyllo Cups / Bev Cooks

Four ingredients. FOUR. Four! f o u r. And one of them is cheese, so you’re clearly already ahead in life. Let’s talk Christmas appetizers! My goal here for you is ease. You know those old-school sausage cheese balls that we all made in the ’80s and ’90s for the church potlucks? OKAY, it’s that, […]

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No-Churn Rocky Road Ice Cream

No-Churn Rocky Road Ice Cream / Bev Cooks

AS IN, you can make this today or right now. Listen, it’s the second half of the summer. The heat and humidity have maliciously teamed up to make every waking second of our lives A YUCKY, SLOPPY, STICKY LIVING HELL. Revenge? Now traditionally, I do know that rocky road ice cream simply consists of chocolate […]

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