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Cookbook Review – Simply Fresh (POTATO CHIPS!)

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You thought you were done with me for the day. HA! Sucker. I wanted to show you something real quick. You know how I’ll occasionally do cookbook reviews for Cooks and Books and Recipes?  Wayell, I did a book review for this amazing new book, Simply Fresh, and wouldn’t ya know, it’s live on their […]

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Tapas-Style Sauteed Mushrooms

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Duuuude, what’s uuuuuuupppppaaaa??? That’s my “never-mind-me-I’ve-just-eaten-a ton-of-mushrooms” voice. SAUTEED mushrooms, you freak! I’m not that kind of girl. You know, sauteed mushrooms are not to be taken lightly. The marriage between the butter, the garlic, the wine…they are an exquisite treasured delicacy among the lands. And in my mind. And mouth. One must not overlook […]

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Savory Stuffed Crescent Rolls

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I think it’s safe to say that with Halloween behind us, we’ve officially entered “The Holiday Season.” Does this terrify anyone else to freaking death? Do you have evites and invites and ewvites (what?) coming out your face already? And you have NO IDEA what to contribute to these events? Hi. Welcome to my post. […]

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Sardine and Arugula Crostini

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Okay, before you read the title of this post, break out into a clammy sweat and lunge for the browser exit, hear me out! I’m betting that if you’re like most homo sapiens, the thought of eating sardines out of a tin can is equivalent to being tarred and feathered in the middle of the […]

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Roasted Eggplant Bruschetta

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We had a big storm last night. We had sheets and sheets of insane rain, monstrous claps of thunder and everything. We had lightning, too. Oh guess what! One of the lightning bolts struck my neighbor’s tree, splitting it right down the center. It totally looks like something you’d see in a National Geographic magazine […]

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The Little Creep We Call “Snack Attack”

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It happens every afternoon about this time. I start thinking about dinner preparations, and they appear. Out of nowhere. Like little whispers of sin, seducing my brain cells. Hints of snack attacks. The dreaded snack attack. Then they grow. Ohhh and grow. And slowly start to eat me alive. Before long I’m wiping back the […]

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Homemade Ranch Dressing

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There are a few things in life that people possess monstrous opinions about. Politics, religion, relationships….and ranch dressing. Ranch dressing is tricky, I tell you. How much tang? How much kick? How thin or thick should it be? You’re liable to lose a limb if you find yourself in a situation of opposing ranch opinions. […]

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