Friday Flotsam

chamomile

FFFFFFFFFFFFFFrah rah ree ree roo roo day. I mean day! Okay. I decided that one of my least favorite things in life is the sound of an electrician or plumber. Like, the noises they make from a room away. It gives me such anxiety! I need to be AWAY from it all, I’ve decided. You […]

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Vegetarian Meatballs with Grilled Bread

Vegetarian Meatballs with Grilled Bread / Bev Cooks

“THIS ONE GOES OUT TOOOO THE HERBIVOOORES.” (<–sang like R.E.M.) “THIS ONE GOES OUT TOOOO THE ONE WHO HATES THE MEAAAAAT.” I can chill. Like, there’s not even parmesan in them. Only on top of the sauce, so if you left that out, they’re even vegan! (minus the egg. forgot about the egg.) Not that […]

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Spaghetti with Sausage, Spinach and Panko

Spaghetti with Sausage, Spinach and Panko / Bev Cooks

Your new favorite way to inhale the spaghetti! Don’t x out. You’re probably like, “Spaghetti? Okay, we eat this once a week and I’ve got it down. How is this different? And you look radiant by the way.” Just kidding about that last part. Let me TELL you what makes this version better. Because it […]

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Friday Flotsam

cactus

FFFFFFFRRRRRRRRRRRRoooohah! So we need to talk. Real talk. Life talk. Serious stuff. Woman to woman. Er, fingertips to eyeballs. Can we talk about neck masks? Now before you roll your eyes all, “BEV YOU MUST ACCEPT THE WHOLE TIME CONTINUUM THING” – no. I mean yes. Yes it’s there. Yes I (sort of) accept it. […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Garden Blooms and Heirlooms

Monthly Mixtape: Garden Blooms and Heirlooms / Bev Cooks

Happy May Day plus an extra day in May! I think. I won’t keep you. It’s Thursday, and the rain has paused just long enough for me to get outside and get some garden ish in the ground and my window boxes pimped and the HONEYSUCKLE VINE planted (I got a honeysuckle vine! Aren’t you […]

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Toasted Ham and Cheese Croissant Sandwiches

Hot Ham and Cheese Crossiant Sandwiches / Bev Cooks

For Mother’s Day! These would be for Mother’s Day. This is my vision for your life. I never make croissant sandwiches at home. Matter of fact, I’ve never made CROISSANTS at home. Have you? I hear it’s just awful. Not the final product. But the process. Takes like 18 days, and you have to pay […]

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Friday Flotsam

charcuterie board

FAAAAALFALRALRALDALDAL day. Dude I had the worst dream just now. Just right now before I woke up this morning. Like an hour ago. Worst dream. It was one of those anxiety dreams, you know, like when you’re on campus but you have no idea where your classroom is, or when the test is, or where […]

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Cheesy Vegetable Gratin

Cheesy Vegetable Gratin / Bev Cooks

I’m calling it a gratin because of the layering. And the cheese. You can call it a bake if you want! Or a gratin. Or just awesome. This is one of those side dishes that you’d probably have anyway, but not like this. And I want you to have it like this. Because this is […]

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Friday Flotsam

spring blooms

FLLLLLLLLLLLOTSAM COME ON DOOOOOOOWWWWWWN. Were you a latchkey kid? Do you remember latchkey kids? Do we still call them latchkey kids? As in, you got home after school and your parents weren’t there until hours later? After THEIR work day was over. Was that you? Did you absolutely love it? I never grew up that […]

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