Slow Cooker Lentil and Sausage Soup

Slow Cooker Lentil and Sausage Soup / Bev Cooks

Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhmahgah. You know how all fall you’ve been saying, “I need that ooone soup to taste that ooone way and do that ooone thing to my mouth and that ooone thing to my brain and stomach and make me a better person in this life.” You know how you’ve been saying that? Right. Well I’m […]

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Park Day

FRIDAY………………yadrif. You know that one quiz that was popular on the interflex a short while back about who you are as three fictional characters? First of all, I can’t stand those kinds of quizzes. Also, I’m secretly in love with those kinds of quizzes. Except! I couldn’t find the quiz. I mean, I found ONE […]

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Thai Curry Oats

Thai Curry Oats / Bev Cooks

*This post is definitely sponsored by The Quaker Oats Company , but all yammering and opinions are totally my own. We coo?* You’re like, WHAT DID YOU JUST DO WITH THOSE POOR OATS. I Thai Curried them. Are you mad at me? Or do you want to hug me? Thing is, it’s all because the […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Embers and Ashes

Monthly Mixtape: Embers and Ashes

Noveeeeeemmmmberrrrrrrr. HOW? How. I trust you’re all surviving your candy coma? How did last night go? Are you sleeping in? Spazzing out? Both? Neither? Leave you alone? The gremlins went as Mary Poppins and Bert, as it’s been my life for the last two years. They are OBSESSED with the movie. Certifiably loony for it. […]

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Wet leaves on a fall stroll

Frooo hoooo hoo hoo ha ha ha HA AH AHAH AAAA HA HA HAAAAiday. Let’s tell ghost stories! Oh don’t give me that look. You know your late Aunt Freda’s been snoopin’ around the foot of your bed at 3am again and you’re itching to tell someone. With Halloween a few days away (<–said like […]

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Rocking Chairs on Cabin Deck

FaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaRIDAY. Dudes. Oak mites. Also known as Satan’s ELVES. Have you heard of this obnoxiously itchy plague happening in the Midwest right now? Better yet, do you have bites all over your body and you have no idea what they’re from or how they got there, because they don’t exactly look like mosquito bites, or […]

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Steak and Black Bean Chili

Steak and Black Bean Chili / Bev Cooks

I see your traditional chili and I RAISE YOU THIS MUTHA. Chili powder? Zilch. Cumin? Nada. Can of beans soaked in chili whatever whatever? Naw. THIS. This is epic. Totally unexpected. Beyond exceptional. Exquisitely special. And the chili’s pretty good, too. BAHA HA HAH A hha h a a haha ha  a a   hahah  aaa. […]

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Cheesy Biscuit Pot Pies

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Yes those are biscuits and yes that is melted cheese on top and yes that is a lake of drool on your keyboard. I’m not gonna lie. Sometimes I have those nights when I’m like, “Dude I just need to open up a can (not of whoop a$$)and rip open a frozen bag of whatever […]

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