Friday Flotsam

cactus in L.A.

FR-  two four six eight, who do we apprecia-IDAY. Hiiieeee! It’s been a while. And by a while I mean on this series. Not this week. I skipped last week. But not today. Because I was in L.A. Not today. But last week. Just on Friday. Because I was in L.A. You following? No? Good. […]

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Roasted Carrots and Chickpeas

Roasted Carrots and Chickpeas / Bev Cooks

Side dish Thursday! It’s not a thing. Actually, it’s side dish WEEK. I gave you skillet potatoes on Tuesday, and carrots Thursday. WHAT HAPPENS ON SATURDAY! Well, nothing. Deal. Just kidding. This is a suuuuper simple recipe that goes well with anything. Roasted CHICKEN, seared STEAK, maybe some PORK. Or just on its own, if […]

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Cheesy Skillet Potatoes

Cheesy Skillet Potatoes / Bev Cooks

EASIEST. POTATO SIDE. EVER. And get this, they’re not totally scalloped. They’re just layered. With cheese and garlic and butter and cheese and cheese. So if scalloping potatoes makes you skeered, don’t! Just layer. With cheese and garlic and butter and cheese and cheese. But first, a little back story. Over Easter weekend, my sister-in-law […]

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Seared Cod with Skillet Gnocchi

Seared Cod with Skillet Gnocchi / Bev Cooks

Let’s eat some fish! I hardly ever eat fish. And then I see people eating fish in the world and I’m like, “Oh yeah, fish. I want some fish.” So, I made you fish! And it’s wild-caught, so delete that hate email you started, ‘MKAY. This is a total weeknight recipe. But the funny thing […]

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Garlic and Chive Gougères

Garlic and Chive Gougères / Bev Cooks

THEY WORKED. The gougères that I was having a mammoth anxiety attack over before I even started making them. THEY WORKED! What’s a gougère? It’s a French cheese puff! A pastry of sorts. Savory. Life giving. And you know, I don’t know why I was so sissified to make them. They’re actually quite easy. You […]

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Friday Flotsam

mini spring bouquets

FRIPPITY FROO. FRIDDILY DOO. Guys I think I have to go to jury duty. JURY DUTY. That dreaded bright yellow card landed itself in my mailbox the other day, and the moment I saw my full name in all caps on the front, my heartbeat immediately fell through my butt. JURY DUTY. So I filled […]

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Mini Chocolate Coconut Pies

Mini Chocolate Coconut Pies / Bev Cooks

At least they feel like pie to me. They might be cake! Or giants. None the less, they’re chocolate-y and sweet and your watering mouth cavern beggeth. And it’s simple! Take a looksie. Your standard baking ingredients. AND GUYS. I’m not a baker, so this is huge for me. To be posting dessert? What is […]

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Friday Flotsam

lamp with beads

Flooooooogy! I mean Froogy. Floody. Friigy. Friiddy. Friday. I need help! You’re like, UNSUBSCRIBE. So, I’m speaking at Indulge Conference in LA in like, two weeks (omg), and I need to write my (45-minute! omg) presentation. But . . . I’m stuck. I don’t know what to saaaaayyyyaaaa. Oh don’t look so shocked. The presentation […]

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Rotisserie Chicken, Roasted Corn and Jalapeno Pizza

Rotisserie Chicken, Roasted Corn and Jalapeno Pizza / Bev Cooks

It was time. And guess what! This is totally going to be your new short-cut-go-to-James-Bond-voodoo-of-the-crafts pizza night. BECAUSE. Wait. Before we go any further, don’t paper cut me when you see that I used a pre-made pizza crust. It’s not even DOUGH, GUYS. Just the crust. Some nights call for this, so just love me […]

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