A Taste of Breckon

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Yesterday my mom, sister, Breckon and I took a little girl’s road trip to south Arkansas, to visit my sick Memaw. We might have giggled the entire way there and back. We might have annoyed my sister to near death. We might have eaten fast food twice in one day. We might have eaten chocolate […]

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Breakfast with Breckon

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This is my sweet munchkin, pigeon darling, beebee doll, giggle box, angel face, almond-eyed, dooty booty, pumpkin pooty, baby niece, Breckon. We’re having breakfast. I almost got so excited sitting next to her that I forgot about my eggs and starting eating her nose off. Danger zone, I tell you.

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Fiesta Chicken and Rice Bake

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Imma bout to jump in the car and skiddly daddle south, but before I do, I have to share this dish with you. This is another pantry purge meal, with frozen chicken breasts, wild rice, a few peppers from the garden and a hodgepodge of molding vegetables from the fridge. Oh you guys, the vegetables […]

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Orecchiette with a Quick Marinara

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We’re skipping town for a few days this week. I need to nibble on my baby niece. I need to hug my sick Memaw. I need to wish my brother-in-law a farewell as he moves across the world to study abroad, or whatever the cool college kids do these days. No, I’m not jealous at […]

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Mexican Steak Salad

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I didn’t intend to post two meatily chunks of meat recipes two days in a row. I guess I’m out of control. Maybe it’s the thing living in my left ear? Am I low on iron? Do I need to see someone about this? Take a vacation? Go back to bed? Watch Dirty Dancing? Whatever […]

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Pork Chooops and Cherry Sauuuuuce

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Okay, I know that’s not the way it goes, but doesn’t it just bring you back? Back to a simpler time? Back when a delicate sneeze would keep you home from school? Back when we were told a thousand times not to play ball in the house. Back when we learned valuable lessons about what […]

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Chicken Sausages with a Spicy Corn Saute

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I don’t know about you, but I might have a little crush on chicken sausages. Especially the sun-dried tomato ones. Actually, any flavor works for my fragile heart. I’m prepared to make friendship bracelets for the chicken sausages. I’m prepared to make a mix tape for the chicken sausages. I’m prepared to take a picture […]

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