Smoky Corn Chowder with Shrimp

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I don’t wanna beg, buuuuut… Meet your new summer lover. His name is Chowder. Or, Chow-duh if you like to LIVE ON THE EDGE. He’s gentle, tender, smokin’ hot, probably has a mustache and I’m weirding even myself out right now. So, my M-I-L visited last weekend and brought with her what some would call […]

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Slow Cooker Pork Burritos

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Oh look it’s July and I turned my crock pot on. AAAW LAAWWD. Actually, I think I might declare crock pots to be the new summer appliance of choice. BECAUSE, I would put my hands all around it from time to time to test just how much heat it emits and it’s basically nil, you […]

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Homemade Ricotta Cheese

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So you know how we went to Arkansas last weekend for the holiday and I got that enormous tree log splinter stuck in my thigh? Well I have good news. We got the splinter out. And then we made cheese. And the cool thing was, the very tools and chemicals we used to get the […]

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Lemony Roasted Potato Salad

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My microwave is haunted. No, it really is. When I heat up anything, and then close the door after I’ve taken the food or coffee out of it, it starts up again, but only for a few seconds, like maybe six total, and then stops. Do you think it’s the ghost of my old kitchen […]

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Fried Zucchini Chips

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It all started one unassuming summer afternoon. (Oh great, is she seriously going to tell us one of her blah blah blah omg and then this craaaazy thing happened stories that make me want to arrange teeny grenades inside my eardrums?) THAT’S RIGHT CHACHI, SO SIT. Sorry to scream at you. It was Sunday afternoon. […]

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