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Honey Goat Cheese Crostini

Honey Goat Cheese Crostini / Bev Cooks

It was going to be the perfect beach picnic, it was. Except, there’s this thing in nature called wind. And sand. Have you heard about them? Wind and sand? So the thing about wind is this: it’s unexpected. And sudden. And obnoxiously gusty. And it moves the sand when it blows. Like, the sand leaves […]

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Pesto Boards = Summer Eating Forever.

Pesto Board with DeLallo! / Bev Cooks

Hi, my name is Bev, and I’m maniacally obsessed with charcuterie boards. HI, BEV. It’s like, this magical mix of casual hodge podge eating. But thrown together on a board with everything in their own little place and a scattering of flowers? OH YOU FANCY. This board though – it’s different. It’s spesh (<–sorry). It […]

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Buffalo Chicken Squares

Buffalo Chicken Squares / Bev Cooks

See this is why I can’t watch sports. Mainly because 97% of the time, I have zero idea who’s on first and what’s on second and what match is this and why are they wearing fanny packs on their butts and where can I get one? But mostly, because WHEN I watch, the team loses. […]

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Steak and Horseradish Havarti Crostini

Steak and Horseradish Havarti Crostini / Bev Cooks

Want to hear a funny story? Funny like ha ha. Of course you do. I totally posted the wrong blog post yesterday. COMPLETE WRONG BLOG POST. And I didn’t even notice it for like, almost four hours! I posted an old summer post – zucchini crostini. WHICH YOU CAN SEE HOW I MADE THE MISTAKE. […]

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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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Chickpea Shawarma Flatbread

Chickpea Shawarma Flatbread / Bev Cooks

Am I the only one who desperately wants to pet those little chickpeas and call them Frank? This appetizer! First of all, I can’t take credit for it. It’s not mine. But I did inhale 5/8ths of it in 12 minutes flat. Does that count? My sweetie pie/travel partner gal friend Sonja of A Couple […]

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Buffalo Chicken Twist

Buffalo Chicken Twist / Bev Cooks

It’s not too early in the year for buffalo, is it? (THIS IS WHERE YOU SAY “NEVER.”) It’s a buffalo chicken twist, you guys. And it is a bloomin’ game-day show stopper. And EASY. And you get to shred a rotisserie chicken so there’s therapy involved. And buffalo sauce. Praises. So awwwwl yew gonna do […]

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Shepherd’s Pie Waffle Fry Stackers

Shepherd's Pie Waffle Fry Stackers / Bev Cooks

YES I’M THAT PERSON WHO PUT SHEPHERD’S PIE ON WAFFLE FRIES. (sorry to scream.) I think the question is, why wouldn’t we? Plus it’s been forever since I’ve had a good ol’ waffle cut fry, so the idea of a crunchy, baked carby canoe o’ bliss shoveling all that beefy shepherd’s pie filling straight into […]

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Sausage and Smoked Gouda Phyllo Cups

Sausage and Gouda Phyllo Cups / Bev Cooks

Four ingredients. FOUR. Four! f o u r. And one of them is cheese, so you’re clearly already ahead in life. Let’s talk Christmas appetizers! My goal here for you is ease. You know those old-school sausage cheese balls that we all made in the ’80s and ’90s for the church potlucks? OKAY, it’s that, […]

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