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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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Skillet Cheesy Corn Dip

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Dog days. And I hate the words dog and days back to back. But it’s the gruesome reality we face. It’s the injustice ways of Mama Nay Nay with her lethal dragon breath upon our fragile skin. And I KNOOOOW turning on the oven is travesty. I get it! I do. But. It’s our only […]

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Skillet Brie and Artichoke Heart Dip

Skillet Brie and Artichoke Heart Dip / Bev Cooks

BRIE + ARTICHOKE HEARTS = NECESSARY ALL CAPSNESS. I know how you like being screamed at first thing in the morning. Listen! This dip, you guys. This DIP. We have to talk about it. Well, I’ll talk about it to you. I can’t see straight. Let me slow down. I hosted a little play date […]

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Wild Mushroom and Christmas Bean Crostini

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. . .  with Parsley Pesto. (!!) I just didn’t have room for it in the title. But you’re hung on the Christmas bean part, aren’t you? Have you ever seen slash HEARD of Christmas lima beans? I’m sort of obsessed with enormous beans lately. Big, fat, type-A personality, take-control-of-the-situation beans, man. Beans that aren’t […]

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Slow-Roasted Golden Tomato Bruschetta

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More tomaters! Only this time we’re slooooow roastin’. As opposed to slow cookin’. Remember? From like, two days ago? Never mind. These golden beauts, I must admit, do not come from my very pregnant garden. They’re farmer’s market finds because I cannot liiiiiiive without golden tomatoes. Which makes me wonder why I don’t just grow […]

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