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Scallion and Cilantro Sausage Balls

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We’re back! And I think I forgot how to blog. Give me about a month to re-figure this out, cool? I’m looking around my house as the travel destruction bomb doth hit. Laundry screams at me. Christmas loot begs to be cuddled and put away in its respective places. My husband is STILL IN BED. […]

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Vanilla Bean and Nutmeg Rice Pudding

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No, no. You’re at the right place. (But that’s dessert…) You’re right! And I made it. (No…..) Oh yes. This is my kind of dessert, tootsie. No baking required. A carafe of heavy cream and milk. Rice for days. Hints of nutmeg and little surprises of vanilla bean dots in your mouth. (Is she for […]

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Slow Cooker Christmas Kitchen Sink Soup

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Remember this from Instagram land? WELL, it’s now available at a website near you!  I call it the “Christmas Kitchen Sink Soup” because: a) It’s all Christmas-y with some serious cinnamon and nutmeg business. b) You can pretty much throw anything into this soup (except ornaments, duh) and still have your face melt off in […]

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Holiday Hot Cakes and Waffles: 2.0

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HO HO HO!!! Yeah, I can’t really get away with that, can I? Look, I know you’re about to pour a drink, round up the kids and set the table, but I just gotta show ya something totes quick. Now grab your nearest child and show them. Did they freak out? PERFECT. And I’m sorry. […]

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Guest Post and Mulled Red Wine Sangria

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Oooooo Lawdy, LAWDY what a holiday weekend. I counted my fingers and toes, and from what I can tell, they’re all there. How did you manage? Did you come out alive with all of your limbs as well? Nicely done, chap! (chap?) All right, so do you remember this chili? Well, while I am doing […]

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Leftover Turkey Sushi and Crostini

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Gobble Gobble. Gobble. Do you have 34 pounds of turkey sitting in your belly? Are you looking at 34 more pounds of leftover turkey in your fridge? Once the tryptophan coma wears off, I have an idea. MORE TURKEY! Don’t groan. This will be fun. I give you…two ways to get ca-razay with your leftovers […]

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Rustic Ramekin Pecan Pies

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Well, hey! Did you know Thanksgiving is like 20 minutes from now? It is. How many freak attacks have you had in the last 3 weeks? A hundred 50 billion 81? Me too. I won’t keep you. I know you have things to do today. I just wanted to show you real quick what I […]

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Seared Chicken with a Cauliflower Gratin

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So, yesterday I had round 3 with the oh-so-hip Matthew Collins! He’s an amazing local photographer who comes over once in a while to shoot me cooking, and blog about it. And eat my food. HEY WAIT A MINUTE. Just kidding, Matthew! Maybe. It was an interesting session to say in the least, as a […]

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