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Pork Kebabs with Apples and Potatoes

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Excuse me but, where’s winter? I’ve looked under the bed, on the side of the house and in my purse and I’m not seeing it. I even looked at our Kansas City long range forecast and there’s like, no sign of the old man. I’ve always wanted to say “long range.” I feel so grown […]

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Grilled Artichokes

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This weekend was definitely one for the books. Like, every single one of the books. I had the pleasure of hosting the incredibly talented Helene Dujardin in my home. She. is. so. much. fun. you. guys. We drank wine, we cooked, we watched mystery shows on tv, we took pictures, we went out to dinner […]

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Simple Roasted Chicken

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Chicken. It’s a win-win. No matter what you do with it, you’re sure to wear giddy pants while eating it. Grilled, seared, stuffed, shredded, poached, baked; honestly, the world is your oyster. I mean chicken. The chicken is your oyster. I mean, the world is your chicken. Wait, the chicken is your chicken! . . […]

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Alaskan Salmon with Black Quinoa and Spinach

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A couple of weeks ago I was blog surfing while jotting down a quick grocery list when this recipe, by the fabulous cookbook author, Alison Lewis, popped into my reader. A beautiful, simple salmon salad. Nice! So, I skipped out to the store and picked up some canned Alaskan pink salmon, just like she suggested. […]

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Seared Chicken with Garden Kale and Tomatoes

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You guys, I left the house 3 times today. In this unimaginable heat. What kind of an idiot am I? I’ll tell you what kind. 1) One that needed to see her new friends at a posh foodie shoot in the plaza. 2) One that needed to explore a new vintage shop for knick knacks, […]

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This Butter Be Good.

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Butter is such a summer food. Oh, it’s not? Hmmm. Well, I hereby declare BUTTER THE OFFICIAL SUMMER FOOD. Think about it, you can add almost anything to it, baste it over grilled meats or drizzle it over summer vegetables. I mean, I know it’s butter and all. But that’s just it. It’s BUTTER. I […]

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The Sole of the Matter

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When I was a little kid I attempted to eat the ever so popular Fruit Roll Up as a snack. I also made my sister Barbara eat dirt from a small garden hose as a snack, but that’s beside the point. I also threw locust shells on her once while she was bathing, but again, […]

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