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Late Summer Grilled Corn Salsa

(to be read to the tune of “release me” by wilson phillips. and I am so, so sorry.) I know that it’s time for a change Mmm but when that change comes Will you still taste the same? How many times have I longed to grill you when it’s cold? I don’t want to give […]

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Chicken and Vegetable Minestrone

Back to liiiiife. Back to realityyyy. Can I just say that my back yard looks absolutely nothing like the beach? Can I also just say that in my rush to get out the door last week I forgot to turn on the dishwasher before we left? And can I ask if it’s completely disgusting to […]

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Roasted Garlic Compound Butter and Lemony Risotto

You know how when you get chills little bumps raise up all over your skin? “Goosies” as J-Lo calls them? Okay, when I get the chills, they raise up in little patches. And ONLY on my left arm. Like, random little goosie patches. My right arm is completely normal, chill bumps performing gorgeously in an […]

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4th of July Round-Up Extravaganza of the Year and Century

AMERICUUUUH. This round-up is actually extremely tiny and hilarious. And you mostly likely have your menu planned for today like a well-behaved, organized American citizen, but just in case you needed two more side options, four main entrĂ©e alternatives like burgers and fish, one drink option and seriously only one dessert option, Y’ALL I AM […]

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Homemade Vanilla Bean, Honey and Almond Ice Cream

I KNOW. I can assure you you’re at the right website, so you can go ahead and feel around for your eyeballs that have probably popped out and are rolling around on your keyboard due to extreme shock at what they just witnessed. I flippidy flippin’ made ice cream! A DESSERT. Something SWEET. Something so […]

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Dehydrating Tomatoes 101:

Sert it and ferggert it. That’s set and it forget it, MOM. She’s like, WHAT WENT WRONG AT CHILDBIRTH? So, do you guys have a dehydrator? I’m only 1,025% obsessed with mine. Get this, we found ours about a hundred years ago at a thrift store! It was like $.06 with no dead rats in […]

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Spinach/Artichoke Mac ‘N Cheese Cups and Grilled Bourbon Bacon Burgers

I’m baaaaack. And I no longer look like Hurricane Insano struck me 4 hundred billion times. I got SO much sleep last night I’m still kind of freaking out about it. I tried to sleep on the plane yesterday morning, but this old man with an eagle slash wolf bandana covering part of his gray […]

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Grilled Cedar Plank Salmon with a Corn and Pepper Relish

Remember when we memorialized on that one day last week? This here salmon is what we ate. Is it an oxymoron to ask if one remembers something memorial-y? Things that make you go HMMMM. I never liked that song. So, CEDAR PLANKS. Do you use ‘em? Love ‘em? Hate ‘em? Swear by ‘em? Practice your […]

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Citrus Sunshine Salsa

June is busting out ALL OVEERRRRRR. Hi, I’m Bev and I like to jump the gun on everything ever. And I’m such a weenie too because we got spa-oiled this winter. We barely had one! Old Man Winter sneezed once and threw in the towel. Right on, OMW. But I have this 5-degree comfort zone […]

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Friends, Fun and French Fries

This weekend one of my best friends from high school breezed through town on her way to see family in Colorado. It had been a few years since I’d seen her last. And as expected, we picked right back up where we left off. It’s absolutely impossible for us take a serious picture together. This, […]

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