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Caprese Tortilla Pizza Snacks

Caprese Tortilla Pizza Snacks / Bev Cooks

It’s less a snack, and more . . . a means of survival. I MEAN, it’s brutally hot out there. Highs in the upper 90s with a heat index of STOP IT. And you’re probably like, “No way am I turning on the oven, girlfriend.” I know. I’ve got you covered. But let’s talk about […]

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Our New Life in Connecticut Forever: PART FOUR

Summer in Connecticut / Bev Cooks

And by part four I mean WEEK THREE. Don’t hate me. And let me warn you now. This is a MONSTROUS post. With a LOT of boats. Like, so many boats. And a train! But more boats. And Will basically wears this navy blue hoodie in almost every single photo because BOY LIKES ROUTINE. But […]

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Our New Life in Connecticut Forever: PART THREE

Our Summer in Connecticut

And by part three I mean week two! This isn’t confusing at all. And also, YES this is in Friday Flotsam’s spot. I know! I’m sorry. We were all achingly tired yesterday, so I gave myself the day off and violently shoved yesterday’s post into today’s slot and man it feels good to be a […]

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Our New Life in Connecticut Forever: PART TWO

New England Summer Livin'

We’re still in Connecticut! Just in case you forgot. I decided last night as I was scrolling through hundreds of photos and slipping into anxiety, “What do I show them? These are too many photos! How will I do this?! It will take five thousand years! I’ll be an old lady with sagging jowls by […]

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Tomato and Gouda Galette

Tomato and Gouda Galette / Bev Cooks

I’m seriously about to cry. This, I believe, with my whole heart, is my most favorite thing I’ve made all freaking ding dang year. And I don’t take those words lightly. BECAUSE I’M SORRY ARE YOUR EYES SEEING THAT OR NOT? You know what, why don’t we take this gently. First of all, you’re looking […]

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Risotto with Shrimp, Bacon and Zucchini

Risotto with Shrimp, Bacon and Zucchini / Bev Cooks

And peas! Risotto with Shrimp, Bacon, Zucchini and Peas. The peas part. I’d like to think of this mess as a late summer kitchen sink risotto thingy. I MEAN, you can make it any time of year really. But right now it’s summer, so I’m calling it summer. Only because the shrimp isn’t in season […]

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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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No-Churn Rocky Road Ice Cream

No-Churn Rocky Road Ice Cream / Bev Cooks

AS IN, you can make this today or right now. Listen, it’s the second half of the summer. The heat and humidity have maliciously teamed up to make every waking second of our lives A YUCKY, SLOPPY, STICKY LIVING HELL. Revenge? Now traditionally, I do know that rocky road ice cream simply consists of chocolate […]

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Summer Gnocchi with Corn and Smoked Sausage

Summer Gnocchi with Corn and Smoked Sausage / Bev Cooks

And jalapeno! Can’t forget the jalapeno. Because jalapeno. So the story behind theez har recipay: I have a winter version. Actually, it’s not so much a winter version, but an all-the-time-in-my-face version. Kale, Italian sausage, GUH. You know my love for those two words back to back. The other week I made the kale/sausage version […]

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