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Asian Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Asian Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps / Bev Cooks

This is the week of chicken! Meaning . . . I’m posting the second chicken recipe of the week. So, two recipes. Never mind. Just how in love with lettuce wraps are you? I forget just how much I dig these funnels o’ life until that first moment of head shoveling. (<–none of those words […]

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Roasted Chicken with Fig Butter


Uhhhhh yeah. That would be fig butter all over this thing. But before we begin, is it bad form to want to offer a hurricane a drink? Isaac is going to be here shortly and I’m so excited I’m putting on dang mascara. Fig butter. Doesn’t it sound so Downton Abbey or something? “Me Lady, […]

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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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Seared Ahi Tuna with Asparagus


I remember when I first moved to Kansas City, Aaron giddily drug me around to a gajillion restaurants, introducing my face to all kinds of new tastes and textures. I’d be embarrassed to admit what I’d not eaten before moving here, so let’s just pretend that I told you and you gasped and I was […]

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Pasta With Veggies, Yes’m.


So, mid-summer last year our computer’s hard drive crashed. We lost everything. EVERYTHING. Wedding pictures, all our music, everything. (I’m still recovering.) To make matters worse, I thought I’d lost this gigantor box with all of our CDs. Do you remember what CDs are? They look like DVDs, but contain only music. Not ringing a […]

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Fondue: The Healthy Way To Eat Cheese, Right?


Last night a girlfriend came over and we ate cheese.  A lot of cheese.  There was much of the dipping into the cheese.  Don’t worry, we ate our vegetables.  We coated them in cheese.  We had good, nutritious bread too.  Soaked in cheese.  We were this close to dipping any and all household objects into […]

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