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Lentils with Garden Vegetables, Avocado, Walnuts and Hummus

She’s a brainiac, braaaainiac, at your door. And she’s thinking like she never thought before. Brain food! Not brains in the food, ya silly boob, but food that’s good for your brain, ya lilly moob. You know how we’re supposed to eat certain foods that look like certain parts of our body because those foods […]

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Savory Galette

So I went to Arkansas last week. Did you know that? No? I totally went to Arkansas last week. Took meeself a leetle roadtreep. All by myself! I drove my husband’s Honda Element for 14 hours all.by.myself. I’ve done this once before so I have no idea why I’m so braggalicious right now. And it […]

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Smoky Shrimp with Parsnips and Brown Rice

Do you want to know what makes me over-the-top-mega-mama-giddy-pants-central-station? Well, besides raindrops on roses, whiskers on kittens, bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens, and Wilson Phillips on repeat? SMOKED. PAPRIKA. I remember years ago when a friend was describing the difference to me between regular, sweet and smoked and I was all, “whuuuut?” So […]

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Creamy Penne with Blue Cheese, Arugula and Toasted Walnuts

This recipe makes me sing a little Dionne Warwick tune that I’m absolutely positive you treasure in your heart as much as I do. The classic, “I’ll Never Fall In Love Again.” Except the lyrics go like this in my head: “What do you get when you fall in love? A bucket of penne with […]

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Grilled Peach Salad

For the last couple of Christmases, my sweet memaw has gifted me with a subscription to Southern Living magazine. You see, I’m actually from the south, and I do in fact have a memaw. Oh I’m not even kidding. She even starts every sentence with, “Wayell daaaarlin’!” I love her. A lot. To my surprise, […]

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Zucchini Pasta: I Might Die.

As I told ya last night, I’m trying to get every last thing eaten in this house before we depart for a few days. It just so happened that my newest Whole Living magazine appeared in my mailbox the other day. It just so happened that the front cover food photo left me weak and […]

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Asparagus and Walnut Pesto Pasta

Mama, it’s HOT. Today I was in the middle of a patio deep clean and I’m absolutely sure my skin slid off my body and oozed onto the concrete. That’s pretty gross. Too gross for a food blog? Let me try this again. What a wonderful summer day we had! (better?) Gosh, the warmth of […]

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So Spelt Isn’t Code For Beta Blocker?

Night 2 of practicing “Man! I Feel Like a Woman!” for Ashlee’s karaoke birthday party Friday night. This is either going to be really awesome for me and extremely painful for the audience, or really awesome for the audience and extremely painful for me. My version is going to end up being, “Man! I Feel […]

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