Friday Flotsam

patio hang / bev cooks

FRRRRRRRRRRRRRhi! Guys, I feel sorry for Karens. Not Karens Karens. They make me laugh/cringe. But real Karens. Actual Karens. Birth certificate Karens. Also, HOW DID THIS COME TO BE? First of all, I know two girls named Karen. Not currently, but I knew them in high school. And I always wonder, are . . . […]

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Caprese Naan Pizzas

Caprese Naan Pizzas / Bev Cooks

Or maybe it’s really more a flatbread. Either way, summer carbs! I love these so much I can’t stand them. They are everything you want in food and life and love and beyond. Salty. Crunchy. Cheesy. Tangy. And the flatbreads are great, too! (ba . . . domp?) Let’s look at this ridiculousness. You can […]

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Beef and Vegetable Soup

Beef and Vegetable Soup / Bev Cooks

Why yes it’s July and I’m posting beef soup. Woo hoo! On top of that, it’s all frozen vegetables. And frozen onions. And a dried onion packet. IN THE MIDDLE OF SUMMER. Don’t delete me from your life. Listen though, the reasoning behind this recipe is simple – we still have all that frozen quarantine […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Cut Flowers and Sun Dresses

Monthly Mixtape: Cut Flowers and Sun Dresses / Bev Cooks

JULY! It’s July. Which means we’re halfway through this 38-month year. I swear, from March to now it feels like 87 lifetimes have passed. Yet also in a flash. How is that possible? Where are we? Who are you? Where’s my deodorant? To celebrate another page rip from the calendar, I’ve put together a mix […]

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Friday Flotsam

dried flowers / bev cooks

Frrrrrrrrrrrr! i. d! a. y! Well guys I have the worst news. Oh, it’s awful. Get ready because it’s positively excruciating. I almost can’t even tell you but I feel like I need to face you, screen to screen, for this savage wave of humiliation that my soul is about to crash upon you. If […]

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Simple Blueberry Galette

Simple Blueberry Galette / Bev Cooks

But with cream cheese, LOVAHS. Look at me all ragin’ summer like with these burstin’ berries tucked into a golden brown crackly pie crust. And you know what, we’re even GROWING berries in our garden, but all the *&*# birds yoink them just as and before they ripen. I’ve eaten approximately ohhhh let’s see . […]

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Summer’s Canceled, So We Built a Playhouse!

Weidner Backyard Playhouse / Bev Cooks

WARNING: proceed with caution. There are only about 55 thousand and a half photos of this dern thing. Now that we’ve had that talk: hello, good morning! Playhouse deets are here at last! Okay, most of them. This is the thing. Aaron made it up as he went along. But I managed to wrangle the […]

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Friday Flotsam

plant / bev cooks

FLID FSID FWID FMID FRIIIIdddd. ay. Remember “To be Continued…” back in ’80s and ’90s sitcoms? Weren’t those the absolute worst things to ever happen in your life? And they happened at the most crucial times! Which, I know, is the point. They weren’t often, but when they were, you were a jumbled mix of […]

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French-Inspired Skillet Tuna Casserole

French-Inspired Skillet Tuna Casserole / Bev Cooks

Yes, I did this. I’ve been wanting to make something else ultra homey but delicately French inspired since my last little pot pie excursion, oui? It’s basically a childhood classic, dialed up and fine tuned a smidge. (butter) Also it’s so very simple and basically all done in a skillet. (butter and cheese) And you […]

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