Friday Flotsam

Rosemary Beach / Bev Cooks

Frrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrahlalalalalala! Okay, remember Chili’s? The restaurant, of course you do. The chain. Chili’s. It’s like, THE ONE place (hear me out) I think all humanity (don’t block me) can sort of agree on. And that is that we all secretly don’t mind it. We don’t hate Chili’s. And you know why? It’s the skillet queso […]

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Slow Cooker Green Chicken Enchiladas

Slow Cooker Green Chicken Enchiladas / Bev Cooks

But with ranch. Ranch! Ranch dressing and seasoning. Yes. And it’s slow cooker. Which you might be thinking, “Why the wonk is she using a slow cooker in MAY?” Because hi, it emits no heat. It’s a secret weapon for me when it comes to warmer-weather grub. However, I use it year round and need […]

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lilac / bev cooks

FRRRRRRRRRRRRRRooloodeedoosoomoo. I need to admit something here in this safe space. Here goes… I have a hard time with dish detergent. Not with it personally! It’s me, not it. But I’m here to say, there are like three loads of dishes during the duration (was that redundant?) of the lifespan of the box that I […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Bleached Dogwoods and Beach Towels

Monthly Mixtape: Bleached Dogwoods and Beach Towels / Bev Cooks

We’re now entering the summer mixtape playlist songs-in-a-row-on-an-internet-platform era! And this one is exactly that. Every month I get embarrassingly excited about these mixtapes, and I hope you do, too. I always try to pick songs that make you feel something. And maybe it’s something long buried, like the way you feel when you hear […]

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flowers / bev cooks

FRRRRRRRRRRmastolf! Who invented the whole “guess-what-chicken-butt!” ordeal? Because he needs some firm talkin’ to. Will and Nat are obsessed with it and I’m being sent to an early grave, you guys. But they take it a few steps further. Of course they do. Guess what. Chicken butt! Guess who? Chicken poo! Guess when? Chicken chin! […]

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French-Inspired Egg Salad Sandwiches

French-Inspired Egg Salad Sandwiches / Bev Cooks

More egg salad! Yes, okay, I love egg salad. I feel like you might, too? Look at this OLD post. hahaha! I shot that outside and the light was painfully clinical through the camera. This was in 2011 so have some grace. And that one has way more herbs in it. I remember loving it, […]

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Cajun Sausage Flatbread

Cajun Sausage Flatbread / Bev Cooks

Okaaaaay party time. Sort of. In my head. I know it’s weird. Cajun sausage in . . . pizza form? Well yeah! We can call this a flatbread. We can call it a pizza. I’m calling it both for two reasons. A) I didn’t make my crust. I have many many pizza crust recipes on […]

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Friday thoughts / bev cooks

Frrrrrrrrrrrrrraylaydaypaymaydaydayday! (just try and love it) Let’s talk about OLD BOOKS. And I don’t mean like, Pride and Prejudice. Although you can if you want. Actually, we’ll include it. But what I mean is like, oldER books that you read 15 or so years ago and you still remember most of the details. Some of […]

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