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The Ploughman’s Lunch

The Ploughman's Lunch / Bev Cooks

Yes ma’am, this is 100% based on, inspired by, catapulted from and birthed within the pages of THE RUMOR. But we’re doing it my way today. “And we’ll do it our waaay yes, our waaaay, make all our dreaaaaams come true. For me and youuuuu.” If you can name that reference we are soulmates. So! […]

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BLT Caprese Sandwiches on Baguette

BLT Caprese Sandwiches on Baguette / Bev Cooks

Picnic style! You know we need all the simple dinners in July, n’est ce pas? Well this one takes you places. In your head. You might actually be planted firmly in front of your air conditioner vent, but you’re still a good person. These baguette sandwiches are a) unbelievably flavorful, like serious summer explosions in […]

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Italian Tuna Salad Lettuce Cups

Italian Tuna Salad Lettuce Cups / Bev Cooks

Or with a bunk load of crackers if you want! I mainly need you to make the rest of your summer about this Italian Tuna Salad because it’s CRAZY good. And I’m not just saying that. Like, the second it hits your tongue, complete show stopper. You’ll go, “Hold on, what did we put in […]

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Lighter, Creamy Pasta Salad

Lighter, Creamy Pasta Salad / Bev Cooks

I swear it’s lighter don’t look at me like that! On top of that, it’s meeeega retro. Which come on, is the only true way to approach a classic pasta salad. Because to me, there are a few necessary components to a pasta salad that makes it even worth anything at all. Let’s discuss. Well, […]

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Jalapeno Havarti Pimento Cheese

Jalapeno Havarti Pimento Cheese / Bev Cooks

You’re going to need to sit down. Because this . . . THIS ^^ might deliciously ruin your life forever. It’s pimento cheese, which is already a problem I desperately need in my situation. But this version has Roth’s JALAPENO HAVARTI in it and I’m sorry but all caps are completely necessary. Have you ever […]

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Classic Chicken Salad

Classic Chicken Salad / Bev Cooks

But with a twist! It has a little twist. Twist and shout. But not the shout. Chicken salad is one of those classics that I think about WAY too much. I could eat it constantly. Matter of fact, Aaron shares the same obsession and often picks up chicken salad from our neighborhood grocery store, because […]

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Open-Faced Egg Salad Sandwiches

Open-Faced Egg Salad Sandwiches / Bev Cooks

Ask, and you shall receive. Reggceive? Reggceive. No. Let’s make egg salad! NOW, I REALIZE that screaming isn’t necessary right now. So I’ll chill out and start over. Now, I realize that egg salad is is a classic, delicate flavor that shouldn’t be willy nilly’d with, or else grandmothers all over the world (and graves!) […]

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Lunch Lettuce Wraps – Working with Harvesters!

Lunch Lettuce Wraps / Bev Cooks

Two things. Three things. 1) Hi! You look pretty today. New shampoo? 2) THESE WRAPS. We’ll get there. 3) Do you know what today is? Besides another day I refuse to wash my hair? It’s Hunger Action Day! Which is::: a time for hunger-relief advocates to focus efforts on one day for greater impact. It […]

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Poached Salmon Salad Sandwiches

Poached Salmon Salad Sandwiches / Bev Cooks

Wanna know what I dig most about end-of-summer grubbing? Helloooo, O U T S I D E O N C E A G A I N. The humidity has mostly vanished, the temperatures are crisping up, and picnics don’t sound so terrible and dreadful and disgusting and stabby and horrible and awful anymore. Yay! I […]

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