Friday Flotsam

flowers / bev cooks

FRRRRRRRRRRRi-uh-de-uh! Who’s your favorite night show host? OR RATHER – who’s your biggest night show host crush? And if you say Jimmy Kimmel we definitely have work to do. I’ll start! CONAN. Yes, Conan O’Brien. My crushness knows no end with Conan. He’s tall, he’s self deprecating, his nasally voice is perfect, he’s stylish (but […]

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Creamy Chicken Enchilada Pasta Bake

Creamy Chicken Enchilada Pasta Bake / Bev Cooks

Why yes, this is so happening today. We’ve had enough light recipes for now, let’s shovel some melty cheese and carbs! You did read the title of the recipe, right? Go back up there and read it. I’ll wait. Just let me know when you’re back. ENCHILADA AND PASTA AND CREAMY AND BAKE. It’s all […]

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Quick Soba Noodle Salad

Quick Soba Noodle Salad / Bev Cooks

As in, QUICK quick. The quickest. Blink your eyes and boomsy. Done. Well I mean, it takes as long as it takes to jammy boil an egg. Which for me is like, a five minute egg. Plus the time it takes for the water to simmer. So ten? Ten-ish? Around nine? Something like eleven or […]

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Friday Flotsam

patio chill / bev cooks

FRRRRRRROH! DOH! Do you shower in a shower cap? Are shower caps even around still? Are we into shower caps? Because you know how I only wash my hair every other quarter. Well clearly this puts me in the market for a SHOWER.CAP. because my bangs get wet (more like a mix between damp and […]

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Mini Leek and Pepperoni Naan Pizzas

Mini Leek and Pepperoni Naan Pizzas / Bev Cooks

Leeks! We’re playing with leeks. Today we’re going to play with some leeks. Leeks. But on pizza so you can breathe now. Aaron bought these mini naans with zero plans (that makes me certifiably loony), and I was like, “What are you gonna do with these?” And he said, “Oh I dunno!” ….okay? They sat. […]

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Friday Flotsam

hanging plant / bev cooks

FRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRahduh! Have you ever stripped your laundry? STRIPPED your laundry. That is what I typed just now. Have you ever stripped your laundry? It’s very different from just doing laundry. I had no idea. My friend Sarah stripped her sheets last week in her bathtub and all this grime came out, man. And that’s after […]

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Mushroom Garlic Pasta with Lemon and Peas

Mushroom Garlic Pasta with Lemon and Peas / Bev Cooks

And it’s vegetarian! I’m sure you picked up on that. You’d never believe it if I told you, but I’m telling you anyway – my kids love mushrooms. Like, they LOVE mushrooms. I gotta be honest, I didn’t see that one coming. Aren’t mushrooms the gateway flavor to say, a 17 year old’s palate? Yes, […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Market Blossoms and Loose Cotton

Monthly Mixtape: Market Blossoms and Loose Cotton / Bev Cooks

It’s May! And I’ve got the most cheerful mixtape for you. Not cheerful like hokey. Cheerful as in, feel good. Upbeat. Bob-your-head music. Because man, the blooms are fragrant, the markets are open and the wine is chilled. It is May. I suppose not all of these songs are what one would call “cheerful”. There’s […]

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Lemon Garlic and Dill Roasted Potato Discs

Lemon Garlic and Dill Roasted Potato Discs / Bev Cooks

Side Dish Sally comin’ at ya! (Who’s Sally?) I hope you’re feeling like the most simple side dish of all time today. You like sides, right? I’m into sides. Carby sides. ROASTED sides. Sides flecked with fresh herbs and spritzed with lemon. This is where we are. And they’re not just roasted potatoes, yawn. We […]

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