November 2015

7 posts

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Winter is rounding the bend and I’m right there behind it. Christmas lights are twinkling, the smell of pine is in the air and all I want to do is spend hours in my warm little kitchen drinking mulled wine and making winter dinners.  These butternut squashes were calling my name today, and I decided …
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I made this for lunch today with some grilled chicken sausages. I was tired of a boring ‘ol salad and I figured if I’m throwing stuff on the grill I might as well char some romaine and whip up a little Caesar dressing.  This dressing is SO easy to make and can be stored in …
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Please do you yourself a favor and make this. Please do your family a favor and make this. Please do your tastebuds a favor and make this! It is SO goooood. Ugh. Heaven. Just think savory sausage, toasted pine nuts, and dried cranberries that have been drowned in a warm brandy bath. Yeah, you read …
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Happy Thanksgiving Y’all! In light of the holiday spirit I thought I would share this classic Pecan Pie recipe with you.  No frills with this one. This recipe is so simple, straightforward, EASY and it wins every time.  While the classic recipe calls for dark corn syrup, I used organic cane syrup instead, which isn’t …
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I just cannot stop with casseroles lately. I am on a serious quest to health-ify casseroles. This one was a MAJOR winner. So.. the deliciousness continues… Enjoy!  Start by cooking about half the package of whole wheat egg noodles according to package directions.  While the noodles are boiling away, saute some onions and garlic in …
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I have said it once, and i’ll say it again, I. Love. Casseroles. I think they are the epitome of comfort food, they work perfectly as leftovers, and they are just so easy to make. That being said, SO many of the casserole recipes that I find are filled with SO many unhealthy ingredients. I have …
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I love turnips. The root and the greens sautéed together with garlic is one of my favorite things in the whole world. Generally, turnip greens are cooked with lots of fatty bacon, which is delicious, don’t get me wrong, but turnips and turnip greens are so rich in vitamins and minerals, it’s not worth adding …
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