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Perfect Pimento Cheese

To quote from the immortal words of Minnie Pearl…howdy, how you all’s? It feels like ages since we chatted.  So pull up a chair and I’ll fix us a little snack.  I made this pimento cheese for New Year’s Day … Continue reading

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Cream Cheese Biscuits

I’ve said that Miss Libby at 2 is a glimpse at what I can probably expect in about 10 years (or sooner!) when puberty starts rearing its head. What with the tears and tantrums and drama, toddler and teen really … Continue reading

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Butter Broasted Carrots

They aren’t exactly braised.  They aren’t exactly roasted.  They’re somewhere in between…they’re broasted.  And they are exactly how I’m cooking up six pounds of carrots this weekend.  I know that sounds like a whole hell of a lot but between … Continue reading

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Breand and Butter Pickles

Allow me a Seinfeld moment….what’s the deal with Bread and Butter Pickles?  There is neither bread nor butter in the recipe.  So they’re called Bread and Butter because???? Now that I’ve gotten that out of my system, let’s talk quick … Continue reading

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Peach Blueberry Basil Crumble

This crumble represents a celebration of sorts.  On this particular occasion I was: Celebrating an afternoon spent with friends and indulging in laughter, retail therapy, and insanely good biscuits. Celebrating progress getting Miss Libby into a new sleep routine. Celebrating … Continue reading

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Homemade Magic Shell

I’ve been hiding something and I need to finally set it free…I am impulsive.  There, I said it.  My impulsiveness comes in two different flavors. There is the entitled impulsiveness like when I see a little something that makes me … Continue reading

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Brownie Ice Cream Sandwich

What kind of crazy made me think  it was reasonable to order my child’s birthday present six days before her birthday and expect to get away with it? The kind of crazy that comes from sleep deprivation. Who in their … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes

Did you know that cupcakes can be so good that they need protection?  They can.  These are.  Let me  tell you how they came to be. After stumbling across Movita Beaucoup’s delightful blog, courtesy of More Stomach, I added her … Continue reading

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Red Pepper Tomato Sauce

I have a news flash for you…life with a one year old is pretty freaking chaotic. Pick me up, put me down, catch me, chase me up the stairs, read me a book, let’s play picnic, BANANA! Put that on … Continue reading

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I’ve been visiting rehab lately.  Something about that sentence has a whole lot of shock value until I clarify that I was going to visit my grandmother who was getting physical therapy/rehab for a broken arm.  After a number of … Continue reading

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