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Butter Roasted Chicken with Seasonal Root Vegetables

We keep our roasted chicken simple. It doesn’t take many ingredients for a bird to sing. This recipe makes the most of root vegetables and gives turnips a bit of sweetness. Feel free to add carrots, onions or your other … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Pecan Pie Cookies

These were a huge hit at Katherine’s work party. The recipe is adapted from the 2014 Christmas with Southern Living book. The original calls for pecans in the crust and we were running low. A bit of bourbon in the … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Bizcochitos

These crisp, flavorful cookies are a tradition in New Mexico. We loved the blend of anise and cinnamon. While many recipes called for lard, we used vegetable shortening. Use a fleur de lis cookie cutter or your favorite Christmas shape. … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: More Biscotti for Santa

  This biscotti was inspired by our very yummy figgy pudding. You’ll want to start these the night before you bake them to give the fruit time to soak up the liquor. We had quite a bit of dried fruit … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Biscotti for Santa

Because Santa really likes biscotti and we hear he’s a sucker for chocolate too. A special thanks to Bits And Breadcrumbs for putting us in the chocolate biscotti mode with this recipe that includes ginger and chocolate.   Almond Biscotti … Continue reading

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Flan

This is a fairly standard flan recipe. It works well as one large flan in a 9″ cake pan or 5-6 individual flans in ramekins. Either way it is guaranteed creamy, sweet and satisfying. Traditional Flan 1 pint heavy whipping … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Better than Fish Sticks

We’re still not ready for a Sunday Supper starring poultry. Here’s a zesty meal with a citrus punch that won’t leave you feeling too heavy. Baked Salmon with a Crumb Crust Fingerling Potatoes with Wilted Kale Poached Pears in Champagne

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