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Baked Apples with Ginger and Marsala

We find a lot of apples in the sale bin this time of year. To us paying a third of the price make up for a few bruises. That said we try to use them up as quickly as possible, … 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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This is a traditional Mexican drink for a hot summer day. It is also known as Mexican rice milk. The big trick is in the straining for the smoothest result. It reminded us a bit too much of almond milk, … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Beer and Apples

We know a lot of you waste spend time watching football on Sundays. This is an excuse to buy extra beer and make some extra nuts for snacking while you’re at it. Drunken Whole Chicken Kale and Pear Salad with … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: S is for Sorghum

We know those of you living outside the Southern U.S. may not be too familiar with sorghum. (Go ahead and Google it, we’ll wait.) But we also know the world is getting smaller and we figure if we can find … Continue reading

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Roasted Chickpeas with Pancetta

These are very easy and quick to make. They are good mixed with a salad of mixed greens, feta and olives or as a simple appetizer, snack or side by themselves. If you want a hotter nut add a tsp … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Don’t think of this as a substitute to pumpkin pie. Think of it as a great addition to your Thanksgiving dessert table, which we think can always fit one more dish. It’s really the best of both worlds, a bread … Continue reading

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Honey-Spiced Almonds

This recipe was inspired by Eva over at Kitchen Inspirations. When we saw her recipe for honey-spiced almonds we knew it’d be a perfect way to a bag of super salty roasted almonds a coworker gave Katherine. (If you’re using … Continue reading

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Vanishing Biscotti

The first rule of food blogging: Remember to snap a picture of whatever you’ll be writing about. Never, for instance, bake cookies for a coworker and take them off to work without first artfully displaying them or at least snapping … Continue reading

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Orange Hazelnut Martini

Snow is optional. Orange Hazelnut Martini 1 part vodka 2 parts fresh squeezed orange juice 1/2 part triple sec 1/2 part hazelnut liqueur Shake all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Strain into a martini glass. If feeling really ambitious … Continue reading

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