Shrimp Hush Puppies with Spicy Remoulade

Shrimp Hush Puppies

My best friend just had a baby. She took her time in considering this event, longer even than I did. Was she okay enough? Was the world okay enough? Would the benefits outweigh the extreme possibility of mistakes and genetic misfortune. I’m so thankful she waited until she was certain, and when time was right she… 

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Blueberry Clementine-Soaked Cake with Blood Orange Bitters

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It’s been a very snowy few weeks since we’ve been back in New England. We’re snug in our cozy house that has been renovated with knotty pine floors, white subway tile in the kitchen, and rough beams throughout the downstairs. We’re happy to be reunited with our farm table, baked bean pot, blueberry rake, Eleanor the doe-eyed… 

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Easy Cheesy Arla Dofino Breakfast Frittata (PLUS GIVEAWAY!)

Cheesy Breakfast Frittata

Ack! It’s the holiday season already, and there is so much to do. So much fun, crafting, gifting, wrapping, parties, eating, concerts, tree lighting, Santa letter writing, movie watching, carol singing, decorating, kissing under the mistletoe and visiting to be done. It’s a joyful time of year. But it can feel a little frenetic, especially when managing a… 

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Bacon Buttermilk Cornbread

Bacon Buttermilk Cornbread

I was reading Violet the story of Stone Soup, when I was transported to my nursery school, in the basement of the Methodist Church. It is the first book I remember. The first book I connected with. I knew I was onto something major, that all the secrets were contained in all the books. If you don’t… 

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Chorizo Sage Mac and Cheese Baked in a Pumpkin

Chorizo Mac & Cheese Baked in a Pumpkin

The turducken is a modern abomination. Food should not be sewn inside other food like an edible chimera. It is, in fact, a form of engastration, which is a recipe method in which one animal is stuffed inside the gastric passage of another. Stuff your turkey all day long in its natural cavity, the way God intended. Stuff… 

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How to Make Spiedies

How to Make Spiedies

I told Malcolm that I once went to a spiedie festival and was therefore the resident expert to write a little intro to this recipe. But now as I sit here typing, reclined on my bed, I cannot recall a single detail of such an event, which leads me to believe I was lying. Spiedies… 

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