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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Mrs. Fields Copycat Sea Salt and Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mrs. Fields Sea Salt and Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies Copycat

When I was growing up, there was no place else for a girl my age to dazzle her jealous peers with the latest in parachute pant and slap bracelet technology quite like the Maine Mall, thanks to the existence of four different stores. The “Pet Menagerie” was always one of the first stops. As soon… 

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Tomatillo Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Casserole PLUS GIVEAWAY!

Roasted Tomatillo Chicken Enchilada Casserole

As anyone who follows along with our exploits on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram knows, I recently made the long, lonely cross-country drive from sunny, smoggy Burbank, California to the seemingly eternal permafrost of Rockland, Maine. It’s about  3,200 miles, and I made the trip by myself in about five days. Unlike our family trip west… 

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8 Small Plates for Your Superbowl Party

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Watching the Superbowl presents a unique opportunity to watch two seasoned, strategic Generals sending their soldiers into a symbolic gridiron battle, where each army must defend his home territory from hordes of massive 350 pound invaders, a battle whose outcome is determined not just by the strength of the individual players, but by the size… 

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Beer and Cheddar Dip with Bacon

Beer and Cheddar Dip with Bacon

We have a new couch. It is the first piece of furniture that we own that wasn’t given to us or found on Craigslist. I can’t believe we ever bought a couch on Craigslist and I am even more surprised that we weren’t murdered when we went to pick it up. Last week, I had… 

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“Seven Layer Dip” Burgers

7 Layer DIp Burger

Here’s the thing. I’m not normally one to go for these kinds of “impossible” burgers. Y’know, the kind of cheeseburger that’s so intent on piling every single thing in the cupboard on top of a forlorn, forgotten beef patty, that the top bun stand precariously balanced atop an 18 inch sloppy pile of lettuce, tomato,… 

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