Chicken Noodle Casserole

Classics: Chicken Noodle Casserole

Listen. I get it. I hear what you’re saying out there. About how this recipe is made mostly of canned condensed soup. About how all of the ingredients are mass-produced, pre-processed chemical marvels of modern science. About how the chicken is BOILED, for crying out loud. People are, quite simply, Not Cooking This Way Anymore,… 

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stuffingpumpkin

The Best Things To Happen To Stuffing (Since Sliced Bread)

Let me begin by saying that while you’re deep in Thanksgiving prep and decide to crack open a box of Stove Top rather than make your grandma’s oyster dressing I won’t be mad at you. I love the red box and I don’t care who knows it. I love cooking and serving a giant, gleaming turkey, but I’d rather eat it… 

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Sleeping Through the Night

I haven’t slept through the night in over a year. My sweet Mina just turned one and while during daylight hours she is joyful and lovely in every way at night she transforms into some kind of lycanthrope, no matter the phase of the moon. She loves interaction and contact and I think beyond hunger… 

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Snack Mom Muffins

Snack Mom Muffins with Born Sweet® Zing™ Baking Blend

This post is brought to you by the makers of Born Sweet® Zing™ Baking Blend and She Knows Media. I’ve been baking a lot of muffins lately. Like, a lot of muffins. It’s getting a little out of hand: blueberry, banana, walnut, almond, apple, pear, oat, peach, corn, mango… ALL THE MUFFINS, you guys. And do… 

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FoodSaver

Preserving Summer with the FoodSaver® System PLUS GIVEAWAY!

Have you been reading about this food waste issue making news lately? It’s making me feel terrible, on a household level and on a macro level as well. I’m sure restaurants and grocery stores and other corporate entities contribute to this avalanche of food that is ending up in the trash, but I know that… 

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How to Make and Preserve Strawberry Jam

How to Make and Preserve Strawberry Jam

Strawberry season is barely a month long. One day the plants are covered in delicate, white flowers, and the next you’re drowning in ripe, ruby red berries. It’s an excellent problem to have. We have a really small strawberry patch. It’s only two rows, each about 50 feet long. We grow only one variety, called… 

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Mezzetta

Grilled Pork Chops with Zingy Antipasto Relish (PLUS MEZZETTA GIVEAWAY!)

This is it. The solstice is this weekend. Summer is finally here. Driving home through the green roads with the windows open, we smell flowers and fresh cut grass and memories come flooding back. Everything is leafy green and beautiful. This is the time you look forward to when your toes are always frozen in the deep… 

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Oysters en Brochette

Louisiana Oysters en Brochette (PLUS GIVEAWAY!)

Obviously, we Mainers love our lobster, halibut, and local Pemaquid oysters, and indulge in them as often as possible. But there’s another “varietal” of oyster we’ve become smitten with in our travels: The Southern Oyster. We’ve enjoyed our fair share, stacks of dozens piled high on paper plates, sweet morsels served raw with salty square… 

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8 Rhubarb Recipes You Need to Try Now

8 Rhubarb Recipes You Need to Try Now

If Rhubarb were worth its weight in gold, I would be rich. Filthy, stinking rich. The kind of rich that leads to having six or seven Pomeranians, all with French names that prance around in matching Armani bow ties. In my scenario, the dogs would probably all be mutts, with names like Rico and Cujo…. 

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