Monthly Archives : November 2014

Buttermilk Waffles


Buttermilk Waffles   I’d love to say we’re having waffle weather. What’s that you ask? What’s waffle weather? It’s cold. For starters. Second, ideally, it’s raining. Lastly, in this fall-appropriate weather forecast, you have nothing to do on this particular waffle weather day, but chill. In your pjs. TV on all day…even if no one is watching. We’re not having…

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{ brussel sprout slaw }


brussel sprout slaw bacon + lemony garlicky dressing + parmesan This one is going to be a quickie…just wanted to share for those of you that haven’t yet picked all of your Thanksgiving sides. This one is perfect…it’s super easy and quick to put together and it’s kinda healthy. Kinda. { brussel sprout slaw } Serves 12 INGREDIENTS 1.25 pounds of thick-cut…

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{ five-spice cranberries three ways }


five-spice cranberries cranberries + cocktails + appetizer I like a recipe that will serve multiple purposes. For instance, when I make tri-tip, you can always expect beef tacos the next day. And if it was an especially big tri-tip, than I will roll it into chili and I’ve got three meals under my belt. Boom. These cranberries are just like that. First, they’re a…

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{ persimmon salsa }


persimmons what to do…what to do… Every fall my persimmon tree turns the most gorgeous shade of orange.  It overflows with fruit and then it seems that, within weeks, it’s a naked and barren Charlie Brown-like tree. It all feels very quick. And every year, I haven’t the foggiest idea of what to do with my persimmons. The tree is by far…

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White Girl Mexican Soup


White Girl Mexican Soup { i’m having an affair } What’s that? An affair you say? It’s not nearly as titillating…my current love is my slow cooker. Steamy stuff, I know. My slow cooker has been sitting, completely ignored and dusty in the back of the hallway closet. He burned me not quite a decade ago. I was making spaghetti and meatballs and thought…

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