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Mocktail!

{recipe recap} Thanksgiving Inspiration Pt 3

…and here we are, one day before Thanksgiving 2012. Here is more inspiration for ya, including some leftover recipes!   Alexis’ Kate & Sweet Potato Casserole. Maybe some pestos for the appetizer plate with some homemade crackers? Or maybe a roasted root vegetable tart for a side dish or a main dish? For holiday cocktails, […]

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Cheese Plate 2

{recipe recap} Thanksgiving Inspiration Pt 2

Hello again, we are one day closer to Thanksgiving AND Christine {FSC Managing Editor, Book Club Captain & Podcast Producer} is one day closer to her nuptials on Friday. YIPPEEE! You can go over to her personal blog, Unspeakable Visions or the Facebook Page to wish her well. While you’re at it, read her most […]

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Brussel Sprouts

{from scratch holidays} Brussels Sprouts w/ Home-Cured Bacon

Poor Brussels sprouts. Always the punchline to bad jokes about foods people were forced to eat as a child. These little green globes don’t get the love they should. In fact, I always thought they were a bit “blah” until I had them fresh from the stalk as opposed to boiled from a freezer bag. […]

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{from scratch holidays} Bourbon Brown Butter Sweet Potatoes

The leaves are on the ground, pumpkins on every doorstep and the crazy holiday season is creeping up on us. I love this time of year and I tend to cook more intensely during this season. The crisp freshness of summer foods usually cooks quickly and effortlessly. This time of year food slows down and […]

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carrots

{from scratch holidays} Quick-Braised Carrots

For the holidays, we totally don’t go for traditional recipes. This is due partially to me remembering jello salads and various different riffs on Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom soup from my childhood. This is also partially because of my husband’s opinion that turkey is really dry no matter what, and usually requires way more effort […]

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{from scratch holidays} Maple, Citrus & Ginger Cranberry Preserves

Who doesn’t love a good tart cranberry sauce? I do I do! I do love me some cranberry goodness, as I make it all fall & winter long. On meaty sandwiches, on toast, in coconut milk yogurt, baked into my granola, on oatmeal, in my cereal or a dollup on an argula salad. I love […]

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