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Cedar Planked Citrus Beets

Beets have always puzzled me. They are REALLY good for you (my grandmother once told me they are like laundry detergent for your body as they are loaded in  antioxidants and help cleanse your liver) so I’ve always wanted to incorporate them into more recipes, but never quite sure how. I see them at the […]

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grilled fennel and chicken sausage

Grilled Fennel, Chicken Sausage and Apple Salad

Whenever I see fennel at the grocery store, I think to myself “what can I do with this?” I originally bought this fennel to make a fennel slaw but then, when I was rifling through the fridge, I got an idea and went in a totally different direction. I love the easy to cook, all […]

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Skillet Smashed Sweet Potatoes

I’ve got a confession to make. I’ve been absolutely obsessed with cooking in cast iron lately. It’s partly because I’m so in love with Francis Mallman’s cookbook  7 Fires where he shows us Argentinian grilling techniques of grilling over a Chapa, which is like cooking on a griddle over a big wood fire. The closest […]

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bacon jalapeno deviled eggs

Bacon Jalapeno Deviled Eggs

I really love deviled eggs. I’ve been on a hiatus of making them though for the past 5 years or so because my husband is so weird about eggs. However, we had a party over Christmas and I knew these would be a hit. I got the idea from a friend who brought these to […]

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