January 29, 2015

goodies for game day

I know I'm in the minority (especially, it seems, among women) in that I like caramel much more than chocolate. Making me even more of a freak is the fact that I'll also take white chocolate over its darker cousin any day.


Good thing it's never bothered me to be different.

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January 26, 2015

when change is good

When I find a recipe that's easy, relatively inexpensive, and yields delicious results, I tend to stick with it. Sure, I may tweak it here and there each time I make it, but the basic method and ingredients usually remain the same.

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January 19, 2015

poultry appreciation

Winner winner chicken dinner.*


*Whether you hate him or find him entertaining (I fall somewhere in the middle, for the record), I'll always credit Guy Fieri with popularizing that phrase, whether he deserves it or not.

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January 13, 2015

in case you missed it...

Some dishes just don't get the credit they deserve.


You only occasionally remember them, but when you do, you wonder why you don't think of them more often.

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January 9, 2015

couldn't hurt

We could probably all use a little more luck, right? So why not go ahead and do some of the things that folks believe may have contributed to happy tidings in the past?

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January 5, 2015

swee' tater

Though my grandpa* used to call me "Tater" because I could just about eat my weight in plain ol' buttery mashed potatoes, my tastes have changed over the years and a more apt name at this point would be "Swee' Tater" (for many reasons, obviously). (After all, I practically walk around with a halo atop my head.)(That may be an exaggeration.)


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December 30, 2014

the year in a nut pie shell

Seeing everyone's 2014 highlights has done two things. First, it has inspired me to follow suit, and secondly, it has made me feel like I kinda dropped the ball this year. You folks have really created some incredible stuff!

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