ChocoGingerBabies1SM

Chocolate Gingerbabies

Start the Holiday Cooking season off with a twist on the traditional! These little gingerbaby cookies bring all the favorite flavors of Christmas, in a teeny tiny package. Every...

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Chai4Sm

Chai Spice Swirl Cookies

It’s Holiday Cookie season! With a neighborhood full of new people to meet, I’ve been trying to pull together some pretty cookies to place on a Christmas plate and...

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5-Ingredient Easy! Dark Chocolate & Sea Salt Pecan Cookie Bars

Dear Pecan Pie, Sometimes this time of year gets you thinking, you know. You realize there are a lot of things you love. You realize there are a lot...

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Thanksgiving Pot Pie3SM

Lazy Turkey Leftover Pot Pie

Thanksgiving is nine days away, and I can already feel my blood pressure rising. There’s just so much to do. A whole list to shop for. Linens to iron....

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ChickenThaiSoup3SM

Creamy Coconut Chicken Soup

We woke this morning to rain. Sweet and silent. The air hung misted and grey over the front porch, waffles popped from the toaster inside the kitchen, a quick...

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Step4SM

Green Beans in Mushroom Sauce

I’ve got five sisters, and have been on the phone with three of them for weeks. Ever since my mother threatened to come into town so we could all...

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Ben2SM

Brother, can you spare a dime…and a little compassion?

How many times have you done it? Driven out of the parking lot and passed a sign holder. Diverted your eyes as if they weren’t there. Pursed your lips...

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Boo Soup2SM

6 All-New Halloween Recipe Ideas

I started typing this post when my 11-year-old son walked upstairs and started telling me about all his best friends. These are the sorts of conversations you don’t want...

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Crostini with Lemon and Roasted Strawberries

I know it’s autumn an all. Berries–and especially strawberries–are virtually out of season. Presenting a post with a strawberry recipe to you right now is the equivalent of asking...

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