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The Secrets To My Favorite Blueberry Cobbler

P In a shock to no one, I have a lot of thoughts about the perfect summer cobbler.  Cobbler is…

Easy Tomato Tarte Tatin

Hot girl summer? Check. Done. We’re hot.  You know what I’ve got my eye on for the coming months? BLT…

Let it Be Sunday, 372!

Greetings fellow weary friends. Are you tired? I’m tired. This current news cycle is… a lot. Plus, it has already…

My Top 10 Peanut Butter Recipes

I haven’t felt like making meals at all this week.  I don’t even seem to have the energy to cobble…

The Best Nonfiction Books for Summer 2022

One of my cushiest jobs of all time was being a reader for the Hallmark Channel. Every week, I’d drive…

Let It Sunday, 371!

Since it’s Mother’s Day, let me tell you one of my most treasured memories with my mom. A few years…

Oven-Baked Pea, Pancetta and Lemon Risotto

Rice is my preferred starch. Wait… does banana bread count as a starch?  If not I choose rice – it’s…

How To Make Box Brownies Better

I hope we’ve built enough trust between us for you to believe what I’m about to tell you. It’s a…

Let It Be Sunday, 370!

Hello, friends! I’ve been alone with the fact that I hadn’t ticked off all the tasks on last year’s Summer…

New Orleans By Way of Chicago

Have you ever been someplace your soul immediately responded to? That’s Chicago for me. Not everyone understands it and I…