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We Love Our Readers Giveaway

by heidi October 22, 2014
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How about we give a little hump day bump to this week with a “just because we love you” giveaway? Did I hear a collective gasp of, “YESSSS” and “Pass the chocolate chip cookies and wine, so we can get through this thing called life ’til Friday?” Good to hear […]

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Pear and Plum Puff Pastry Tart with Blue Cheese

by heidi October 21, 2014
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So much for the peaches I’ve been hoarding in my crisper. Those babies sadly saw the heave-ho, because while they looked blushed and perfectly ripe on the outside, the inside told a very different story. So much for saving the best for last. But they made way for another farmer’s market […]

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Friday Faves

by heidi October 17, 2014
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What a glorious season this fall has been. It’s already mid-October and snow has yet to hit the front yard and wreck all of the Halloween decorations Smudge and I have crafted for our spookalicious spook alley. Glory yes! Thank you so much to those of you who sent me feedback […]

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Sweet Corn, Gouda and Farro Risotto Plus 15 More Farro Recipes You’ll Love Forever

by heidi October 16, 2014
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Move over quinoa, there’s a new grain in town. Well, now, wait a minute. Farro is far from new with its roots running deep, deep, deep (pun intended) and this ancient grain is making major waves in the foodie scene. The 90′s were all about couscous (which I still adore), […]

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Crushing on Jessica Merchant of How Sweet It Is, an Obsessed With Cheese Mac and Cheese Recipe, Plus a Giveaway

by heidi October 15, 2014
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One of my favorite quotes from Jessica’s cookbook refers to her cooking philosophy. “There is no exact science as to how I began cooking my own recipes—but that’s just it: I started,” she says. ” If you want to learn how to cook and how to put your own spins […]

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