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Curry Turkey Pot Pie With Homemade Butter Pie Crust

by heidi November 18, 2014
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Pie, pie, pie. It’s all anyone is talking about this time of year. Today I’m talking pie, too. But not just any pie. I’m diverting from the sweet side and heading South to savory to share my FAVORITE recipe: My mother-in-law’s Curry Turkey Pot Pie. And to make it even […]

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Buffalo Roasted Turkey

by heidi November 11, 2014
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After this bird shows up to the table, Thanksgiving may never be the same. Most people who know me, know that I am not what most would consider a traditionalist. Strike that. I do have some traditionalist tendencies, so I guess I’d consider myself a progressively wavering traditionalist. I’m a […]

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Easy Lemon Orzo Faux Risotto

by heidi October 28, 2014
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Say it ain’t faux! Yes it is! Faux ri-soh-tto to be exact. I’m a big believer in real stuff. Real butter. Check. Real friends. They’re the only kind. Real flowers instead of fake? Always. So why go faux with risotto? 1.  In my humble cooking opinion, using orzo makes this recipe […]

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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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