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Recipe: Chocolate Chip Pecan Pie

Thanksgiving always reminds me how much I love pecan pie and this year was no different – except that my sister had bought a chocolate pecan pie so good it made me wonder why I hadn’t made one before. It’s … Continue reading

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Recipe: Pecan, Coconut, and Chocolate Chip Blondies

Now is the time of year where I want to start baking again. I can’t stand to turn on my oven in the summer so baking (and, let’s be real, any involved cooking) goes right out the window for 3-4 … Continue reading

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Recipe: Sweet Cinnamon Apple Cake

It’s Fall so I know that means you’re going apple picking soon. I also know that means you need some apple recipes. I, too, went apple picking last weekend and consulted the all-knowing Smitten Kitchen for the question of the … Continue reading

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Recipe: Peanut Butter Pie with Chocolate Ganache

My husband is a peanut butter fiend! Lord help me. All we need is an Oreo pie crust in the house to get him in a psychotic frenzy about peanut butter pie. That said, I’ll make any excuse to top … Continue reading

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Recipe: Baked Corn & Leek Risotto

Pay·off (noun, informal): the advantage or benefit that is gained from doing something the return on an investment To me, risotto is the one recipe I make with the biggest payoff. You spend hours stirring, adding chicken stock, adjusting the temperature, testing … Continue reading

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Recipe: Six Ingredient Strawberry Shortcake

When I think of homemade strawberry shortcake I don’t usually think easy or simple; I think pastry dough, lots of lamination, kneading, cutting in butter, etc. After some research I found a few reputable recipes that were way simplified vis-à-vis … Continue reading

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Restaurant Recreation: Fogo de Chão’s Pão de Queijo (Brazilian Cheesy Bread)

Have you been to Fogo de Chão? It’s one of our favorite restaurants! Fogo de Chão is a Brazilian steakhouse with 20+ locations across the US and Brazil. Their claim to fame is their “gaucho style” meats which are fire roasted and … Continue reading

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