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Julia’s Cream of Mushroom Soup

If Julia Child were alive today, she would have celebrated her 100th birthday on August 15th this year.  A few years ago, my mom gave me Julia’s “Mastering the Art of French Cooking” cookbook as a gift. My first glance through the cookbook was daunting, to say the least.  Scary ingredients.  Scary techniques.  Needless to […]

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“Slutty” Brownies

If you are dieting, BEWARE of this post! Paula Deen, stay out! I know you love butter, and this recipe has plenty….but you need to cut back on the fat and sugar, K? While making my weekly rounds of my favorite food blogs, Pinterest, and Food Gawker, I came across this recently posted recipe for […]

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Chocolate-Dipped Shortbread Cookies

If you’ve never had a shortbread cookie before, the best way to describe them is “buttery” and “decadent.”  They definitely are more of a traditional holiday cookie, but there’s absolutely nothing wrong with tradition.  These classic cookies get jazzed up with just the tiniest dip in chocolate 🙂 …Or a large dip.  Your preference. This […]

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Chicken with Tomato Herb Pan Sauce

When I get home from a long day at work, my first priority (…after securing an adult beverage) is trying to figure out an easy, fast, and healthy-ish dinner.  Every once in a while, we stray from healthy to succumb to our desires for things like mac and cheese or pizza, but for the most part we […]

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Lemon Shrimp Scampi

Welcome BSD food tourists!  You’re not the crowd that I usually cater to (no pun intended), but I’m happy to have you here. While I was making this for dinner Monday night, Jeff asked if he could feature the recipe on this week’s “Snacks on Snacks” post.  Correct me if I’m wrong, but I thought […]

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Weeknight Halibut

I’m going to make a bold statement here – I am going to introduce you to the EASIEST meal you will ever make. For those of you who have never had halibut, it is a delicious white fish that is meaty and filling, without smelling or tasting overly fishy.  It’s essentially a blank canvas to […]

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