Bacon and Mushroom Potato Gratin

Bacon and Mushroom Potato Gratin

When preparing to test potential holiday recipes, I have a very short checklist that I go through when sorting recipes: Does it have cheese? Does it have bacon? Does...

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70 Thanksgiving Recipes

70 Thanksgiving Recipes

(Photo found on Pinterest, originally from Flickr.) Whether we’re ready or not, Thanksgiving will be here in just two weeks from Thursday. How did it already become the holiday...

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The Weekend Dish

The Weekend Dish: 11/3/2012

Welcome to the weekend! I hope that all of you have had a good week and that you’ve been able to stay safe and warm in the wake of...

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Election Cookies

The U.S. presidential election is only four days away, so I thought it would be fun to decorate some sugar cookies in the name of patriotism. I decorated a...

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Friday Things

Friday Things

1. I took the photo above last Friday afternoon during what I suspected would be the last trail walk of the season for my Chief Culinary Consultant and me...

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How To Make Compound Butter

Along with peanut butter and jelly, chocolate, and macaroni and cheese, bread and butter is one of those things that I could quite conceivably live on for an extended...

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Pumpkin Blondies

Happy Halloween! It’s hard to believe that it’s already the last day of October; talk about time flying! When we ushered in October I had only been back home...

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