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Charcutepalooza Challenge #2: The Salt Cure

This month’s Charcutepalooza challenge was The Salt Cure. Using Charcuterie as our reference guide, Cathy and Kim tasked us with making fresh bacon. If you’ve been reading my blog for

Buttermilk Panna Cotta

Last weekend, to celebrate my husband’s 40th birthday, we had dinner at American Bounty. Every aspect of the meal was terrific, but it was the Vanilla Panna Cotta with Winter

Blood Orange Salad with Kale and Avocado

I’m so tired of the cold. And the snow. Winter soups, stews, and other comfort foods are nice and all, but I’ve really been craving salads. Blood oranges aren’t exactly

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Homemade Protein Bars Take 2

One of my very first blog posts was this one for Homemade Protein Bars. That post has received a lot of traffic over the last year and a half. Apparently,