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No-Bake Butter Pecan Bars, Vegan and Paleo

No-Bake Butternut Bars

Despite our warm weather the leaves are beginning to turn and the pro-and-anti Pumpkin Spice Latte factions are creating almost as much controversy as the election. In other words it feels like fall, and it is time to eat all the winter squash! Pumpkin is great (I am in the pro-PSL camp) but butternut squash […]

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Stubb's BBQ Bash

Stubb’s Barbecue Bash

Stubb’s sent me another box of goodies to try out, and  they offered to sponsor a backyard barbecue–honestly, who could say no to that? So a party happened, and it included a whole bunch of great food from our smoker and grill. Harrison used his expertise with the grill for the flank steak you see […]

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Carrot Cake Ice Cream with Honey

Carrot Cake Ice Cream

One of my most popular older recipes is Carrot Cake Ice Cream with Cream Cheese Frosting Swirl, and it is popular for a great reason: it tastes like frozen carrot cake!  Hard to go wrong there.  We are once again in farm-fresh carrot season, with the kind of sweet, young carrots that are perfect for […]

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Sriracha Bacon Deviled Eggs

Sriracha Bacon Deviled Eggs

This June has been HOT, so we have been using our outdoor grill and our smoker quite a lot, and dining on the deck.  Since we have chickens we still work eggs into our meals on a daily basis, and deviled eggs are one of my favorite picnic snacks.  I might have eaten some of […]

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Tandoori Lamb

Tandoori Lamb Kebabs

If you are lucky enough to live in Colorado you have the opportunity to try Noosa’s new spicy-sweet yoghurt* flavor, Blackberry Serrano.  Noosa sent me some free samples to try (along with the truly fabulous, limited-batch Blood Orange flavor, which is available even outside of the great state of Colorado) and while we were enjoying […]

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Salt Cod Fritters

Salt Cod Fritters

Salt cod is a food I have loved since I was introduced to it as an adult in the form of a creamy, pungent, garlicky Brandade.  It was one of those dishes that was a revelation, and I since that first taste I have sought out salt cod dishes wherever they have appeared on restaurant […]

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