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Bruschetta Eggs

Sometimes it feels like I have the eating habits of a (very sophisticated) toddler. When I find something I like, I want to eat it exclusively and constantly. That’s how it’s been since I made these bruschetta eggs a few weeks ago– nothing sounds better to me, and I try to make sure we always […]

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Breakfast

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Pimientos de Padron

Today I have a quick and fun recipe for you– with a video tutorial! (I know, I’m nervous and excited about that.) We love Pimientos de Padron, and I couldn’t believe how simple they are to make. You should be making these all summer, in my opinion.All you need is some peppers, a pan, oil, […]

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Sides

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Spanish Tuna Salad With Roasted Red Peppers

Well Friends, we have our first official recipe from Spain today!  This tuna salad with roasted red peppers is one of the first things we ate when we visited, and is now a weekly staple– they serve it at the beach bars near our house!  When we head to the beach after Jeff gets home […]

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Mains

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Slovak Sunday Bone Broth Soup (Guest Post)

Hi Everyone!  As you know, we are in the midst of our transition to living in Spain right now.  We’re in ournew home, and we’re working on getting settled in and the 101 details that come with this season.  In the meantime, I have some guest posts I’m excited to share with you, on the […]

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Mains

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Steak Frites– the Perfect Celebratory Meal

While many people were starting their diets on January 1st or eating black eyed peas and greens, we were indulging in our favorite celebratory meal– Steak Frites.  Today I am celebrating again, and rather than sharing just one recipe with you today, I’d like to do the whole fantastic meal– in honor of releasing my […]

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Mains

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Whole Roasted Chicken with Lemon & Rosemary

Roasting a whole chicken is one of the first things a home cook should learn, in my opinion.  First of all, it’s really much simpler than you’d expect– and you end up with a confidence-inspiring presentation for your table.  Roasting a chicken fills your home with warm, delicious smells, and then provides you with another […]

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Mains

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Making Fermented Mushrooms

As the temperatures get colder, mushrooming season is coming to a close.  Making fermented mushrooms is a perfect way to extend the life of your fresh mushrooms, whether foraged or store-bought. Today I am sharing a recipe from Oh Lardy’s Guide to Fermenting Fruits & Vegetables.  I think you’ll love it. Making Fermented Mushrooms What […]

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Condiments & Sauces

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Fermented Rosehip Soda

It’s a great time of year to collect rosehips.  They are all over the place here in England, where my family is living at the moment.  Rosehips are popular wild sources of vitamin C, have numerous herbal benefits, and they have a really nice flavor. The problem is that they can be a bit hard […]

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Homebrewing

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Caramelized Apple Dutch Baby (Grain-Free)

I have to tell you about my latest favorite fall breakfast.  It’s a variation on the Almond Dutch Baby (which so many of you have loved!) made with gingery, caramelized apples.  This breakfast feels fancy, but it’s pretty easy.  So worth taking the time to caramelize some apples. The Caramelized Apple Dutch Baby This recipe […]

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Breakfast

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Talking About Fermentation

Hey there!  I wanted to let you know that I had the chance to do something fun and unusual this week.  I was a guest on The Fermentation Podcast.  I really enjoyed chatting with Paul about fermented foods in the Philippines, my favorite ways to make all kinds of fermented drinks, and my best advice […]

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Homebrewing