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Brats with Bacon Braised Cabbage

This is a goody.  Simple and satisfying as a small meal, or add a side of some sort and serve it as a “normal” meal. Makes 5 servings, takes 45 minutes Ingredients Pack of 5…

Perfect Manhattan

Laurel’s Perfect Manhattan

I have shared a Manhattan recipe before, and it’s a great recipe.  But it is also a few years old, and as I’ve aged, my tastes and understanding of cocktails have changed.  In general, I…

Fortune Teller Cocktail

The Fortune Teller Cocktail

This is a cocktail that I stumbled upon creating sometime last summer.  Having bought a fancy cocktail book for a friend’s birthday and subsequently thumbing through it, I happened upon a recipe for a cocktail…

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Monte Cristo Palmiers

Monte Cristo Sandwich Inspired Palmiers

A friend was having a birthday brunch/football game gathering over the weekend. It was a combination of fancy brunch and football game.  That’s a potentially tough line to walk.  You don’t want something that’s too…

Matcha Spritz Cookies

Matcha Spritz Cookies!

I am in full-on holiday food hoarding mode.  This usually manifests in me taking  a few days off work in mid-December and burning myself out on baking for the remainder of the winter.  This year…

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My mom took me on a wine tasting weekend for my 30th birthday

And it was such a blast!  For my 30th, my mom wanted to take me on a trip, and I know that Craig gets stressed with leaving the dogs at home when we go places…