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Glazed Carrots with Honey and Ginger

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  I am, admittedly, not the best at getting enough vegetables. I even bought a book called Vegetable Literacy to try and help me out. It goes very in-depth on vegetables, breaking them into families and how they are related and can be used together along with a heap of […]

Desserts, Drinks

Sinfully Decadent Hot Chocolate

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  My wife and I recently moved to Utah. Before moving, we made a pro and con list to help us make the decision because it would be such a big life change. We ended up with seven to ten items on each side of the list. The freezing cold […]

Baked Goods, Desserts

Fall Spiced Pumpkin Pie

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  Growing up, my mom did almost all of the cooking. If dad stepped in, then it was usually to grill something. But every once in a while he would surprise us all. And one fateful Thanksgiving day he decided to make pumpkin pie. Then he did it the next […]

Desserts, How To Tuesdays

How to Make Whipped Cream

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  If your only experience with whipped cream comes from a frozen tub or aerosol container, then you are in for a treat. Whipped cream is super easy to make yourself with either a hand mixer, a stand mixer, or an immersion blender with a whisk attachment, and just a […]

Baked Goods, Entrees

From Scratch Chicken Pot Pie

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  For me, a good chicken pot pie is the quintessential comfort food. A perfectly golden-brown crust blankets a medley of vegetables, chicken, and sauce to bind it all together. Mmmm mmmm mmmm. It’s an impeccable balance between the flaky crust and velvety guts. My family has always referred to […]

Baked Goods, How To Tuesdays

How to Make the Ultimate Pie Crust

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  One of pie’s many virtues is the ability to transform into so many different things. Savory. Sweet. Custard. Fruit. Chicken. Vegetables. Baked. Fried?! (wait, you can fry a pie?) Filled. Top-crust. Basically, there are infinite options. But a pie needs a crust. And for most pies, a shortcrust pastry […]

Entrees, Sides

Comfort Food Mac and Cheese


  Cook macaroni. Add cheese. Eat. Ok, it is a little more complicated than that, but not by much. Though straight cheese on noodles does sound delicious. (mental note for future recipe ideas…) But this recipe starts off with a roux, then becomes a béchamel to which we add shredded […]