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My Go-To Peanut Butter Cookies

To me, a peanut butter cookie should be slightly crisp on the edges, but soft, chewy, and moist in the middle.  And I find that a lot of peanut butter cookies out there are too dry, or too brittle, or … Continue reading

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Bacon Cheddar Scallion Breakfast Tart with Grits Crust

I think the most efficient way to convey how spectacularly delicious this tastes is to tell you about the night I made it.  I made the mistake of making this dish at the same time as dinner the other night, … Continue reading

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Santa Maria Style Tri Tip

When I was strolling through Whole Foods last week, my husband Pete and I stumbled upon some tri-tip roast on sale.  Since we all know I can’t resist a sale, we took it home with us, and fortunately for me, … Continue reading

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Blood Orange and Pistachio Salad

You may have noticed that the produce section looks a little grim this time of year.  The pickings are slim, and most of the poor little guys are underripe or overripe, and have traveled halfway across the world.  But thank … Continue reading

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Honey Walnut Shrimp

Honey walnut shrimp is my favorite Chinese dish ever, and is in my opinion, the best Chinese dish ever.  When I was younger and my family went out for Chinese food, we always ordered it, and there were never any … Continue reading

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Cherry Almond Granola

If you’ve never made granola at home before, the time has come. It’s just so easy and so much better than what you can get at the store (for a reasonable price at least). Furthermore, when you make it at … Continue reading

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Red Neck Eggs Benedict

When I ate at Elizabeth’s restaurant a few weeks back in New Orleans, I really enjoyed the duck waffle and praline bacon I had.  But I was let down by a dish I had there called red neck eggs benedict.  … Continue reading

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