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Bourbon Fruit Tea Punch via Bon Appétit [Drink]

I love punches and sometimes make a Dickens Gin Punch at Christmastime. The inclusion of my favorite tipple, bourbon, in this one makes me want to try it all the more. — Douglas   This recipe is from Vivek Surti … Continue reading

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Curried Tomato Tortellini Soup via 101 Cookbooks [Food]

Another recipe to try out and, perhaps, add to our Recipes in Rotation. With all this home cooking over the last (nearly) 3 months, adding new flavors to the menu is important. — Douglas   It’s a fortifying lentil and … Continue reading

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17 Porridge Recipes to Make While Hibernating This Winter via Greatist [Food]

Breakfast ruts happen to the best of us. But what do we do when we’re sick of oatmeal but still craving something comforting? That’s where porridge comes in. Typically made with finer grains, porridge provides the best of oatmeal but … Continue reading

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Pitcher Cocktail Recipe: Sparkling Rosemary Cider via Kitchn

This sounds quite tasty. I might make up a partial batch just to try it out before committing to serving it to others, though. — Douglas     Read Pitcher Cocktail Recipe: Sparkling Rosemary Cider via Kitchn * A portion … Continue reading

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The Fall-Inspired Sheet Pan Gnocchi We’re Making All Season Long via The Kitchn

This sounds like something to try. I could imagine using sweet potatoes instead of the squash, which I don’t  like as much. Certainly an Autumn comfort meal. — Douglas   With the holiday season quickly approaching, our schedules are only … Continue reading

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Tequila Old Fashioned Recipe via Garden & Gun

Even in the cocktail-forward South, tequila sometimes gets an unfair rep as the shot of choice for college kids, or something to hide beneath a margarita mix. But a fine tequila, such as Jalisco, Mexico’s Patrón Añejo, is aged in white … Continue reading

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The Meaty, Leftovers-Filled Pasta Savored By Tuscan Cowboys via Food52

This meat sauce sounds delicious and different enough from our other family ragu recipes to at least give it a try. I like the use of sage and rosemary. We don’t use a lot of those herbs here although I … Continue reading

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29 Egg Recipes for Much More Than Breakfast via Food52

“The Incredible, Edible Egg” — as the old advertisement used to say. I found several different recipes I want to try from this article. My favorites include Shakshuka Focaccia, Bacon & Egg Ramen. Savory Ris-Oat-to with Poached Egg by Ali … Continue reading

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Binging with Babish: Master of None Carbonara via YouTube

These short food videos have become part of my regular YouTube viewing. Babish tries to emulate foods from various TV shows and — when the show’s food is totally inedible — creaates a recipe you might actually want to make at … Continue reading

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Science: When to Add Salt During Cooking—and Why (It Makes a Huge Difference) via YouTube

This is something I learned through experience, but it is always great to have some research and science to back it up! — Douglas       What’s the role of salt in cooking? Is it important to add it … Continue reading

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12 Ways to Take Brownies Where They’ve Never Been Before via Food52

Check out these ways to kick up your brownie game. — Douglas   Where do your brownie loyalties lie? Are you Team Fudgy, Team Cakey, or Team In-Between-y? I’m a fudgy-as-a-truffle gal myself (Alice Medrich’s Best Cocoa Brownies are my … Continue reading

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The Best Bourbons for $20 and Under — Spirit Guides via The Kitchn

I’ve always had a sweet spot for bourbon as my go-to tipple, though I’ve never been one to chase the high-end of the market. Some of the most famous bourbons area unavailable no matter what the price, but I always … Continue reading

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A Trusty Trick for Cooking Without a Recipe (& Anxiety) via Food52

I’m always looking for tips, tricks and rules of thumb for cooking and this article contains some great info. Learn how the fat you choose affects the taste and style of your dishes and more. — Douglas   Say you … Continue reading

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