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  • Apple Cider & Brown Sugar Glazed Ham with Hasselback Bacon Pecan Sweet Potatoes

    Friendship consists in forgetting what one gives and remembering what one receives.”—Alexander Dumas This Post is sponsored by Farmer John but all words, opinions, and enthusiasm for bacon and ham are my own! I am fortunate in my friends. They are some of the most generous people I’ve ever met. Their friendship is steadfast and […]

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  • Butternut Squash & Scallion Soup

    “October extinguished itself in a rush of howling winds and driving rain and November arrived, cold as frozen iron, with hard frosts every morning and icy drafts that bit at exposed hands and faces.”  ―J.K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix  This my friends is literally the fall and winter weather I […]

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  • Fall Vegetarian Chili

    “Eye of newt, and toe of frog,  Wool of bat, and tongue of dog,  Adder’s fork, and blind-worm’s sting,  Lizard’s leg, and owlet’s wing,—  For a charm of powerful trouble,  Like a hell-broth boil and bubble.  Double, double toil and trouble;  Fire burn, and caldron bubble.”  ― William Shakespeare  Who else is cooking up something deliciously […]

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  • Kalamata Muenster Mashed Potatoes

    Thanksgiving is upon us and with it, the pressure to whip up countless dishes to feed family and friends. Each year we all have our go-to recipes that we recreate, dishes that must make an appearance at our holiday table. Often, we have plenty of recipes rooted in history, and memory—recipes passed down through generations. […]