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Reader Request: Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

Unfortunately, I missed last week’s cover cooking challenge due to stomach issues. Fortunately, I’m a big fan of comfort food and have a ton of easy, warm recipes to make when my tummy is in recovery mode. One of those recipes … Continue reading

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Super Easy Dinners: Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe

I’ve mentioned before that almost never cook anything that makes fewer than four servings. It doesn’t make sense in small kitchen. Ingredients are sold in larger portions than are needed for just one or two servings, so I’d be stuck trying … Continue reading

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The Cover Cooking Challenge, Week 2: Bon Appétit’s Short Rib Pot Pie

Walking by the newsstand yesterday morning, I couldn’t help but stop and stare at the gorgeous pot pie on the cover of Bon Appétit. From the flaky, salted crust to the glistening pearl onions, it looked simply delectable. The problem? The … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Smitten Kitchen

Most people who know me know that I am obsessed with Deb Perelman’s blog Smitten Kitchen. Deb is perhaps one of the greatest examples of an amateur chef who gained world renown through blogging creative and easy-to-follow recipes. Though she … Continue reading

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