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Appetizers and Drinks

Easy Garlic Hummus

I'm not usually an organic nut. I buy it when I can, but I don't fret over whether or not something is organic, or whether there's a few ingredients I can't pronounce. If I'm buying a Reeses or a bag of French fries - which, admittedly, doesn't happen often nowadays - I'm not freaking out about the long list of chemicals ...

A Basic Bruschetta

I adore bread. Although I've adapted some recipes on this blog to be lower carb, I try not to think about the c-word while I'm eating (no, not that c-word). I am a firm believer that bread is the most important meal of the day, and it should be eaten whenever possible. So it should come as some surprise that, until this ...

Spiked Hot Chocolate: A Christmas Miracle

I don't know about you, but the semester has put me into full-on humbug mode until now. I did not want to participate in anything, especially anything festive or merry. I was the worst Grinch around, I'm surprised that my heart didn't turn black completely. But now that finals are over, that heart has begun to grow a ...

Stock Pot Apple Cider

I awoke this week to the scent of Fall in the air. A crisp cold seeped in through windowpanes and doorways and settled into my bones. Everything felt like it slowed down just a tad, the way it does when summer says its final goodbye for the year. The feeling was completed when the first frost swept through and covered the ...