Canning Green Beans

In June, I wrote on Instagram that canning posts were coming to the blog in July and then a few weeks ago I started to get nervous and edited that text to say August! But it’s July 30th, I canned green beans with Grandma on Friday and now Read More

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Parmesan Garlic Roasted Potatoes

Taking a quick break from the Magnolia Table cookbook to bring you one of our favorite side dishes! But speaking of the Magnolia Table cookbook, I’ve since tried the meatloaf and chicken pot pie and will definitely cook both again (with slight modifications) to photograph and share with y’all! And that banana bread? Yeaaah, I’ve made that one three more times. If you make it, I promise Read More

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Fresh Tomato Salsa

As promised, this is part two of ‘taking your taco Tuesday to the next level’ and it’s all about the freshest tomato salsa. I suppose this could also be called pico de gallo, because I think they are pretty much the same thing. A small warning…making this will Read More

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Chickpea Salad

For the most part, I’m all about comfort foods this time of year. It’s cold outside, the ground is covered with snow, the winds are gusting and I can’t get enough soups, mashed potatoes and chicken and noodles. Not to mention Read More

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Bacon Brussel Sprouts Salad

To the person who made brussel sprouts the new cool veggie, thank you! As roasted brussel sprouts started popping up on appetizer menus at our favorite local spots we eventually gave them a try and I basically fell in love. For a while, roasted was the only way I ate brussel sprouts and then one day I tried a shredded brussel sprouts salad at Cooper’s Hawk (lovely winery I highly recommend for the food and wine!) and my love grew a little bit more. So for our family Christmas this year I decided to take Read More

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Roasted Butternut Squash and Cranberries

It’s Thanksgiving this week! I thought if I typed the words it may become easier to believe. At the same time, I’m that person who’s been listening to Christmas music since October so, theoretically, it should feel a little more like ‘it’s finally Thanksgiving’ to me. Nonetheless, the holidays have snuck up on us again, friends. For some that’s exciting and for others it’s the exact opposite. I’m stuck in the middle this year. Between my husband and I, we lost three family members this year. The holidays will have that ‘something missing’ feeling to us all. So how do you celebrate? Read More

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