Smokey Paprika Cauliflower

Fun fact: I haven’t turned my laptop on in about two months (until now). Crazy how we can do life with just smart handheld devices these days, isn’t it? I’m surprised little creatures didn’t crawl out from under the keys of my keyboard when I fired it up just now. Another fun fact: This was supposed to be a buffalo cauliflower recipe! ‘Twas not meant to be. I just wouldn’t have been able to sleep tonight had I labeled it as such. That’s a lie; I can always sleep. While it isn’t buffalo-y, it IS smokey, spicy, tangy and I’ll certainly make it again as a quick and simple side dish in the future. Smokey Paprika Cauliflower Continue reading

Mulled Apple Cider

I have no comment on how long it’s been since I’ve contributed… so let’s get to this mulled apple cider! Not only is mulling cider easy, it also makes your home smell amazing and it’s just cozy. Add a little whiskey to your cup and voila, party cider.

cider prep

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Spicy Greens and Garbanzo Soup

It’s soup season, y’all! Tis the season for taking out any repressed anger you may be carrying on chopping vegetables, ripping kale into shreds and throwing it all into a hot pot of onions and garlic. As long as you’re being productive, you’re golden. I apologize for the below photo. There’s just no way to make boiled kale look sexy and I’m really sorry about that.

Greens and garbanzo soup
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Small Batch Refrigerator Pickled Carrots

Refrigerator Pickled Carrots

I always imagined pickling to be some all-consuming full day task that resulted in an entire refrigerator/cabinets/storage unit full of pickled things and peppercorns in your bra. Little did I know there’s a much less involved version that takes an hour tops and is almost impossible to botch.

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Gin and Cherry Cocktail

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I was going to make festive 4th of July cookies but then I came into some cherries. Like, A LOT of cherries. Like, a weird amount of cherries. So, I thought to myself, “What’s more American than cherries? And I have a jug of gin! WHAT’S MORE AMERICAN THAN GIN AND CHERRIES??”

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