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Pumpkin Spice “Nice”cream

When my British husband first moved to Texas a few years ago he was a little baffled about the overwhelming obsession everyone in Texas seemed to have with the Fall season. Especially when it meant families dragging their sweater wearing toddlers to pumpkin patches for photos in 90 degree heat. […]

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Maple Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Fall Veggies

I know that fall doesn’t officially start until September 22nd but y’all, I. am. ready. This year’s Texas summer has seemed especially restricting with all the COVID related closures of indoor activities, especially for the kids and I am ready for some cooler weather and safe outdoor fun. And most […]

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Asian Green Bean Salad

Over Labor Day weekend we took the kids to the beach with some of my family. Now I typically pack snacks of the cracker variety for such outings so I was surprised when my Aunt Patricia pulled out a giant freezer bag full of marinated green beans from her cooler. […]

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Vietnamese Noodle Salad with Grilled Pork

Bún Thịt Nướng, or Vietnamese grilled pork with noodles, has been my preferred order at Vietnamese restaurants for YEARS (sorry pho). And for the life of me I can’t understand why, up until now of course, I had never thought to try making it myself at home because it is […]

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Marmalade Whiskey Sours

One of my very favorite ways to use preserves is in cocktails. They both sweeten and flavor your favorite drinks and bring out a lovely depth of flavor that you wouldn’t otherwise get. For this recipe I highly recommend using Preserve International’s Meyer Lemon Marmalade (linked below), but if you […]

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Barbacoa Beef tacos

This is one of those set it and forget it recipes that makes you remember why you even got that slow cooker in the first place. Rich, flavorful beef chuck roast is slow cooked to perfection with chiles and spices until it is tender and smoky. I love it in […]

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Chocolate “Nice”cream

When you’re in the mood for a frozen treat but don’t feel like an all out calorie splurge this “nice”cream is the perfect fix! 🍨 🍨🍨The base ingredients are frozen bananas and a little coconut milk. I went with a classic chocolate flavor by adding cocoa powder, a pinch of […]

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