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cheeseboarding

Recipe: build your own cheeseboard My parents did a lot of entertaining when I was growing up. It was something I was vaguely aware of as a little kid. Kris and I would belly flop onto my parents’ bed and…

wild mushroom, fennel, & camembert pot pie

vegetarian wild mushroom, thyme, camembert, and fennel pot pie for thanksiving, christmas, or cozy winter nights by Beth Kirby | Local Milk

The goal with this pie was to create a new holiday tradition. I’m southern, and nothing says Thanksgiving like pie, but they’re usually sweet pies. This works as both a meat free Thanksgiving main for those in need of a…

Maple Pumpkin Pudding Chômeur {gluten-free, refined sugar-free}

Gluten-Free Maple Pumpkin Pudding Chômeur

This gooey pumpkin pudding chômeur (aka pumpkin pudding cake or self-saucing pudding) tastes like warm pumpkin pie smothered in butterscotch, only far simpler. Gluten-free and refined sugar-free, too. This dessert goes by many names: Pudding cake.

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Healthy-ish Thanksgiving

Healthy-ish Thanksgiving

**This is sponsored in partnership with Walmart and SheKnows Media. We are 5 days away from Thanksgiving. Are you ready to feast? This year, I’ve partnered with Walmart to bring this fresh and healthy Thanksgiving menu that features: Orange and…

Citrus Rose Sidecar

Citrus Rose Sidecar

**This is sponsored post in partnership with Tropicana Premium Drinks® . All opinions are my own.** I cannot even believe we are less than a week away from Thanksgiving. I’m not even close to being ready. Things are hectic, as they…

Thanksgiving Recipes


Burnt Sugar Soufflé with Chocolate Sauce

This is such an elegant dessert, that is quite easy to make, but takes some timing to get it into the oven and puffed properly. Once you take it from the oven it will slowly start to deflate, so get…

sticky toffee pudding with mascarpone butterscotch

sticky toffee pudding with mascarpone toffee sauce

I’ve been meaning to make some form of sticky toffee pudding for at least a few years, ever since a friend of mine first waxed lyrical about one she’d had at a pub near our offices called the Shakespeare.  At…

Buckwheat Apple Galette with Maple Walnut Frangipane {gluten-free, refined sugar-free}

Buckwheat Apple Galette with Maple Walnut Frangipane {gluten-free, refined sugar-free}

This gluten-free buckwheat apple galette epitomizes fall baking with the warm flavors of maple syrup and maple sugar meeting tart apple slices and toasty buckwheat. Free of refined sugar. This post was created in collaboration with Coombs Family Farms. It’s…

For the Love of Brussels Sprouts: Recipes for Holiday and Everyday

A collection of awesome, amazing and delicious brussels sprouts recipes from @whiteonriceWe’re beyond obsessed with brussels sprouts. But not everyone is always on-board with us and we know that. We’ll get some random comments on blog posts or Facebook posts about how folks truly dislike brussels sprouts. It’s totally true that…

small victories

Recipe: chocolate almond macarons (sucre cuit method) It looks to be another warm November here in the Colorado Rockies. Sure we have gotten some snow, but mostly we’re getting sun and warm – which are the nemeses of snow. I’ve…

Cheese Blintzes

When I was a kid, in the 70s, my mom, my uncle, Jay, and I would go to a tiny Ukrainian restaurant on 2nd Ave in NYC called the Kiev.  Finding a table was nearly impossible; I remember it being so crowded that…

Orange Citrus Smoothie Parfait with Currants and Orange & Cranberry Granola

Orange Citrus Smoothie Parfait with Currants and Orange & Cranberry Granola

**This post was sponsored by Trop50 juice beverage.  All opinions are strictly my own.**   I’ve never been a dieter, but I do believe in balance so with the cookie season in full swing, I’m searching for ways to curb…

Golden Vegetable Chickpea Minestrone with Lemon Parsley Oil

Golden Vegetable Chickpea Minestrone with Lemon Parsley Oil

A medley of fall vegetables, loads of parmesan, and bright lemon parsley oil make this cozy golden vegetable chickpea minestrone sing. This post was created in collaboration with La Brea Bakery. In many ways, I have La Brea Bakery to…

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Pecan Praline Sauce