Hey there! I hope you’re bundled up! It’s full on winter now, I don’t think it’s kidding this time. While there’s not a lot of snow where I am, I do hear that for the majority of you it’s pretty intense. Nothing really you can do but cuddle up with a cup of something hot …

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I’m told this dish originated in India, but I’m not sure of its region. No matter really because it’s so good when you make it you’ll say it came straight from heaven! I love the simplicity of an exotically spiced stew and it’s a recipe that you can whip up with confidence.  Butter Chicken 4-6 …

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Beef Wellington is a special Christmas Eve tradition, a delicious treat looked forward to all year. It looks fancy because it is fancy. There are many steps but none of them too complex and I can tell you from experience that it can all be accomplished whilst completely faced. Beef Wellington 1 3-5 lb. Whole …

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Japanese chef Ryoya Takashima has a great YouTube Channel called Peaceful Cuisine. I’ve been enjoying it lately and using it to wind down. Ryoya’s presence is very mellow and his imagery is simple and, well, peaceful. The (no music) versions of the videos have a subtle ASMR quality that’s very relaxing. You can also learn …

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Hi, American readers! Did you have a nice Thanksgiving? Lots of leftovers? Good! When you’ve had all the turkey, cranberry, and mashed potato sandwiches you can stand, (what? you’ve never had mashed potato on your sandwich?) try this turkey chili it’s excellent for using up the rest of your leftovers! (for international readers bookmark this …

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I thought this was going to be hard. I’d always made pizza in my oven and it was good but not “ZOMG! this is the best!” I was a little intimidated to try on the grill, what if it stuck? Well, I needn’t have worried! It works wonderfully and now my homemade pizza is indeed, ZOMG! Basic …

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Hey there Wishers! I hope the holidays were joyus and your New Year’s hangover wasn’t too bad! I’d like to take this opportunity before we start in on our annual re-cap to thank you all for the continued support in 2015. So many new subscribers and lovely comments and emails, you’re a wonderful bunch! Thank …

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A very easy, very tasty, make ahead dish for taking to holiday gatherings. Wild Rice with Mushrooms 1 cup chopped Leeks 2 tablespoons Butter 1 tablespoon Olive Oil Salt and Pepper 6-8 cups Chicken or Veggie Stock 4 cups Mixed Mushrooms (Shiitake, Crimini, Rehydrated Mixed Dried Mushrooms) 1 1/2 cup Wild Rice (cooked) 3 cups …

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