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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Pigs in Blankets with a Twist

  There's just something about a pig in a blanket. Maybe it's because they make us feel like we're 8-years-old again. Maybe they remind us of the BEST SUMMER EVER when we were teenagers. Regardless. I've seen these...

Maple Whiskey Chicken

Grab a fork and put on your fat pants. This is one of my favorite, super indulgent, weeknight chicken dishes. I'm the first one to admit that this will never be called health food. It's chicken...

3-Ingredient Coconut Ice Cream (Vegan, No Cook & Totally Amazing)

OK, so you guys know me: I'm all about butter, heavy cream, meat, and bacon. But ever since I wrote my ice cream cookbook, Slushed!, people have been asking me about making vegan ice cream....

Maple-Glazed, Bacon-Wrapped Apricots

Forget candy, this is my kind of treat. A friend sent me the link from someone's Facebook page, and I knew I had to try them right away. So simple. So delicious. Sweet. Salty. Fragrant with...

Mile-High Apple Pie

This ain't your grandma's apple pie. I baked it in a cheesecake pan, for a towering 3-inches of apple-pie goodness. This pie is my riff on Dede Wilson's Deep-Dish Sour Cream-Apple Pie from her amazing...

Caramel Apples w/Toasted Almonds

Want to see a tableful of people light up like a bunch of 8 year olds? Serve caramel apples for dessert. Depending on how chill your crowd is, caramel apples can be an awesome—and totally...

Roast Goose: Two Recipes (Plus, What To Do With a Smoked Goose)

Pssssst, hey you! Your goose is cooked! Mwahahahahahaha. Wait. Make that geese. I've been waiting for weeks to be able to say that. (It's the little things. Such a dork, I know.) This is my first experience cooking...

Apple Cider Cake with Cranberries and Walnuts

Fall's officially here, let the baking begin! Apple and cranberry is such a classic New England combo when it comes to Autumn desserts. This cake gets a double apple punch from fresh apple cider and sliced...

Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream

Somebody save me. I almost always gain a couple of pounds in October, and I swear, this ice cream is a major reason why. 'Tis the season here in beautiful Salem, Massachusetts, though. The season...

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Maple Soy Glaze

  OK, so for years, I hated Brussels sprouts. They were like nasty little cabbages. I had only seen them steamed, or worse, boiled. Roasting them made a believer out of me. Seriously. I swear, it turns them into...