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Holiday Stovetop Pecans

Posted December 19, 2017

During the last week, I sent a holiday letter to all my subscribers — there are nearly 10,000 of you — some of whom I have not connected with in a long, long time. And even though you must be incredibly…

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Apple Pie Bourbon Cocktail and I Miss You

Posted December 13, 2017

I’ve been hiding away at my diningroom table writing my second cookbook. I’m excited to finally get that book in your hands but sad to be away so long. Hi, I miss you. I decided to do something about that…

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Bread Salad Days: Summer Cornbread Panzanella with Honey Dressing

Posted August 15, 2017

Everything changed when we “discovered” panzanella. Suddenly salad could have chunks of bread and the definition of “greens” began to shift to include all manner of decidedly non-leafy fruit and vegetables. A classic tomato-mozz-basil-and-ciabatta became our go-to potluck offering and…

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New Kitchen Tradition: Banana Bread Granola

Posted May 31, 2017

Too many spots. It was an unspoken rule. When the bananas had too many spots they were turned into banana bread. No matter the kitchen – my mother’s, my aunt’s, my grandmother’s – the bananas were, without question, carefully separated…

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