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Fresh Corn and Thyme Cornbread

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Sweet, buttery, moist, crumbly, fresh corn cornbread, straight out of the oven. Just a bit too hot to handle, smeared with honey butter that melts into the cornbread. Ahhhhhh….. droooooooool……. As the story for comfort foods usually goes, cornbread was traditionally a staple in areas where wheat flour too expensive. Today, there are few dishes as universally loved as the simple, humble cornbread. We add …  Read more Fresh Corn and Thyme Cornbread

CategoriesRecipes · Sides and Appetizers

Carrots with Honey & Candied Nuts

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What is more gorgeous than a heap of colorful carrots, with their tops and wispy roots in tact, caramelized golden brown in spots, tumbling rustically on a platter? Maybe adding sticky honey, crunchy sea salt, a sprinkle of Pecorino cheese, and a handful of chopped candied nuts? I love a vegetable dish that’s as much a feast for the eyes as it is for …  Read more Carrots with Honey & Candied Nuts

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Roast Baby Beets, Dandelion Greens, Ricotta Salata

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I love cooking up a big family feast, and Thanksgiving is the best excuse to do just that. Thanksgiving is the perfect holiday because it revolves around eating, and no one is counting calories. More butter? Yes please! Every since my husband’s family discovered that I actually like making Thanksgiving dinner, I’ve been the de facto Thanksgiving side dish chef. I get …  Read more Roast Baby Beets, Dandelion Greens, Ricotta Salata