My Dad recently went out on a fishing trip off the coast of Point Pleasant, NJ. The mission: catch Striped Sea Bass. The boat took off at 4am and drove out to the perfect spot for catching. He came back with a bounty and shared the wealth with my sister and I. Which has led [...]

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Overnight Oats

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January 14, 2015 · 0 comments

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Short cuts are great. Especially when they make your morning routine run smoother. Like making cold brew the night before. Or programmable coffee makers. Overnight Oats is right up there. A great breakfast to make and eat on the run. A great morning helper on a camping trip. Or just sit on your couch at [...]

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Pear Cranberry Pie

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January 13, 2015 · 0 comments

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I have a bucket list I created a couple years back. It is as follows: 1. Hang with Three Toed Sloths in Costa Rica 2. Go to Memphis and sit in on the Reverend Al Green’s Sunday service. 3. Drive a Cadillac Coupe deVille on hydraulics 4. Get a hug from Action Bronson 5. Chill [...]

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Make these tart and sweet limey bars. Forget about the frigid temps outside and pretend you’re in Key West. Speaking of Key West – I took a short cut/lazy move when it came to the ingredients for this dessert. Originally the recipe called for key limes. Key limes are super cute, kind of hard to [...]

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Taylor Pork Roll Sammie

Taylor Pork Roll

January 7, 2015 · 0 comments

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Taylor Pork Roll – a New Jersey staple I have grown to love over the years. My Uncle used to make the best, curing any morning mend needed. So now when I’m on that side I make sure to pick up a small red box for nostalgia sake.   Taylor Pork Roll Sammie 1 slice [...]

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Winter Kale Salad

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November 19, 2014 · 1 comment

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I’m headed to Nashville tomorrow to celebrate one of my main lady’s birthday. There will be a lot of Fat Bottoms, Meat and 3’s, Bluegrass, and as much Prince’s hot chicken as I can get my hands on. Whiskey at Corsair, Honky Tonk at Robert’s, lunch at Monell’s and then roll me outta there. Which [...]

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French Onion Soup

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November 17, 2014 · 0 comments

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I’m not going to lie, the first 5 or so minutes of making this soup are awful. And by awful I mean tears, tears and more tears. Soupy song cry. Guess you could always get these to combat the waterworks. But this soup is so good that the cry is worth it. Because in the [...]

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Cornbread and Honey Butter

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November 10, 2014 · 0 comments

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There’s nothing wrong with a little indulgence. Especially when the ingredients are super simple and take no time at all. Treat yo self. Cornbread 6 TB melted, unsalted butter. plus more for baking dish 1 C cornmeal ¾ C all purpose flour 1 TB sugar 1 ½ tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ¼ [...]

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Brunswick Stew

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November 7, 2014 · 3 comments

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My Grandmama has always been an inspiration to me. I was named after her and have always admired her greatly. And she is one of the main reasons I decided to start this blog a couple years back. Lucy Hagan raised eleven children in Norfolk, VA. Making countless meals to feed thirteen hungry mouths. On [...]

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It’s that time of year where my crafty brain starts getting into holiday gift mode. And who doesn’t love a personalized something or other? To get your astrology constellation template simply turn to good ol’ Google. There are a ton of templates to choose from. Print your favorite one out, trim it down and you’re [...]

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