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The Peanut Butter Lessons

Peanut butter was a staple at our house growing up. Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Peanut butter and banana sandwiches. Peanut butter on saltine crackers. Marshmallows on peanut butter on saltines (no chocolate), baked in the oven for somemores on … Continue reading

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Food for the Soul

I wasn’t having a very good day. It was work. It was my health. My usual Teflon self-confidence was AWOL. So when my noon meeting ended, I pushed back from the keyboard and headed out the door. A little comfort … Continue reading

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A Comfort Food Phoenix

I made chicken pot pie tonight — a family favorite — and Andy took a pic for Facebook. A few friends asked for the recipe, so I figured I’d post it on the website. But since it’s my recipe, I’m … Continue reading

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A Lesson from Your Tastebuds

Ever tried a new restaurant with a favorite dish on the menu, and been disappointed? You’re all set to enjoy a new take on that old favorite, you take a bite, and … bummer. It’s not the same. It’s not … Continue reading

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Sweetness on the Side

I remember my first taste of pure maple syrup. I was on a brunch date as an undergrad, at the Basil Pot in Columbia, South Carolina. I remember I ran out of syrup, and had to ask for more. Did … Continue reading

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Pizza Rapture

You know I love pizza. I can go on at length about the pizza in my life with no shame whatsoever. But tonight, I fell in love all over again. My taste buds are in a state of rapture that … Continue reading

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