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Bacon Braised Rice
I received three notes yesterday from three people. Where is this recipe, where is that recipe, where is the other recipe? Three notes, three people, three recipes. It told me I had fallen behind on my blogging. I thought about why this had happened and the...

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Amaretto Honey from Eataly
Amaretto Honey (center) and Apricot Mostarda (right). The honey steals the condiment show at Eataly in Chicago. This is a picture of a jar of amaretto honey in Eataly Chicago. They served it with an Italian meat, cheese and bread platter and my friend Tamel...

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Zucchini Tart
Dear Lauren, I've absolutely fallen in love with Sheet Pan Suppers cookbook. You cook the whole meal on one sheet pan! Clean up is a breeze and of the ten or so recipes I've made, all but one has been outstanding and the other one was still good! I've given...

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Kitchen Musings Today
Dear Lauren, Back in December of 2014, I sent a note to a young woman and told her I thought she should check out 37 Cooks , that I thought she would be a good fit for the group. She eventually did and a little less than one year later she joined the group....

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Gingersnap Cookies and Molasses Cookies - The Same Cookie
This cookie post is always going to be my favorite. It involves all of my favorite things. My husband, my friend, a grandmother, and sugar. Did you see the photo that I made as big as I possibly could make it? Those cookies are GOLD in this house. For about...

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Corn Pudding
Dear Lauren, After the Kentucky Derby in 2015, one of Dad's lawyers had a barbecue at his house afterward. Everyone fell in love with this dish - it sounds so basic and kind of uninteresting but somehow it wasn't! The host's mother made it for the party. Sh...

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Kichen Musings Today
Dear Lauren, Back in December of 2014 I sent a note to a young woman and told her I thought she should check out 37 Cooks, that I thought she would be a good fit for the group. She eventually did and a little less than one year later she joined the group. H...

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Overnight French Toast
  Dear Lauren, I have dearly loved French Toast my entire life. I've seen overnight French toast recipes from time to time for years but thought, why would anyone want to mess up a perfectly amazing breakfast by letting it sit overnight in a casserole? I im...

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Chocolate Pretzel Crispy Squares
Top tray! I baked for only one family before Christmas. And actually it was on Christmas Day! So technically not before at all! No, I wasn't too busy, too booked up with holiday affairs. Not at all. Next year I'll do better, that is my pledge, and I serious...

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Debbie's Lake Travis Peanut Butter Chocolate Ritz Cookies
Making these cookies is so easy and requires no baking. I learned how to make them when we stayed with my parents in Texas over the holidays. I don't think we'd been there ten minutes when my dad walked up to me with one of these cookies, trying to get me t...
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