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Melanie Bryant, MFA
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Food is always the place where the story begins and where it ends.
Food is always the place where the story begins and where it ends.

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The best loaf you'll ever make is just hours away!

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Love and Lamb Bolognese
Rich, Simple, and So Delicious I Couldn't Stop Licking My Bowl I started off my Saturday morning at 4 AM when I peeled myself off the heated mattress and put one foot onto the cold wooden floor of this almost 100 year old house. Even rising that early left ...

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Hello National Hot Toddy Day!
An Better Cure for Whatever Ails You Could there be any better timing for a National Day recognizing that wonderful wintertime companion--the Hot Toddy? Well, after over 10 inches of rain in 10 days coupled with life in a nearly 100 year old house and teach...

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A Southern Breakfast Bowl
I Hit Gold Cleaning Out the Fridge I love flipping the calendar page to a New Year--it's a perfect blank slate, a time to start fresh, set goals, and plan for the months ahead. January is always a lazy start, too, as people slowly get back to work and in th...

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Mr. B's New Orleans Style Dungeness Crabs
Herbaceous Buttery Goodness Awaiting a Crusty Piece of French Bread This December, our traditional roasted Dungeness crab fest took a turn to Mr. B's southern roots as he tweaked his recipe and served up an amazing batch of deliciousness. For those not in t...

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A Christmas Quiche
Flaky Pastry, Dense Custard and Layers of Mushrooms, Spinach and Comte Cheese I'm not even going to try to pretend that I only eat quiche at Christmas, because this delicious French classic has been a favorite of mine since I first discovered how easy it is...

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Lover Come Back
Keep Him Home with Crispy Pork and Potato Hash with Eggs Monday mornings are hard enough on their own, but when Mr. B wakes up energized and ready to tackle the world, I need a trick or two up my sleeve to keep him home long enough for a good conversation a...

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Pucker Up
Myer Lemon Season: Let's Make Lemon Curd Is it a coincidence that the grayest, foggiest weather comes along at precisely the same time that winter citrus season hits full swing? I'm not convinced the timing is mere chance. Perhaps, this serendipity is natur...

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A Toast to Winter
Dense, Delicious, and Loaded with Sharp Cheddar I have a deep appreciation for every season, but I particularly love winter. I like that darkness comes late in the afternoon and that the sun rises early enough to flood my bedroom with that bright, clear lig...

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California Dreaming
The  Ultimate Vegetarian Sandwich Eighteen years ago today, I threw caution to the wind, packed a suitcase, loaded my cat, Isabella into her travel carrier, and boarded a jet plane to California and I've never looked back. Mr. B and I lived in a beautiful, ...
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