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NEW on Buttered Side Up: Egg-Free Dark Chocolate Mousse! It's super easy to whip up, and it only requires 3 ingredients!

Get the recipe: http://butteredsideupblog.blogspot.com/2016/02/egg-free-dark-chocolate-mousse.html

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Can I be done being pregnant yet? It feels like this baby has been inside of me FOREVER. I'm excited to meet our little bundle of joy. And to be finished with this big belly. My due date is only a week and a half away! My...
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Check out my latest post on The Pioneer Woman's blog: How to Make Beef Broth! It's SO much better than store-bought. 

Get the tutorial: http://thepioneerwoman.com/food-and-friends/how-to-make-beef-broth/
Making broth is one of my favorite things to do in the kitchen. It just makes me happy. Not only is homemade broth frugal, it's very nutritious as well. It contains beneficial minerals, healthy fat...
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NEW on Buttered Side Up: Maple Candied Pecans! They're a bit addicting... 

Get the recipe: http://butteredsideupblog.blogspot.com/2016/01/maple-candied-pecans.html

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Some of my favorite snacks are a combo of sweet and salty. You don't have to choose between the two. And because your palate doesn't get overwhelmed by either flavor, you can eat more at a time. Which could be a bad thing, I ...
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NEW on Buttered Side Up: Birthday + Thrive Market Haul

See what I got for my birthday, and how old I turned! http://butteredsideupblog.blogspot.com/2016/01/birthday-thrive-market-haul.html
NOTE: Some links are affiliate. All opinions are my own. Before Christmas, I decided to make a purchase from Thrive. I stocked up on some basics, and bought a few Christmas presents as well. Here's what I got! Dark Salt...
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Check out my latest post on +Ree Drummond's blog: 3 Ways to Slice a Grapefruit!

Get the tutorial: http://thepioneerwoman.com/food-and-friends/3-ways-to-slice-a-grapefruit/
A grapefruit is one of my favorite things to eat for breakfast (or a snack) during the winter. It's a refreshing break from all the heavy holiday treats, and the vitamin C makes me feel like I'm wa...
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NEW on Buttered Side Up: KoMo Grain Mill Review!

http://butteredsideupblog.blogspot.com/2015/12/komo-grain-mill-review.html

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Note: Pleasant Hill Grain sent me this mill at a discounted price for review. All opinions are my own. When I reviewed the Mockmill Grain Mill back in September, I hinted that my dream mill would be a KoMo. The lovely lady ...
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Sweet and spicy, rich and a bit tangy. I love the flavors of gingerbread. But it wasn't always so. Growing up, I took a lot of my culinary cues from my dad. If he disliked the flavor ...
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I'm 38 Weeks Pregnant!

Come see a GIF of my belly from weeks 6-38: http://www.blog.ericalea.com/2016/01/38-weeks-pregnancy-update.html

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Check out my latest post on +Ree Drummond's blog: How to Make Mayonnaise!

Get the tutorial: http://thepioneerwoman.com/food-and-friends/how-to-make-mayonnaise/
So, why would you want to make mayonnaise at home when you can just grab a jar off the store shelf? For me, there are two main problems with store-bought mayonnaise: the ingredients, and the cost o...
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NEW on Buttered Side Up: I posted a roundup of the recipes/tutorials that I've done for +Ree Drummond recently.

http://butteredsideupblog.blogspot.com/2016/01/meanwhile-on-pioneer-womans-blog.html
I have been SO busy over the holidays that I haven't even had time to share the posts that I've done for Pioneer Woman recently. Let's get up to date! HOW TO MAKE HASHBROWNS It's a livin' shame when hashbrowns turn out mush...
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NEW on Buttered Side Up: Lemon Crepes with Whipped Ricotta

Get the recipe: http://butteredsideupblog.blogspot.com/2016/01/lemon-crepes-with-whipped-ricotta.html

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For some reason I've come to associate lemons with the start of January. They're tangy and fresh, kind of like the beginning of the year. You get a crisp, clean start. I haven't made any huge goals for this year yet. I'll ...
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Helen's first advent calendar! Come read what I put in each envelope: http://www.blog.ericalea.com/2015/12/helens-first-advent-calendar.html
This year, I decided to make an advent calendar for Helen for the first time. Advent calendars were never something that we did as a kid, but all of the cute ideas floating around Pinterest inspired me. It looked so fun! ...
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