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Erica Kastner
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Phone Friday! I'm talking seaweed snacks, sprouted wheat, and giving you a peek at my messy kitchen: 

http://butteredsideupblog.blogspot.com/2015/04/seaweed-snacks-sprouted-wheat-and-messy.html
Fresh bread! I participated in the Joy the Baker x King Arthur Flour Baking Boot Camp. It was fun and I got fresh bread out of it. Seaweed snacks! Helen LOVES these. Which reminds me, I need to buy more... ...
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New on Buttered Side Up: Creamy Leek, Asparagus and Bacon Tagliatelle! 

http://butteredsideupblog.blogspot.com/2015/04/creamy-leek-asparagus-and-bacon.html

#pasta   #asparagus   #bacon  
Writing definitely does not come easily to me. Sometimes it is SO difficult for me to write up a recipe. I'll have my photos all edited and inserted into the post, only to have them sit in a draft for days because I cannot th...
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It's Monday! Yay? I hope you guys had a lovely weekend.  Here are some things that I've been loving lately. Enjoy! You guys. I had no idea that SMEG makes small appliances! This toaster is just adorable. If onl...
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This post is dear to my heart: How to Make Chicken Broth in a Crockpot! Come read about my worst kitchen disaster and share your own in the comments:

http://butteredsideupblog.blogspot.com/2015/02/how-to-make-chicken-broth-in.html
Homemade chicken broth can be so easy when you use a crockpot/slow cooker! One of my scariest kitchen mishaps actually involved homemade bone broth. I had a pot bubbling away on the stove. Suddenly, we had to leave t...
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As I've mentioned before, I first started getting interested in health when I was a teen. I was passionate about recreating "junk food" with healthy ingredients. My sister and I would fry our own potato chips in coconut oil. ...
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NEW on Buttered Side Up: Korean Shrimp and Rice Porridge!

http://butteredsideupblog.blogspot.com/2015/03/korean-shrimp-and-rice-porridge_30.html

#Korean   #Rice  
There's nothing like getting sick to make you appreciate the things you are able to do every day. Last week Reuben fell ill with a fever, chills, headache: the whole shebang. I followed a few days later. We were so miserable ...
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This Thai Peanut Butter & Bacon Burger via +Meseidy Rivera sounds amazing. 

http://thenoshery.com/thai-peanut-butter-bacon-burger/
A Thai inspired burger topped with bacon. A combination that knocks your socks off. This Thai inspired burger is the perfect balance of savory and sweet.
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For Helen's birthday I made her a coconut flour cake (gluten-free, grain free, paleo-friendly). 

Get the details on the blog: http://butteredsideupblog.blogspot.com/2015/02/a-healthy-cake-for-helens-2nd-birthday.html

#paleofriendly   #glutenfreebaking   #grainfree   #cake  
OUR LITTLE GIRLIE IS TWO! The last couple of years have definitely been the most challenging of my life (so far). I have learned so much, about myself, about how hard it is to be and mom and wife at the same time, about how...
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You guys, this pizza was so much fun to make. All of toppings pair so well. The sweet figs balance out the savory bacon and feta. It feels so fancy but it's pretty simple to make. Reuben thought that the flavors were reall...
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Have you ever had Hot Chocolate, made with chopped chocolate instead of the usual cocoa powder? It is so rich and delicious. 

Here's the recipe: http://butteredsideupblog.blogspot.com/2015/01/hot-chocolate.html

#drink   #beverage   #chocolate   #recipe  
{This post was originally published on February 1, 2011 on Cooking for Seven. This is a mighty fine cup of chocolate, my friends.} Yesterday, I had a completely new experience: homemade hot chocolate. Not the kind...
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