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Salty and Sweet: Dipped Clementines

Cooks have always known this simple rule: salt brings out the flavor in things. I’m not talking about over salted snacks that make your mouth run dry and send you searching for water like a man lost in the desert. No, I’m talking about the subtle kiss of salt in dishes, especially sweet dishes, that makes you close your eyes and pause a bit to revel in the bliss of

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Quick and Easy Treat: Affogato

It’s hot. It’s humid. I still want my coffee. Really, there’s not much that separates me from my daily infusion of caffeine. But sometimes the oppressive summerness makes one have to get creative (here’s how to make iced coffee two ways if you’re feeling the need). There’s also something about summer that ramps up my usually dormant need for ice cream (it’s the heat, it does things to my hindbrain).

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FroséPops

It’s May, which means it is ALMOST summertime (I see you taunting me, freshly filled pool) and summertime means: POPSICLES. And because popsicles aren’t just for the kiddos, I present to you FROSÉPOPS. Yes, friends, you read that correctly: boozey popsicles because sometimes the sickly sweet popsicles found in the freezer aisle just won’t cut it. Added bonus to homemade pops: no startling blue tongues. Rosé starts showing up in

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Stout and Oatmeal Brownies

It’s March, which means one thing: St. Patrick’s Day. I mean, I guess it could mean a lot of other things … but for me this month is all about corned beef and cabbage and the LACK of it that I will be eating. But just because I will not get to revel in the deliciousness of my typical St. Patrick’s Day dish does not mean I will not be

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Peanut Butter Banana Dog (and People) Treats

These are technically dog treats. Technically. But they’re also people treats. THEY ARE TOO. Four ingredients (well, six if you decorate your people treats with chocolate and fluer de sel) that’s it, four ingredients and you get to have some amazing treats for your four-legged friends or, well, yourself (no judgment here, I have been snacking on these treats ALL day long … WUT?). Before you feed these yummies to

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