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Nibbles and Noshes

Meagan InTheNews, links, NibblesAndNoshes

Today’s favorite reads from around the web… The 1964 New York World’s Fair Through Found Color Photos Brisket Pizza. This is going on my list of things to cook this weekend. A $3.50 hot dog won a James Beard Award. The bacon-wrapped frank must have sealed the deal. A Prince-inspired cookbook? Yes, please! What’s your […]

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Nibbles and Noshes

Meagan InTheNews, links, NibblesAndNoshes

Nibbles and noshes from around the web… 10 budget-friendly hotels that are really cool (and 2 right here in Austin!) Great list of streaming shows to binge on during these cold winter months The history of Star Wars as told by the NY Times Cooking from Sixteenth-Century Fairy Tales Waiter collects 8,000 tiny artworks made […]

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Sarafinas's Kitchen | Slow Cooker Apple Honey Pork

Slow Cooker Honey Apple Pork Loin

Meagan main_course, slow cooker

Recipe from The Magical Slow Cooker INGREDIENTS 3-4 lb. pork loin (I use a center cut) 2 granny smith apples, sliced and divided 1 white onion, sliced ½ cup butter, sliced ¼ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. pepper ½ tsp. cinnamon ¼ cup honey ½ tsp. dried thyme or a few sprigs of fresh Slow Cooker […]

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Broccoli Casserole

Meagan sides, vegeterian

Delicious, made-from-scratch casserole! With the use of Greek yogurt and whole-wheat breadcrumbs, it’s also a lighter version. Recipe from Kristen’s Kitchen Blog INGREDIENTS 2 ½ pounds broccoli florets, cut into bite-size pieces (about 8 cups) 6 tablespoons butter, divided 1 cup finely chopped crimini or button mushrooms ¼ cup flour 1 cup milk (whole or […]

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Pomegranate Gin Cocktail

Meagan beverages

I was in charge of the cocktail for the New Year’s Day meal at my parents’ house, and I knew I wanted to do one that had gin at the base. After searching Pinterest, I can across this one. It’s refreshing and easy to put together, even in a large batch for punch. Recipe courtesy […]

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10×40 : 40 Days to Go

Meagan 10x40, Uncategorized

So, here we are, readers. My 10×40 cooking goal list is still incomplete.  6 down. 4 to go. I don’t want you to think I haven’t been cooking. I’ve been cooking a lot.  But these still linger, waiting to be made. As my 40th birthday draws closer, I find myself making excuses to not finish […]

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Eggplant Parmesan

Meagan main_course

Recipe adapted from The Fit Cook   1 medium eggplant, sliced into 1/2-inch rounds 1 medium tomato 1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese (or mozzarella) 3/4 cup whole grain bread crumbs 1 tsp dried oregano 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes 1 egg 1 ball smoked mozzarella salt + pepper olive oil 1. Preheat the oven to […]

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My Kitchen Remodel and Unexpected Side Effects   

Meagan journal

We started a major kitchen remodel last Wednesday.  It was packed up and off-limits the Sunday before that.  That’s almost two weeks without the room in my house that is my solace. My place to recover after a long day of work. My world to be creative and cook. The room where we gather as […]

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