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  • Focaccia2
    Dinner, Lunch

    Authentic Focaccia Bread

    In my kitchen, you’ll seldom find me happier than when I am baking bread.  Yeast breads are the comfort food of my youth and something I truly enjoy baking.  Focaccia bread is…

  • ButterDips
    Dinner, Lunch, Snack

    Sandi’s Butter Dips

    The recipe for Butter Dips is one of the most coveted family recipes that I’ve gained in my recipe book in the last year. These delightful tender biscuit like fingers go with virtually…

  • TopRecipes2014
    Food & Swine

    2014 Top Recipes

    These are the top reader-selected recipes on my blog for 2014.  There are still a few out there that I may include in a later post, but for now, all of the recipes…

  • 1ChickenBaconRanch
    Food & Swine

    Fancy Chicken Bacon Ranch

    The Chicken Bacon Ranch sandwich craze hit about 10 years ago and I was ON-BOARD.  Strips of chicken (grilled or fried), bacon, cheese of any kind and plenty of ranch dressing… how…

  • Extra1
    Food & Swine

    Pigged Out Patty Melt

    Bacon, Ground Pork, Caramelized Onions, Gooey Cheese, Country Bread… this is the ultimate pork-inspired, Patty Melt sandwich.  My husband approves 100% and tells me it blows my $17,500 Sour Apple Pork Burger out…

  • Bread Bowls
    Food & Swine

    Homemade Bread Bowls

    One of my very best friends brought the idea to me that I should host a baking class on homemade bread bowls and hearty soups.  Instead of hosting the class, I’m going to…

  • ButtermilkMashed2

    Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

    Thanksgiving is right around the corner and I’ve always said, the meal is as good as the mashed potatoes.  If you don’t want to spend the time to be overly fussy about…

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    Food & Swine

    Comfort & Cornbread

    My ultimate comfort food is any type of yeast bread (see: Simple Farmhouse Bread), but quickbreads like cornbread and apple bread come in a close second.  This cornbread recipe was born out…

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    Food & Swine

    Double Bacon Caramel Sundae

    Here’s a fine way to indulge a bit and get some savory with your sweet.  Double Bacon Caramel Sundaes are aptly named because there is a shot of bacon in the caramel…