What's Cookin' Mama?

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Chilly Days Beg for Chili 3-Way!

When I was about 16 years old I went to Ft. Thomas, Kentucky to visit my childhood BFF Melissa, who left me stranded in Florida at the end of our 7th grade year. Some...

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Setting Myself up for Success

After the birth of my twin boys I realized that if I was going to maintain any sense of normalcy (and avoid giving the big kids cereal for breakfast every day!) I would need...

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Sauce.

Growing up I had a good friend who came from an authentic Italian family. Her Grandpa’s name was Joe, of course. When they made marinara they just called it “sauce”, as if sauce doesn’t...

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Country Biscuits, my nemesis!

Over the past 10 years of toiling as I grind fresh flour with my little hand mill, in my gingham bonnet to keep the sweat out of my eyes…oh no…wait, I have an electric...

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Bulletproof Hot Cocoa

If you are a parent you have probably heard the expression, “More is caught than taught.” It is a reality I experience on a daily basis. For better or for worse, my kids emulate...