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Brunch it Up

Buttermilk and Vanilla Pancakes

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        I can always remember spending summers at my grandmother’s house every day during the summer. She cooked a full breakfast EVERY morning and watched her story while drinking tea. I aspire to wake up every morning and make a full breakfast before starting the day- but […]

Baking, Sweet Life

Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

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  Most holidays always remind me that I’m horrible at gift-giving and would rather spend my day slaving over a stove than going to the mall for a gift. That’s how these cookie bars came along, me showing my appreciation for people through my passion- food! These cookie bars are […]

Collard Greens
Sides

Braised Collard Greens

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  Growing up, cooking collard greens before the holidays or Sunday dinner always seemed like such a long process. My grandmother would create a small assembly line to pick the greens, wash away all of the sand, and small snails laying between the leaves and rinsing for cooking.  As I […]

Instapot

Instapot Birria Tacos with consomme

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    Finally! I’ve written my version of Birria Tacos- the newest star of taco lovers’ lives (lol). Birria is a Mexican stew served at most celebratory events. It traditionally consists of stewed meats, chiles, seasonings, and sometimes even fruit. The dish can be made with red meats such as […]

Homestyle Creamy Mac
Pasta Dishes, Sides

Homestyle Creamy Macaroni

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        I come from a family of southern women who love to cook so best believe, I am the biggest fan of a “custardy”, baked macaroni and cheese. Like the Southern-Style version on the blog that has reached 1.3k views! However, this recipe has become one of […]

Vegan Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Instapot, Sides, Vegan

Vegan Mashed Sweet Potatoes

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        During the quarantine, I started cooking weekly meals for an older man who is vegan and was recovering from COVID. He orders mashed sweet potatoes every other week and I love it because I get to save myself a small bowl to snack on during cooking. […]