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Recipe: Diablo Spaghetti


I’m not sure what going on with my taste buds lately, but I can’t seem to get enough pasta in my diet. Every meal has had some sorta of noodled goodness lately. I recently went as far as making my own egg noodles one day. (You can find my Egg Noodle recipe here). I just can’t curb this carb craving. That’s why…

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Recipe: Rustic Herbed Flatbread


It’s autumn, my favorite season. It’s time to start transitioning into comfy sweaters and fuzzy socks. Unfortunately, the weather in South Carolina is so strange this time of year that I cannot fully commit a wardrobe. Yesterday, it was 73 degrees and rainy. Today it’s a balmy 42 degrees and dreary. I’m not going to let the overcast sky damper my day though, no way!…

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Recipe: Southern Pulled Pork


Nothing screams southern cookout like a big plate of pulled pork. Traditionally, the pork is wood fire smoked for hours and hours. barbeque, as we call it, is a main event. The crew of men spends the entire night, on through daylight, cooking the hog. Coals are tended to keep the temperature and smoke just right. It’s a delicate dance of…

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Recipe: Southern Slaw


I love a good summer cookout. Relaxing with friends in the backyard. Watching the kids run around laughing. Hunting for the perfect real estate that misses both the grilling smoke and the mosquitos. Then, having to move the chair five more times because no matter what, the dang smoke follows me. Some cold beer or a glass of sweet German Riesling makes for a perfect…

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Recipe: Hot Candied Pecans (Photo Tutorial)


Guess what, I adulted today! I made a recipe for my husband knowing darn well it wasn’t something that I was going to enjoy. But, today I felt like doing something for him. You see, there are two types of people in this world.  Those that live for sweets, like my husband. His favorite food in the world is pancakes – yes, you heard right.…

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Recipe: Blackening Rub


Are you a sucker for the spicy goodness of blackened chicken? What about grilled shrimp? Oh, I can’t forget about fish tacos! Fish tacos are the best, especially when they are coated with the right blackened seasoning. I love it when I can taste the smoky paprika and then feel the cayenne sneak up on my taste buds just in time for another…

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