Whole30 Round Two (With a Few Changes)

Well. It’s been nearly five months since I completed my first Whole30, and I’m ready for another go-round. This is Day 3 of round two, and I have a few thoughts I’d like to share on this second time through the plan! I’ll be doing things a little differently, while still keeping to the basic… 

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Braised Beef Cheeks with Dijon and Rosemary

Last weekend, I scored a great Craigslist find: a brand-spanking new Staub 4-quart braiser. The lady who sold it to me looked to be about my age, but with a dramatically different life — she and her husband had a toddler and a one-year-old, so there was no longer room in their house for extra… 

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Small Batch Cajun Hummus

There’re just two of us in my household (well, three if you count the beagle), so it’s a challenge to cook the things I love in small enough quantities that we won’t be wasteful. With some recipes, it’s nice to have tons of leftovers — I’m always happy to have extra beef or chicken broth… 

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Mussels with White Wine and Bacon

It’s been far too long since I’ve posted around here! Sorry for leaving you in the lurch, dear readers. I hope this delicious bowl of mussels makes up for my absence. About a month ago, things got real busy around here. My workload increased by about 50%, leaving a lot less brain space for personal projects. Now… 

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