Dear Friday

Dear Friday, Can I get a mimosa? Hold the orange juice. And the cup. You know what, if you could just pass me the champagne bottle- Nope, I’m great with popping it open. Yes, I’ll use my teeth (mom, look the other way). I’m just so tickled you’re here. And we should celebrate. Really we…

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Cornbread BLTs with Creamy Blue Cheese

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  I promise I won’t share another bacon recipe again for at least ten straight hours.     Things are just getting a little carried away ‘round these parts. It was BLTizza, then bacon pancakes, and really… I have standards. Very few, but still. I also won’t tell you again about how much salty bacon…

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Bacon Parmesan Cornmeal Pancakes

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I spent 25 years in pain and suffering. Pain and suffering and deprivation and denial and dark, dark sadness. Then I tried pure maple syrup. The world righted itself again. And happiness knocked on my door. I looked through the peephole, asked who it was, made sure I was wearing something (somewhat) publicly appropriate, and…

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If I Had a Million Flatbreads

  Let’s just say, hypothetically, that you were to buy flatbreads this weekend.  And then, let’s say, you were to decide that you would eat one buttered and blistered round for every single meal seven ways to next Sunday. With feta. And a coke. And a semi-permanent grease beard.     I only ask because…

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BLTizza

  Meet the BLTizza Bacon, lettuce, tomato, and izza. She’s awfully purdy.     On Sunday when I asked Daniel what I should make for lunch, he kissed me sweetly, told me to choose, but reminded me that he “doesn’t love BLTs" like I do. I smiled and told him, “oh, thank you for reminding…

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Slow Cooked Barbecue Pork with Mango Slaw

  Dear Mum, I made pulled pork last night, and…well…I just feel sour about it. No, not because the pork was bad.  In fact, it was sweet and saucy and smoky all at the same time. You know how I love that. And no, not because I will now have homemade barbecue sauce underneath my…

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