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November 18, 2019

Guys....Thanksgiving is just around the corner! Like...the shortest, smallest corner! I love me a good ol Thanksgivin. It's the day to stuff yourself until you can't breathe and it's totally acceptable and forgiving. I always love a side of potatoes, whether they are mashed, baked, mixed with pounds of butter and cream cheese, twice baked, roasted, hassle back'ed, loaded, scalloped.....should I go on? How many ways are there to make a potato? I mean there are chips, fries of all shapes...it's limitless. 

But for this dish...I made au gratin. Bu...

November 11, 2019

Cinnamon rolls are that morning kiss you didn't know you needed. I freakin LOVE cinnamon rolls. I mean, who doesn't? I just recently had cinnamon rolls...like...yesterday. I had gotten the classic go to tubes of course, the ones that used to scare the crap out of you when you peeled it open? But now..they don't ever pop and you gotta smack the end of a counter with it....what ever happened to the peel pop anyway? Am I the only one who has noticed?? 

But but back to cinnamon roll love - regardless of how you eat them, store bought...dairy f...

November 4, 2019

Anything served with cheese is an ultimate winner in my book. Beer Cheese?? faaagetabouttih. Call that a wrap! I would get a bath with beer cheese. Don't look at me like that.....like you wouldn't.....? But WHISKEY Cheese???? Have you ever heard such a thing???? Buckle your belts, kids.

But this isn't just any ordinary pretzel nugget - this is another spin off my favorite shot "pickle back" This is a pickle infused pretzel dough with a Jameson infused cheese.

I'll let your head wrap around that for a sec.

This is a pretzel dough I've always come...

October 30, 2019

Is everyone ready for Halloween tomorrow? There's this huge uproar currently because tomorrow is supposed to be a rainy, rainy day and people are wanting to switch Halloween to Friday. I mean when I was younger and it rained on Halloween my dad would drive me house to house - you just manage. Don't be changin the date of Halloween people!

I've gotten all my bags of candy ready in this cute little black Halloween bucket. Funny thing is...nobody ever visits me, I am in an apartment complex. Looks like I'll have to eat it all myself!

Now onto bigge...

October 21, 2019

Anyone sick yet, like me? This major change in weather has my immune system face planted into the ground! While trying to get in all my vitamins and veggies over the weekend, as I binged watched movies **motionless**on the couch, I was craving something hearty. And this whole roasted chicken was, IT. I am never too pumped working with whole chickens because it skeeves me out just a tad but really, it's one of the easiest things to cook and so simple! 

I wash and pat the chicken dry before working with it. Anyone else wash their chicken bef...

October 16, 2019

What is it about soup in the colder, rainy days? Because I don't know about you but soup never actually "fills" me up but boy do I craaaaave a bowl of hot steamy, gut warming soup as soon as my hands start to become cold on the reg. And what better than a classic french onion soup.

I NEVER used to like onions, maybe it was just a "kid" thing. My parents would put fried onions in everything imaginable when I was just a child and I always thought they were icky! I was around late teens when I started to actually enjoy onions and it was French Oni...

October 7, 2019

Ahh, hello October.

What does one eat during the month of October? Pumpkin EVERYTHING. And with these crisp mornings rolling in, what pairs well with a nice cup of hot coffee or tea? Scones.

Scones are so underrated. They are cute, flaky, rustic and you can do anything you want with them -and by that I mean, the flavors and toppings are just about endless. Scones are the ultimate morning biscuits, they are known for their dry-ness so you don't even have to worry about over baking. So to me, this is a winner recipe.

Did I mention there's bacon?

The...

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I'm Carly Claire.

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