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Irish Stout Beef Stew

Irish Stout Beef Stew

If you’re looking to serve something other than the usual corned beef and cabbage on St. Patrick’s Day, this Irish Stout Beef Stew is a delicious option. Morsels of tender beef, and chunks of sweet carrots in a rich gravy with a slightly malty flavor – so good! And even if you’re not a beer…

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Apple Dutch Baby

Apple Dutch Baby

So what exactly is a Dutch Baby? A pancake? A popover? I would argue that it’s both. A puffy pancake, cooked in a skillet, but with a yummy custardy texture (similar to a popover or Yorkshire pudding). Either way, pancake or not, don’t think of this Dutch Baby as just a breakfast food  – it’s…

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Make Your Own Facial with just 2 ingredients

DIY Facial Oil

This simple, 2-ingredient oil is something I make at home and use every day to keep my skin healthy-looking and glowing. I love that it’s made with pure oils, so I don’t need to wonder about what ingredients I’m putting on my skin, and it works for nearly all skin types (including oily skin!). For…

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Braised Red Cabbage with Pears

Braised Red Cabbage with Pears

Braised red cabbage is one of my favorite side dishes – especially when it’s chilly outside, and I need a vegetable dish to accompany a hearty meal, like a roast or some homemade pierogi. It’s also a beautiful, colorful dish that’s perfect for any holiday table. This recipe is one that I wrote for Capper’s…

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