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Store bought spice rubs are a Godsend. Pre measured, pre packaged, just sprinkle and go. Minimal thinking required. My kinda shortcut.

Until, of course, you get hooked on a specific spice rub that happens to be seasonal while your addiction is year-round. So you sit there and wonder how you'll carry on. You wonder what you'll put on your steaks now.. You wonder if life is still worth living. You wonder if, perhaps, you're a tad too dramatic. ...continue reading Coffee Garlic Rub

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The first time I made challah I nearly cried. Ok, not nearly. I full-fledged cried. I was expecting instant success because I did everything right. However, I was left with dense (in a bad way), crumbly (in a bad way), tasteless (is there a good way?!) poor excuses for braided bread undeserving of being called "challah". I was traumatized for a bit and swore off the whole thing because, frankly, I don't handle failure all that well. ...continue reading Best Challah Ever — A step by step guide

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1523 croppedQuinoa has been "in" for quite some time now and yet so many people are still intimidated to make it. That stops right here, right now. Ya hear me?
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edited chickenThis recipe needs no introduction but I'll give you one anyway just in case. I've made this dish about a billion times and shared this recipe with hundreds of people who have gone on to share it with hundreds more and it's become a favorite in homes across the world. It's simple and so incredibly versatile that it's sure to become a favorite in your home too. I've made it many different ways and my current favorite is as listed in the recipe but feel free to omit or substitute ingredients and/or spices to suit your taste buds.
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