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(Re-blog)The legend of the artichoke — Cerise Chérie

Many stuffed artichoke recipes call for leaving the choke intact while stuffing and cooking. That doesn’t make sense to me, as there’s so much more space for the stuffing when this inedible part is removed. It’s an extra step, but 100% worth the effort. I start by steaming the artichokes, just long enough to be […]

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The Snow Is Coming

No one is ever excited for snow. Everyone I say this to almost always reacts with a groan, rolling their eyes and saying something along the lines of, don’t swear, watch your language, not the “s” word! I look forward to snow. I love snow. It’s like looking at a fresh clean slate. Like a […]