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Category : BygFood

October 29, 2014 Tafari Cooks: Mac & Cheese

I was recently introduced to a new cheese the other day & I kinda fell in love with it. The cheese? Cheddar with caramelized onion from Trader Joe's!!! As I enjoyed it the other day with olives, peppers, & wine, I thought about how good the cheese would be in a mac &a

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June 20, 2014 Tafari Cooks: Macaroni & Cheese Waffles

So… I saw these macaroni & cheese waffles on Pinterest a while ago and fell in love with the very idea. After savoring the thought for months, I decided to pull the trigger and make the waffles happen.  It was a success. The process is detailed here but I tried sli

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April 12, 2014 Making Lemonade With A Twist

Yesterday, I attended my first BBQ of the short season aKa spring/summer or is it still winter.  It was last minute and typically, I like taking salads to cook outs but yesterday, I decided to do a quick and fun lemonade using what I already had on hand. - English cucumber -

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November 11, 2013 Buttery Buttermilk Biscuits

Had some good friends over for brunch today and made some peppered buttermilk biscuits. Everybody loves buttery biscuits…. And these were excellent with fig butter. Mmmmm!

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November 3, 2013 Autumn Harvest

Little known fact about me: I am not a fan of anything with pumpkin meat as ingredient. Period. No pumpkin lattes, pumpkin pie no pumpkin nothing. But I love the way pumpkins look. I actually find them to be quite beautiful and I do love toasted pumpkin seeds. I guess this is

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October 13, 2013 Bygbaby Cooks: Bacon & Brie Sandwich

If you're looking for an easy Sunday brunch sandwich that combines the best of all worlds... well, you have to try this. Have to! Ingredients: - Applewood smoked bacon - Creamy Brie - Fig butter - Pumpernickel The jump Off: Spread the fig butter (available at Trade

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August 25, 2013 Fried Snack: Fried Green Tomatoes

Summer just isn't summer without fried green tomatoes! And what a perfect Saturday to have them. I went a little extra & made pesto with basil from my garden and added a little creamy brie to make this snack more decadent for a midday boo up.

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July 21, 2013 Bygbaby Cooks: Couscous Salad

Ingredients: - 1 cup Pearl couscous - 1 cup Chicken stock - 1 cup White wine - ½ cup Extra virgin olive oil - ½ Small red onion diced - ½ Cucumber (diced) - ½ Red bell pepper (diced) - ¼ cup Green olives (diced) - 1 tsp Lemon zest - 1/8 tsp Cumin - 1/8 tsp Crush

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July 19, 2013 Giver of Bounty

When giving, one should give with love... When giving, one should give freely... When giving, one should give with an open heart...

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July 8, 2013 Bygbaby Cooks:  Roasted Potatoes with Herbs de Provence

Ingredients: - 2 pounds of fingerling potatoes - 1/2 tsp Sea salt - 1 tbsp Herbs de Provence - 3 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil The Jump Off: Preheat your oven to 350º Thoroughly wash then slice your potatoes in half or leave them whole if you're about that life.

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