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Steaks on the Grill in Winter

In five hours we put together a lovely at home birthday dinner.
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Festive Pot Pies

Chicken pot pie with cookie cutter pastry cutouts can be fun and festive.
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Holiday Stewing

Time can stand a bit still when you take a day to prep a slow-braised stew.
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Cocktail Meeting for Twenty

There's nothing like offering to open your home in the first week of December to get the holiday decoration ball rolling. I hung the garland the day before our intimate meeting, but have yet to light the outdoor pots. I try and do a little every day. Slow and steady. And careful on the ladder!
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Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie with a side salad is a go-to comfort meal. Sometimes I get distracted, here I forgot to put the peas in the mix, so I simply served those on the side as well.
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Reunion Weekend

Three days of celebrating 50 years from high school, yikes.
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Basil Parmesan Mayonnaise

Scratch mayonnaise is easy, and so delicious. If you have a nice bunch of basil, be sure to give Ina's Basil Parmesan Mayonnaise a try.
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January Happenings

I'm really not sure where the time has gone, yet days like these are unforgettable.
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