Spaghetti Carbonara

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Its very rare that I crave something in the true sense of the word and I am almost never an emotional eater, but very rarely — usually when something is just “off” about my day and I’m not quite where I should be in my spirit—I develop an intense gut-wrenching need to have a bowl… 

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Seared Scallops with Pea Puree and Crispy Prosciutto

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It is impossible for me to overstate just how easy this dish is… seriously… top 5 easiest dishes in my arsenal. But look how damn beautiful it is! Doesn’t it look fancy and complicated and serious? Well its not… its simple and sophisticated. In fact, this dish is almost offensively simple… Sometimes when I make this for… 

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Sausage Rolls

sausage rolls

When it comes to a filling, fun and impressive hor d’oeuvre, I really don’t know whats easier than these sausage rolls. These basically take two amazing things — pork and puff pastry — and present them in a perfect bite size portion that packs a flavor punch. The best part is that, depending on what… 

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Candied Bacon

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Last month, during my brief bout with veganism, (terrible… so so terrible) I attended an awesome brunch at my friend Toni’s house.  For 3 hours I sat in her living room while dozens and dozens of people oohed and aahed over the amazing candied bacon she made. It was probably the saddest afternoon of my… 

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