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Cottage Pie

Cottage Pie (or Shepherd’s Pie made with ground beef instead of ground lamb) is the ultimate comfort food . . . a good old meat-and-potatoes dish for a cold day or when you’re in need of some “stick-to-your-ribs” food. . .

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[photo - toast with Julia Child's 6min soft boiled eggs - yum!]
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Julia Child’s 6-minute Soft-Boiled Eggs

When the new facebook cooking and cookbook group I’m a part of chose Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking as their Jan 2017 cookbook I was psyched! Since breakfast is my jam (in case you don’t know), I was super excited to find she had a recipe for 6-minute soft boiled eggs . . .

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lentil soup
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Lentil Veggie Soup

I’ve been SO in the mood for warm winter soups lately. Even though I’ve made lentil soup maybe four or five times in the past (which didn’t turn out) I thought I’d try again. Here’s the new one I tried recently. . .

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Creamy [Dairy Free] Roasted Root Vegetable Soup

Soup is one of my all time comfort foods. I’m so excited to share this recipe with you today! The star ingredients in this soup are: carrots, sweet potatoes, cauliflower, bell pepper, and some delicious spices — no actual cream. . . I’m lactose intolerant, so dairy free is the way I like to be with soups.

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DIY Montreal Steak Seasoning

Recently I made a recipe that called for “Montreal Steak Seasoning,” but I didn’t have any on hand. So, I had to look up the ingredients, hope I had them and do it on the fly. Not only is it more affordable this way, there isn’t all of the extra preservatives and I can leave out the ingredients I don’t like — win / win! I thought I’d share share the recipe with you. . .

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