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braised chicken with shallots

Braised Chicken with Lemon, Shallots, and Thyme

I’ve been told that there’s a few things you should own by turning 30. A dutch oven is one of them. After a stroll through a big box store, I made a fantastic discovery. A dutch oven from one of my favorite brands at a fraction of the price. You can get yours here. Needless to say, this dutch oven inspired this recipes. Using a whole organic chicken, this chicken is delicious and falls off the bone. With lemon, shallots, and flavors of fresh thyme, this is sure to become a healthy comfort food for fall.

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roasted carrots and lentils

Roasted Carrots and Lentils

There’s something about hearty food when it comes to the fall. With notes of cinnamon, cumin, and coriander, this recipe boasts more exotic flavors and spices. It a great way to embrace comfort foods and coziness, while still remaining healthy. (We love the addition of turmeric to this recipe for all of it’s health benefits. Before tossing carrots, make sure to put on a pair of gloves so your skin stays clear of yellow dye.) Placed on a large platter, this dish is visually impressive and stretches any food budget for gatherings.

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apple galette

Apple Galette with Bourbon Caramel Sauce

With the start of fall comes with the flavors of all things pumpkin, cinnamon, and spice. With this recipe we’re taking a step back from the typically pumpkin flavors and are embracing the taste of the apples. With a flakey, buttered shell, and finished with the drizzle of a bourbon caramel sauce, this dessert is a crowd pleaser and embraces the rustic side of baking. (An added bonus, getting to use my beautiful Kitchen Aid mixer.)

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turkey burgers sriracha aioli

Turkey Burgers with Sriracha Aioli

We’re working on our grilling skills for the upcoming holiday and absolutely love this recipe. Made with turkey, it remains light. Combined with flavors of soy and sriracha, slider size, and a pretzel roll, this burger is hard to beat. Let’s fire up the grill and get cooking!

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red white and blue salad

Red, White, and Blue Salad

In honor of the upcoming holiday, we opted to share a healthy side. This salad is amazing and one of our favorite creations to date. With nuances of flavor it texture, the profiles are robust and far from a standard barbeque side. There’s the subtle sweetness of berries, the bite of red onion, crunch of raw almonds, and the punch of roquefort blue cheese. It says festive, looks stunning, and isn’t overdone.

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