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Valentine’s Day, the Family Way

Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays you either love or hate. For as long as I can remember, I’ve genuinely loved it, so much so that I actually look forward to the day as February approaches. Some may call … Continue reading

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New Year’s Libations

New Year’s Eve is always a great night for festive beverages. Over here at the Panty Palace, we’re pretty partial to the classic “Hanky Panky,” however, there are other fun drinks to try. Here is a small selection of staff … Continue reading

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Recipe: Curried Pumpkin Soup

Here is one of my favorite autumn dishes. It’s healthy, satisfying, super easy to make, and vegetarian, too! It also uses pantry-staple ingredients, so it’s easy to whip up on a weeknight. Curried Pumpkin Soup (Serves 6) 1 cup skim … Continue reading

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Adventures in Pressure Cooking

I am a complete cooking geek. I love learning how to use new methods, and I am obsessed with gadgets. After watching a friend prepare dried black beans in a half-hour with no soaking, I decided I simply had to … Continue reading

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Recipe: Chocolate Marshmallow Pie

This recipe is sure to be a crowd pleaser; it sure was with my family! My sister and I made this for our family’s Valentine’s Day party and they loved it so much they requested it be made for every … Continue reading

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