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Recipes for making dinner tonight or hosting a dinner party.

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Krayl’s Brussels Sprouts + Pancetta Ceasar Salad

As a kid Brussels Sprouts are a weird looking vegetable that my parents served for Thanksgiving or Christmas. They tasted bitter, looked funny and even smelled strange. Where did they even come from?? Fast forward just a few years – hold on Mc Fly – and they are one of my favorite vegetables to serve. […]

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Krayl’s Cast Iron Cornbread + Poblano Sticks

There are few things in life that can represent comfort of the past in the way food can… hopefully my Cornbread + Poblano Corn Sticks will soon be added to your short list of comfort foods. A familiar smell coming from your childhood kitchen, the aroma of soup brought to you, home from school sick […]

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Grilled Georgia Peaches with Buratta + Prosciutto

Here’s the scene. A balmy August summer night, deep summer in the south. The Mr. has a dinner meeting for out of town business associates and isn’t due home for another few hours. On the way home I stop and pick up the last copy of The New York Times Wednesday edition. I usually get […]

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Grilled Chicken Bread Salad with Peas + Romaine

Do you know how many times I buy or receive a magazine in the mail, thumb through it dreaming of making at least one of the recipes, then put it on down never to be looked at again. A missed chance to recreate one of the many no-doubt fabulous recipes that the magazines editors and […]

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Grilled Mexican Corn Recipe with Blue Cheese

In the farm world of yester-year there is a saying “knee-high by Fourth of July”. It means all is well with your corn crop and the growth is on schedule. Well these days you can get fresh corn as early as Memorial Day – or year round in some parts – but the I still […]

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Farmers Market Inspired Menu + Gathering

The summer entertaining season is upon us – at last it is time to open the windows, brush off the patio and invite your neighbors over for dinner outdoors. Time to raid the garden, or local market, for seasonal produce just off the vine and bunches of the freshest herbs available. Time to create a […]

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Navy Bean + Kale Soup Recipe {#SundaySupper}

White Navy Beans and chicken broth form the base of this soup made with fresh kale, celery, carrots and tomatoes. Simmer this Navy Bean and Kale Soup on the stove and warm up the kitchen as well as your family for dinner time. According to lore…The navy bean got its current popular name because it was a staple […]

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First Signs Of Fall: A Gathering Tablescape

Unlike other seasons that loudly announce their arrival, Autumn quietly comes to us, each day slightly cooler, filling our gardens and tables with the warmer colors of nature.  Travel slows from the summer months but has not yet hit its’ holiday stride, it is the perfect time to host a Fall Gathering at home and […]

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