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Food

Recipe Roundup: A Little Bit Nutty

This roundup has been gently aware that peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are something of an American favourite and so comes the inspiration for this week’s roundup: peanut butter. Peanuts aren’t technically nuts, but really, since when did science come before deliciousness?

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Food

Recipe Roundup: Going Bananas

This roundup loves bananas. Really loves them. So this roundup thought it was time to share the banana love. Get ready, it’s time to dive in!

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Food

Recipe Roundup: All About Indulgence

This roundup is all about indulgence. This roundup has not been doing any January diets. In fact, this roundup is indulging is great chocolate and great recipes.

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Food

Festive Recipe Roundup: Traditional Christmas Cakes

‘Tis the season to be jolly! ‘Tis also the season to bake traditional Christmas cakes if they aren’t already maturing in a cupboard. Usually consisting of copious quantities of dried fruit and alcohol, this is a holiday favourite. There are many different ways of putting this type of cake together, so let’s get started, shall […]

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

Whether crispy, crunchy, gluten-free, non-dairy, soft and chewy, or downright gooey, everyone has a favorite chocolate chip cookie.

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Food

Tried and True Smoothie Recipes

I have been trying really hard to eat “better.” Better, for me, means eating more often and trying to eat nutritionally dense foods. (Your “better” may look totally different from mine.) Typically, this translates to making sure I snack every few hours, making sure all of my meal plates have at least three different colors on […]

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We try it!

We Try It: Martha Stewart’s Crisp Brussels Sprout Leaves

Oh my god, y’all.

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Food

In Case You Missed It: Soup and Chocolate of the Day Recap

What’s better than a nice, hot bowl of soup on a cold winter day? And what’s better than stuffing your face with chocolate when you’re 100% done with cold winter days? Fortunately, we here at Persephone have got you covered for both scenarios. In case you missed them, here are all of our soup of the […]

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Food

Chocolate of the Day: Banana and Nutella Ice Cream

This recipe is more like a glorified smoothie than actual ice-cream. With Nutella. Best of all, there is no need to futz with making custard or finding yourself an ice cream maker.

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Food

Sweet Potatoes Three New Ways

I used to hate sweet potatoes. They were a funny color and not nearly as good as real potatoes. But I was a silly child, and have since discovered that sweet potatoes are delicious.

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Food

We Try It!: Cooking For One

Cooking meals and working with leftovers can be vexing when you’re cooking for one. That’s why, when my good friend Lauren introduced me to the concept of Grilled Chicken Veggie Bowls, I ran with it.

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Books

Book Review: “Brilliant Bread” by James Morton

My cookery books have been gently been growing in number over the years, but as of a couple of weeks ago, I still didn’t have one that was dedicated to bread.

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Food

5 Recipes I Totally Need to Make: Cold Weather Edition

Maybe you’re one of those people blessed with air conditioning, but I spent all summer sweating it out and not wanting to cook anything. After a while, there were foods I wanted, but the brain-melting temperatures made turning on the oven the last thing I wanted to do. Now, finally, it’s cooled off here and I’m […]

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Books

Book Review: The Mac + Cheese Cookbook

I love macaroni and cheese, but I’ve always been a little nervous about making it from scratch. The Mac + Cheese Cookbook: 50 Simple Recipes from Homeroom, America’s Favorite Mac and Cheese Restaurant by Allison Arevalo and Erin Wade makes it really easy to make delicious macaroni at home. Now you can’t stop me!

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Food

My New Obsession: Seasoned Salt

I love tinkering with the herbs and spices in recipes. Mostly this has just meant adding tons of garlic and onion powder to pretty much everything I cook, but when I found an easy recipe for slow cooker BBQ pulled pork, I decided to actually try the seasoned salt the recipe called for instead of […]