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These Puff Pastry Bundles are filled with grilled asparagus, salami, smoked gouda, & garlic herb cheese spread and topped with Smoked Sea Salt Flake

s. They are such an easy and elegant appetizer, brunch dish, or perfect for meal prep!  So are you a ‘bulk‘ shopper? Meaning no one really needs a 4lb bag of fresh asparagus but when you’re at one of those warehouse stores and you see it for super cheap, you tend to buy one (or three if you’re me). You’d think for how much I spend on groceries I’d have 14 kids and am feeding my neighborhood. But that’s the life of a Chef and food blogger. I’m that person that will do a one-and-done recipe. Meaning I never make a recipe once and then post it. Oh no, the Engineer in me would force me to lose my mind....

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Crispy roasted potatoes, topped with melting cheese and plenty of crisp bacon are a great side dish (or main dish!) for any meal

These really are the best ever Cheesy Potatoes! I’ve served them with eggs for breakfast and with herb roasted chicken for dinner. However you serve these potatoes, there is never a bite leftover. The secret to this potato recipe is an extra long roasting time and a good drizzling of bacon grease. The smoky bacon flavor is in every bite and the extra minutes in the oven leave the edges of each potato nice and crisp with a fluffy center. The recipe is really quite simple, it just requires a little extra time in the oven. Luckily, there is very little actual work involved, making this my kind of recipe! I’ve served these potatoes on their own as a main...

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Blueberry Bread (Bread Machine)

I’m… making a lot of bread lately. I’ve found that being stuck at home and baking seem to go hand-in-hand. And when I’m planning out breakfast, bread just happens to be my new go-to. I guess that could be due to the fact that I got a new bread machine a few months back now. This Blueberry Bread really hit the spot. It’s light and fluffy and full of blueberry goodness. A slice of this for breakfast with some butter, jam, and a side of fresh berries is a beautiful way to start the day. I lightened this bread up by using an unsweetened almond milk and plenty of blueberries. View fullsize I would have used a whole wheat flour,...

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