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Perfectly cooked pork tenderloin

Perfectly cooked pork tenderloin

I’ve been in a bit of a cooking rut lately so last week with a defrosted pork tenderloin in the fridge and no idea what to do with it, I took to Facebook to ask some of my lovely followers their thoughts. I was looking […]

Mussels Two Ways – cheap, easy, and made with BEER!

Mussels Two Ways – cheap, easy, and made with BEER!

Don’t run away! Mussels truly are delicious, affordable, and easy to make. Over the years I developed a love hate relationship with these shiny little mollusks. Love at first, then hate after a bad experience at a restaurant, and now, back to love. The mussel […]

Easy Swiss Chard and Cheddar Frittata

Easy Swiss Chard and Cheddar Frittata

Hi internet friends! I’ve been suuuuper busy studying up for the certified beer server exam (and hopefully certified cicerone soon after, ambitious, I know). BUT! In between study sessions I found time to make you this delicious and extremely easy frittata.  We had the opportunity […]

6 Months of LBLF Outtakes.

6 Months of LBLF Outtakes.

Sometimes I think that food bloggers take themselves a bit too seriously. There is actually an entire website dedicated to mocking the crazy things we say. It’s pretty hilarious, actually, you should check it out. I mean, don’t get me wrong, I love a 24 hour […]

The Easter Duck and PURPLE Carrots

The Easter Duck and PURPLE Carrots

For Easter dinner I made this ridiculously delicious duck breast recipe from Food52. This from a girl who has never made any form of duck. Ever. Pretty fancy looking, right? Are you drooling? I kind of am just looking at these pictures all over again. Even though this […]