Homemade Bread – The Perfect Thanksgiving Contribution

A perk of living abroad – you have American friends who are desperate to cling to American traditions and you have British friends who are fascinated by American gatherings that revolve around eating and want to partake. AKA multiple Thanksgiving celebrations and #allofthefood. (Our British friends – “Do you really eat marshmallows on sweet potatoes?!?” My answer:…

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Crostata – The Chameleon of Desserts

Nowadays, recipes are available like never before. Pinterest boards are full of pumpkin spiced pie crusts, Instagram feeds are swimming in #bakinglife #foodporn. And that doesn’t even touch on the innumerable recipe collections available as eBooks and hard covered books. In a world saturated with food blogs, you may wonder why I bother sharing my…

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The Great British Tradition – Sunday Roast (Chicken)

Since moving to London, we’ve experienced a variety of British customs. The full English breakfast, cream tea in Cornwall, queuing at any opportunity, eating Turkey on Christmas Day (our American families eat Turkey on Thanksgiving and Ham on Christmas). But one of our favorite traditions that we’ve whole heartedly embraced is the classic Sunday Roast.…

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Boeuf Bourguignon

Family dinner was the rule, not the exception, in my house growing up. It was a steadfast mandate that my younger brother, Tim, and I were only allowed to miss family dinners once per week for social activities. Of course, school-related requirements were an exception. When I was very young, I didn’t question it. I…

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