The first time I ever had chocolate pots de creme (pronounces poh duh crem), Sara and I were on a work trip in Des Moines, Iowa. Des Moines probably doesn’t come to mind when you think of culinary hotspot, but I’m telling you, the restaurants we experienced there were some of the best I’ve ever…

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Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is on its way, which means holiday shopping is in full swing! Black Friday is technically over, but we have all sorts of deals in the Our Best Bites Shop to get us through Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday! Things are going fast, so if you see something that fancies…

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Thanksgiving is just about HERE, y’all. That means Sara and I will be taking this week off to spend time with our families (and on our turkeys), but we’re not abandoning you–on Friday, Sara posted a round-up of some of our best Thanksgiving recipes and today, I’ve got some of our very best Thanksgiving desserts!…

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As we gear up for Thanksgiving next week, I’m pretty sure this is truth for anyone dining with kids  younger than 15: But if we’re being completely honest, the rolls are my favorite part, too. And the gravy. If I could have a Thanksgiving dinner made of just rolls and gravy, I’d be a happy…

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A few weeks ago I asked you guys about pie on Instagram.  I wanted to try some new ones and asked what your favorite, go-to pie was.  Several people mentioned Sour Cream Apple Pie and the funny thing is that I’ve tried a couple recipes for that over the years and nothing has turned out…

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There are a few recipes from some of our older cookbooks that are so fantastic that it feels kind of like a shame to not share them here on the blog as well.  This is one of them. This Chicken and Wild Rice Soup from our Savoring the Seasons cookbook is so perfect in so many…

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Ever since college, I have been madly in love with bread pudding. It wasn’t always the case–when I was growing up, bread pudding was kind of a second-class dessert made with leftovers and whatever we had lying around the house. It wasn’t until I was older when I realized bread pudding could be among the…

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Have you guys seen caramel chips popping up in your grocery stores?  The idea intrigued me so obviously I had to try them out in cookies.  Guys- THESE COOKIES.  I originally thought about putting them in a chocolate cookie, but my husband said I should go with a classic chocolate chip base all the way…

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This super popular restaurant favorite is loaded with cream, bacon, sausage and cheese.  Kate’s lightened up version is loaded with flavor and comfort!  This recipe is a family favorite in both of our families and so perfect for these cooler fall days.  It feels indulgent, but is actually light and healthy.  Get the full recipe…

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Sara and I have been blogging for almost 10 years now. That’s a long time, y’all. I was talking to a friend who had been dating someone for about that long and told them that was, like, dating, a marriage, a kid or two, and a divorce. So you’d think we would have a Honey…

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If I had to pick one and only one fall dessert that I’d eat forever, it would be Apple Crisp, hands-down.  It’s the quintessential autumnal comfort food with its warm spiced apples and crisp buttery topping.  It’s my go-to dessert when having friends over, or needing a quick family dessert.  Several years ago when I…

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This is a big day, you guys. Chipotle Chocolate Chili has been on our blog since 2008, the very first year we started blogging. It has won chili cook-offs. It has been a perennial favorite. It is beloved and a favorite (and for good reason–it really is so good. If you haven’t ever made, you…

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