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Walkers Shortbread

Scottie Dog Cookies. Recently I rediscovered an old favorite, Walkers Shortbread, the iconic Scottie Dogs shortbread cookie. Their Pure Butter classic is the definition of shortbread. Made in…

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In Blog, Food, The BL Minute

Maggie Austin Cake

Edible masterpieces. World-renowned cake designer Maggie Austin is sharing her craft with pastry enthusiasts everywhere in her first book Maggie Austin Cake: Artistry and Technique. Austin’s cakes are…

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In Blog, Food, The BL Minute

Pasta Carbonara

My favorite pasta dish. Pasta alla carbonara, or “coal miners” pasta, is hearty, delicious and cheap eats. All you need is spaghetti, eggs, nutmeg, bacon, olive oil and…

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In Blog, Food, The BL Minute

Spring Pesto

There’s nothing quite like a spring pesto. Spring has sprung and I’m tossing out the heavy cream sauces for something light. Pesto makes an easy and delicious addition…

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Breakfast Tacos

All your breakfast favorites wrapped in a warm tortilla. Born out of Austin, but famously praised in Los Angeles, breakfast tacos are a brunch essential. Let’s start with…

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Spirit Wednesdays: Rum

Rum’s comeback. Award-winning author Dave Broom has come back to the spirits scene with his new book, Rum: The Manual. This latest edition to his manual series covers everything from the history of rum’s sticky past…

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In Blog, Food, The BL Minute

Grilled Peaches

First cultivated in China, peaches are often the forgotten power fruit. Rich in phytochemicals that act as antioxidants, peaches have the ability to fight obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular…

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