Easy Earl Grey Chocolate Mousse

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Do you have a superhero friend in your life? A friend who, just by living her (or his) every day life, they inspire you and love you and make you want to be a better person? A friend whose tenacity, strength, and inner beauty lift you up just a little (or a lot!) every time you’re around… 

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Roasted Cauliflower and Wild Mushroom Soup

Roasted Cauliflower and Wild Mushroom Soup | StrictlyDelicious.com

First things first, let’s talk chef’s knives. Do you have a chef’s knife that you absolutely love? I’ve been using the same sturdy stainless steel knives for the past few years, and I am ready for a more professional knife. For weeks I have been doing research on knives, German vs. Japanese; bolster or no… 

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Skillet Chicken with Preserved Lemon & Garlic Cream Sauce

Skillet Chicken with Preserved Lemon & Garlic Cream Sauce | StrictlyDelicious.com

Okay so… Skillet chicken. It’s nothing new, and the “recipe” for it has been making its way around the internet for years now. And for good reason. With just three ingredients and a cast-iron skillet, you can make the most decadent, crispy, crunchy, golden-skinned chicken you could ever desire. The method is simple. Heat about… 

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Honey Roasted Pears with Sea Salt & Rosemary Whipped Cream

Honey Roasted Pears with Sea Salt and Rosemary Whipped Cream | StrictlyDelicious.com

I think autumn in Richmond is my favorite time of year. (Sorry spring!) The days are brights and sunny with no clouds in the beautiful periwinkle-colored sky. The nights and mornings are chilly, perfect for pulling out my beloved fuzzy blankets, sweaters, scarves, and slipper socks. It’s the time to daydream about mulled cider, pumpkin chili,… 

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Creamy Baked Cauliflower ‘Mac’ & Cheese

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{Please excuse the photos in this post! I took them all a little late in the evening.} There are a lot of things about this world that will divide people. They’re not always violent divisions, but these things will clearly create differentiation between separate camps of thought. Ice cream vs. froyo. Lebron vs. Kobe. Pepsi vs. Cola…. 

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Easy, No-Churn Vanilla Bean Ice Cream without Sweetened Condensed Milk! (plus surprise topping)

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le sigh. It’s summer time, and all I want is creamy, sweet dairy desserts all up in my face. But do you know how impossible it is to find ice cream that doesn’t contain allergens in its processing? Trying to avoid corn and soy in ice cream is like trying to find an albino cow. There’s… 

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Asiago Cheddar Zucchini Au Gratin

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Alternatively titled “Unbelievably Cheesy Zucchini Au Gratin.” Alternatively titled “Decadent Zucchini Au Gratin that is worth tears of joy.” I might have wept tears of joy when I first tried this. I also might have struggled not to eat the entire pan in one blessed, blessed sitting.