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Buttermilk Biscuits

This is the winning biscuit recipe from a series of experiments I conducted to create a recipe that replicated my favorite biscuits from a trip to Atlanta. The recipe ingredients are simple, but together they make biscuit magic.

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Buttermilk Biscuits

This is the winning biscuit recipe from a series of experiments I conducted to create a recipe that replicated my favorite biscuits from a trip to Atlanta. The recipe ingredients are simple, but together they make biscuit magic.

Better Than Sex Cake

Better than Sex Cake is a sinful dessert with questionable intentions that gets to know you with a little devil's food cake, pours on the caramel, and finishes everything off with a little whip cream.

Baked Olives

Elevate a simple dish of olives by baking them for a few minutes before serving them to your guests. Baking the olives gives them a buttery texture and mellow flavor.

Classic American Tacos

This taco recipe is one of my favorite comfort foods. We regularly make up a batch of taco meat and keep it in the fridge for quick lunches and dinners.

 

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The Mysterious History of the Margarita

When you think of tequila cocktails, one thing comes to mind - the margarita. Despite how well-known the margarita is, its history is a mysterious thing. Who invented it? Why? And most importantly, how do you make a margarita that tastes great?