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Cabbage with a Twist

Cabbage is not usually on our grocery list for the week but I decided they were looking extra appealing in the store this week.  When I think of cabbage it is either the crunchy purple strips in a salad or the mushy greenish colored "southern side" at a buffet. So the challenge of preparing cabbage and making it delicious seemed quite daunting.  I decided to go for a sweet and sour flavor profile. Yes, sweet and sour. Stay with me because this recipe was a game changer in our house.  So for the "sour", I used red wine vinegar while the "sweet" was brought in by our wildflower honey. This dish was super simple to pull together and the only note I...

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Carrots and Herbs

Last night we went to Andrew's grandparents house for dinner and I brought one of my favorite winter side dishes. It was absolutely freezing but thankfully we didn't have far to travel. Did you know that both of our families (grandparents included) live within a 25 minute drive from our house? We love small town living.  Be prepared. These roasted honey and herb carrots are addictive! 3 cups peeled and sliced carrots (we love the multi-color variety) 1/4 cup olive oil plus 2 tablespoons 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1/4 cup Nature’s Golden Honey 6 sprigs fresh thyme salt and pepper to taste Toss carrots in 2 tbsp of olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper. Roast in the oven at 425...

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