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Savory Cheddar Bacon Scones

One Saturday morning, Kev brought home a savory Cheddar Bacon Scones from the bakery down the street. I must have scowled. “Savory Cheddar Bacon Scones? Were they all out of the sweet rolls?” I asked. I’m not a huge fan of bacon, or cheddar, and I take my scones sweet. Sometimes you say just as much by what you don’t say. And I’ve never said bacon before on this site, and probably never said “cheddar bacon scones” in the same sentence. I’ve also never said eggs benedict. Or meatloaf. Or hotdogs. Or goat cheese. Or shrimp. Or oysters. Or beer, unless it has to do with beer bread. I’m down with beer bread. “How do you have a food blog?” they say. And then I remind them of the hiring process, or the lack thereof.  Read more

Savory. It tastes like a warm home. Like familiar people gathered around a large table. Like all is right with the world.

Savory. I repeated the word multiple times while eating this dish. I quickly became lost in the whispers of sage, thyme, and nutmeg—spices I usually reserve for Thanksgiving dinner. Prior to indulging, the aroma of roasted acorn squash poured out from the oven filling all 800 sq ft of our home with autumn goodness. I was smitten before it ever hit my mouth. Actually, I was smitten after seeing her pumpkin risotto. I knew I had to make it–only instead of pumpkin, using the acorn squash I had picked up from the farmers market earlier that day. Read more

 
 
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