Cheddar & Chive Spicy Quick Bread

Also known as: My substitute for cornbread.

I’m just going to come out and say it. I don’t like cornbread. I will eat it when it’s served as part of a meal in a restaurant or at someone’s home, but I don’t choose to make it or eat it. I think it’s because it’s not as big of a ‘thing’ in Canada, where I grew up. I actually have no memories of even eating it before I met my husband. Now that I’m living in the States, I feel like it’s everywhere, and it is definitely, a ‘thing’. I’ve tried mixes, making it from scratch, and of course eating it at a friends home where it was a sworn “best cornbread in the world”, from a great grandmothers recipe. I still don’t get it. I’m sorry. I hope this doesn’t mean my greencard will not be renewed.

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My all time, favorite, pie crust

Happy day after Thanksgiving! Are you still lying on the floor with your pants unbuttoned, wishing you hadn’t eaten so much yesterday? Hopefully you had a great day, ate well and spent some time with loved ones.  I know it’s a little soon to be thinking about making more meals, especially when most of our fridges are full of leftovers, but perhaps a turkey pot pie is just the thing to use up some of that turkey. And any good pot pie starts with a pie crust. A good one!

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