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It’s no secret we have some food allergies in this house, which can make dessert kind of tricky. I kid you not, our dessert woes are forever over because of this one kitchen appliance. Totally not sponsored, the Ninja CREAMi whips up frozen treats by simply freezing fruit (along with whatever else you want), and […]

Cottage (Shepherd's) Pie | Chris Cooks

Let me tell you, this is not the shepherd’s pie you grew up with. Technically it’s actually a cottage pie since it’s made with ground beef rather than lamb (I also added pork sausage but we’ll get to that). All I’m saying is that if you’re looking for a cottage pie, reinvented with elevated flavors, […]


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