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Pulled Jackfruit Sandwiches with Peach Bourbon BBQ Sauce

A vegan version of pulled pork sandwiches using jackfruit and homemade peach bourbon barbecue sauce. Serve with avocado and an easy cabbage slaw for a real good time. Have you heard of or tried jackfruit? It’s simply the craziest thing. Jackfruit comes from a tree that’s related to fig and mulberry trees, is native to …

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Bourbon-Spiked Pumpkin Risotto with Prosciutto and Goat Cheese

Cider and Bourbon-spiked creamy pumpkin risotto with prosciutto and goat cheese. This hearty side dish will feed a crowd and wow your taste buds!   Hypothetical situation: You’re bored for the first time in umpteen moons and you need a project. What do you do? Do you go for a little YouTube binge? Paint the …

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Lemon Thyme Bourbon Cocktails (naturally sweetened)

You guys, I legit hurdled a rattlesnake a couple of days ago and lived to tell the tale! Story time. Get cozy. I went for a jog on one of my usual trails, which goes through the desert-y canyon lands of Reno, NV. It’s a narrow single track trail with a lot of direct sunlight, …

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Roasted Acorn Squash with Bourbon Butter and Honey

You were expecting salad in the form of kale. You’ll get yours, je promets. BUTFORNOW: squarsh with booze n buttaaaaaah!   Welcome back! How was your holiday? Are you still holiday-ing?  How are your veins? I motion we all take a 2-month permavaycay every year from Thanksgiving through the New Year, whaddya say? Just to …

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Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with Bourbon Maple Candied Pecans and Cranberries

More stuffed vegetables! ‘Tis the season for stuffing things. And ‘tis the season for sweet potatoes! If there’s one thing that’s more cozy than a big carby vegetable, it’s a big carby vegetable stuffed with other food items. Roasted sweet potatoes are one of my favorite veggie go-to’s. Stuffing them in either a sweet or …

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