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Honeysuckle and Thunderstorms
Honeysuckle
The summer I turned twenty-two I threw everything I owned into the back of a U-Haul, put my foot on the gas and drove six-hundred miles straight south to Memphis Tennessee. I had no idea how much I was about to learn.
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Shrimp Etouffee
Shrimp EtouffeeSweet tender shrimp nestled in a decadent tomato sauce, this is classic Creole comfort food.
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Black Bean and Sweet Potato Chili

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Chili
A hearty meatless chili perfect for a chilly day.
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Ham and White Bean Soup with Kale
Ham and White Bean Soup with Kale

This is one of my family’s favorite soups. It’s hearty, healthy and satisfying comfort food.
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Sweet and Savory Kale
Sweet and Savory Kale
One of my favorite ways to eat kale. A little spice from Dijon, a kiss of sweet honey and the zing of vinegar all marry together for an unforgettable and healthy side dish.
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Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread
Chocolate Chip Zucchini BreadThis decadent zucchini bread is richly spiced and speckled with chocolate morsels.
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Seafood Corn Chowder
Seafood Corn Chowder
This thick creamy chowder tastes indulgent but is actually low in fat and easy to make.
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Seafood Corn Chowder Recipe

Chewy Chocolate Raisin Oatmeal Cookies

Chewy Chocolate Raisin Oatmeal Cookies
This cookie recipe can be adapted to whatever little yummy bits you have in your pantry and can also be made ahead and frozen so it’s ready at a moment’s notice.

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Huevos Rancheros Casserole
Huevos Rancheros Casserole
This zesty Mexican inspired casserole makes a hearty meatless dinner or a special brunch.
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Huevos Rancheros Casserole Recipe

How to Boil an Egg Perfectly
Perfectly Boiled Eggs
How does an over-cooked egg with a rubbery white and a grey ring around the chalky yolk sound? Not good. But unfortunately that's how they are so often prepared. Here is the way to boil an egg perfectly: no breakage, firm but tender whites and a perfectly soft creamy yolk. I'll also give you tips to cater the cooking time for a boiled egg that’s cooked perfect for you! 
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Slow Roasted Salmon with Maple Mustard Glaze

Slow Roasted Salmon with Maple Mustard Glaze

Slow cooking salmon at a lower temperature produces an almost buttery consistency and a veil of sweet/tart glaze compliments the flavor of salmon perfectly. This is salmon at its best.

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Morning Glory Breakfast Cookies

Morning Glory Breakfast Cookies

Chewy little morsels of goodness, these healthy cookies are packed with dried fruit and they are sugar and gluten free!
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Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce

Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce

This creamy sauce tastes decadent but you can eat it with reckless abandon and not feel guilty! Just try eating this and not smiling.
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Southwest Quinoa Salad

Southwest Quinoa SaladWholesome quinoa mixed with fresh crunchy veggies, married together with a zippy lime vinaigrette.
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Southwest Quinoa Salad


Crunchy Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole

Crunchy Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole

A comforting casserole with a sophisticated twist. One of my go-to dishes when I need to deliver a comforting meal to a friend in need.
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Crunchy Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole Recipe

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Olivia
Hi, I'm Olivia.  Welcome to The Sensuist! Here you will find great recipes, creative inspiration and permission to be audacious in the kitchen. Along the way you’ll discover quirky stories about traveling, entertaining, and adventures in the kitchen. The Sensuist is a place to take a deep breath, smile, laugh and savor life’s delicious moments. Email me at: thesensuist@thesensuist.com
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