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Gin Roasted Pepper Stew with Masa Dumplings

This is a very simple recipe. It is also a very fun recipe. The dumplings are as flavorful as they are adorable floating around in a peppery bath. This is not an overtly spicy stew but rather a complex myriad of fresh flavors mingling with peppers that have been dried and reconstituted in gin as well as heirloom red bell peppers that have been roasted and peeled. All of the hard work has been done for you so that you in our Gin Roasted Pepper sauce, so that you can easily assemble a delicious and visually impressive meal. One of my favorite elements is that it is easily vegetarian or the meat...

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Remembering the simple magic of childhood.

  When I was little I loved to pretend, and as children do, I could see that there was magic everywhere. I could talk to anything and it could come alive and talk back. The stairs could become a waterfall in an instant. My bedroom floor could become lava, and the only way I could escape was by jumping on the items strategically scattered on the carpet. I could strip off my clothes, put my underwear on my head, and leap into the room where my parents were hosting a dinner party only to proclaim "I am UNDIE MAN!" (Ok. perhaps that last one is an over share.) However, there was one place...

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