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HAPPY WEEKEND: THE BEST GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE EVER

Happy Weekend / 7thhouseontheleft.com

This weekend is the last weekend before Thanksgiving. We aren’t hosting Thanksgiving at our house this year, but we still have a good-size list of things we want to get done this weekend before the holiday rolls around. This time next week, we’ll all be shopping ’till we drop and feasting on Thanksgiving leftovers. Everyone has their favorite Thanksgiving foods. My brother’s favorite is our grandma’s mashed potatoes. My dad’s is my mom’s deviled eggs. My mom’s is the turkey…

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FREAKISHLY SIMPLE & DELICIOUS PUMPKIN CAKE

Freakishly Simple & Delicious Pumpkin Cake // 7thhouseontheleft.com

Today we have a bit of a curve ball coming at you… a recipe. We’re normally not the recipe-sharing type of blog (though we have shared a few in the past) – we leave that to the pros. On the other hand, I wanted to post this one because I’ve had SO many friends and family ask for the recipe since making this for a few get-togethers last year, that I thought it might be fun to share. Plus, ’tis…

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HAPPY FRIDAY: HANOVER TOMATO SEASON

Hanover Tomato Naan Pizza / 7thhouseontheleft.com

If you’re from the Richmond area, chances are you already know all about Hanover tomatoes. In our house, they are the only tomatoes worthy of a tomato sandwich (soft potato bread, mayo, a few slices of Hanover tomato, kosher salt and ground pepper… yum!) and are highly coveted by our out-of-town family. The season is at its peak in early July and kicked off my the Hanover Tomato Festival, which was this past weekend. It’s a huge annual event that…

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HAPPY WEEKEND: THE BEST COOKIE RECIPE… EVER.

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever / 7th House on the Left

I realize that just about every child says this, but my mom makes the best chocolate chip cookies in the world. True story. Last weekend, Greg and I made two batches using her recipe for a family get together, and they were a huge hit. The other day, we made a batch just because. Yeah, they’re just that good. So good that I’m deeming them blog-worthy. So, without further ado, the recipe: 2/3 Cup Salted Butter, softened 2/3 Cup Shortening…

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WINTER BRUNCH RECIPES

Baby It's Cold Outside Brunch /  7th House on the Left

We’re back to share the recipes for some of the menu items we had at our “Baby It’s Cold Outside” brunch. If you missed it, you can check out all the details in this post. Without further ado, the recipes… Breakfast Casserole is our family’s “thing”. Christmas morning, birthday breakfasts, when we have people staying with us overnight.. there will be a breakfast casserole (or two) on the table. It’s the breakfast of champions, a total crowd pleaser and oh…

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