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Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year!

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Dear Friends,

I hope this letter finds you well and enjoying the holiday season. As we wrap up the year, I wanted to take a moment to express my sincere gratitude for your support and presence on this site. I’m so lucky to have such a wonderful and generous community of food-lovers here. Your comments, emails, and messages mean the world to me, and I look forward to reading them every single day. I am truly grateful to be able to do this work, and it wouldn’t be possible without your support. I wish you all a happy new year filled with lots of delicious meals and gatherings with the people you love. Here’s to many more memorable meals together in 2023!

❤️ Jenn


  • Hello Jenn:

    Also want to add how extremely grateful for you I am. I have read your emails for years now and happily own your cookbooks. You have taught, guided and provided me with learning to express my creative outlet through making foods my family loves every time. They have yet to say they don’t LOVE what I make that is your recipe. My engineer husband even sought your turkey information/advice when deliberating over “how to do the turkey this year”. He was freed of feeling perplexed by the turkey when we read your thoughts on “turkey”. We laughed as we read it as well.

    Thank you for sharing your talents/gifts/expertise with us all and providing us with very simple, concise directions for all the recipes. I still love how you say it but get to the point. With few words and pictures, you make it doable AND enjoyable to “make a recipe”.

    A sincere thank you to you!
    Happy New Year to you AND YOURS!!!!

    Sara Malott (from Michigan)

    • — Sara Malott on December 31, 2022
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  • Happy New Year Jenn and thank you for all the wonderful recipes.I have tried many of them and they all come out perfect. Your recipes are great and so thankful for you and your culinary skills. Cheers to many many good meals by you.

    • — Margie Santos on December 30, 2022
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  • Thank you so much for so many wonderful recipes. My family has enjoyed them through out this year very much. Your salads have made several occasions spectacular.

    • — Mom 4 a bunch on December 30, 2022
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  • Thank you so much for sharing your gift and great taste! Your website has been my first stop for many years. I have sent in questions a few times and have always gotten quick and thoughtful replies. Looking forward to your new cookbook! Whenever that will be 🙂 I love your first one. It’s so beautiful and useful. Happy New Years!!

    • — Martia Healy on December 30, 2022
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  • Thank you very much for sharing your reliable and delicious recipes. I look forward to receiving your weekly emails. Happy New Year Jen!

    • — Kathy M on December 30, 2022
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  • Wonderful recipes, I pass your site on to all my children for creative recipes.


    • — David Henry on December 30, 2022
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  • Happy New Year Jean to you and your family and canine babies . Thank you for your wonderful and delicious recipes, we all family and friends always enjoy them.

    • — Marina Jacome on December 30, 2022
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  • The first place I go for inspiration and recipes that never fail. Wishing you and yours abundant good health and good times in 2023. TEW

    • — TE Williams on December 30, 2022
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  • Good morning Jenn,

    I have to first comment on your picture-beautiful! How old are your labs?

    Thank you so much for the inspiration,comfort, and success your books & website provide. I think someone thanked you for going the extra mile -I couldn’t agree more. Your instructions are incredibly thorough and you always somehow manage to answer all of our questions. I have no idea how you do it all, but I’m so grateful you do.

    Happy New Year to you Jenn & your family, including those 2 darling furry family members.

    I’m looking forward to a new year of your recipes, including from each of your books & your website( I look forward to receiving your emails,and revisiting previous recipes as well as discovering the new ones).

    Thanks so much!



    • — Lisa on December 30, 2022
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    • So glad you enjoy the recipes, Lisa! Gus (left) is 3 and Ollie is 4 – same parents, different litter. They are the sweetest and keep me company in the kitchen all day. 💕

      • — Jenn on December 30, 2022
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  • Hi Jenn,
    I have truly loved your site and recipes. I especially love how you include step by step pictures of the preparation and how your recipes are easy to follow with simple straightforward ingredients. Thank you for sharing with us all!

    • — Joanne on December 30, 2022
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  • Jenn,
    Thank you for always giving us wonderful recipes that we can count on to turn out perfectly! I always go to your site first when looking for recipes because I know whatever I make will be delicious! Happy New Year!

    • — Ann on December 30, 2022
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  • Jenn,

    I follow your site and enjoy it so much! You go the extra mile in explaining the recipes which ensures success.
    I have both your books. Love them!

    Happy New Year!!!

    • — Janet Lewis on December 30, 2022
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  • You’re the Best!

    • — Jim Ryan on December 30, 2022
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  • I love your recipes, Jenn! They’re failsafe. Every one!

    • — Carolyn Piepho on December 30, 2022
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