Mahi Mahi – Easy Peasy

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Aaaah, tonight’s dinner takes me back. It reminds me of my mid-twenties when I spent some time in Greece. (I’ve never been to Greece.) Back when I was eagerly studying multiple foreign languages abroad. (Yeah, that never happened either.) Back when I spent all of my free time with Jamie Oliver galavanting along the pebbly […]

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Pub Chips

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If it’s too snowy to make it to the pub, then bring the pub to your kitchen! Pub Chips: * 5 small yukon gold potatoes, sliced thinly with a mandolin * 1 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil * coarse sea salt Preheat oven to 450. On an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet, lay the sliced potatoes […]

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Chicken Ceasar Salad

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Words like “epic” and “colossal” are being thrown around by the weathermen as the snowstorm approaches us. Words like “hysteria” and “panic” are being thrown around in my head as the snowstorm approaches us. Words like “sissy” and “wimp-o” are being thrown around by my husband’s mouth as the snowstorm approaches us. Words like, “you’re […]

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Beef and Beer Stew – For Yew.

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I love day cooking. When you have all afternoon to attempt a project recipe (like yesterday) or to just simmer a pot of soup for hours, there’s something absolutely restorative about it. And get this: I’m fine-tuning my attitude towards Winter, and the frequent snow storms that blow through, (Why did I move away from […]

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Making Fresh Pasta. Oh Yes You Can.

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As I sit here Sunday afternoon, still sipping my reheated morning coffee and keeping an eye on yet another Winter blast on the way, I have four thoughts: 1) Our local weatherman lied. 2) I really need a manicure. 3) Why is it not April? 3) Make fresh pasta in small batches. It’s a lot […]

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Coconut Chicken Fingers

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When was the last time you had chicken fingers for dinner? Only non-parents are allowed to answer. 700 years? Me too! While partaking in a favorite pastime, flipping through food magazines, there was something about a coconut chicken fingers recipe that poked, pointed and motioned “come here, you.” Try these fingers and I guarantee you […]

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A Little Story, of Failure

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Per the request of an old friend from high school, (hi Karen!) I will share with you one of my most epic kitchen fails. Please don’t delete my blog from your RSS after this post. Are you impressed that I know what RSS is? It was probably two or three Thanksgivings ago when our besties […]

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Asparagus Salad. I Promise This Is Good.

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So you know how in the world of professional makeup sometimes artists use an anti-redness primer under the makeup? It’s supposed to alleviate red splotches on the skin and even out tone? Well guess what. I bought some, and I LOOK INSANE. Put a couple of bolts in my neck and call me Frankie. After […]

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