Rigatoni With Greens and Sausage

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We’ve officially entered the winter season. Goods news is the shortest day of the year is now behind us! I get so excited because as soon as January 1st hits, I have this mental shift and start putting pen to paper to map out the Weidner Garden. What can I say? I’m an enthusiastic planner. […]

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Mo-Rock-On Chicken. (I really am sorry.)

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I think it’s pretty obvious, but it’s comfort food week at the Weidner abode. Is this a bad thing? Ask my waistline. Is this a good thing? Ask my husband. Moroccan Chicken with Couscous: What it takes for 4: * 6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs * 2 onions, thinly sliced * 3 carrots, diced * […]

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I Love Tacos. Too Much.

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I really, really love tacos. I could eat them at any time, in any form. My friends laugh at me because when it comes to grabbing a bite, I always say, “We could get a taco!” When it’s time to meal plan, don’t put it past me to have some sort of taco included in […]

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A Christmas Poem. No, I’m Serious.

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The sniffles continue, the aches come and go. I looked outside and behold, there’s snow! Our bowls are filled with spicy thai curry. We sit on the couch as the wine makes me slurry. Alright I can sense you shaking your head. Moving on. Karee Curry with Veggies and Tofu: What it takes for maybe […]

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Seafood Posole

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Around our house we’re a little sniffly, a little achy and frankly worn out from the week. You might want to stay a few feet away. No, not you orange juice. You can hang. So can you red wine. Enter healing soup of the night: Simple Seafood and Spinach Posole What it took for 2: […]

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Spicy Chicken Salad

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I’m pretty brain-dead right now. But I do have a few thoughts to throw out into the interwebs. 1) I got my teeth cleaned today and I feel like Giada De Laurentiis. 2) We may have ice on the way. AKA – I am never leaving my bedroom. 3) I have a cardboard cut. Did […]

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Monday, With Cream

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Today I sat at my holiday-infested desk and stuffed roughly 450 Christmas cards into envelopes. This could have been a nightmare, but guess what? This year we ordered the peel and seal style envelopes! Translation: No licking. No transporting rosemary flavored cracker crumbs to the envelope flap. No raw/sour tongue for the next month. Merry […]

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Where I Stand

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80% of the Christmas gifts are wrapped and under the tree. 12% is sitting on my kitchen table. The last 8% has yet to arrive. 18% of the lights are burned out on our little Christmas tree. 65% of me doesn’t care. 30% of the snow has melted. 25% of it has been replaced by […]

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I Dream Of Ravioli

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If there is one thing that makes me giddy it’s when dinner makes itself. And if there is one thing that makes me piddy (piddy is the opposite of giddy) it’s thinking I have an onion or a shallot to use in the dinner and discovering I don’t. I could drive to the store of […]

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