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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You Say Tostada, I Say Tostada

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I bring you good news people of the land. As I gaze into the forecastatable future (weather), I see not a single flake of snow. I also see a slight rise in temperatureable air (temperature). What does this mean you ask? For the time being there will be no more white-knuckling drives to and from […]

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Spiedini + Bev = True Love

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A week ago yesterday Aaron and I attended a wonderful dinner party with a group of dang good people. We each contributed our part of the dinner, but the main course was supplied by the fabulous hosts. They prepared a most succulent chicken spiedini with 2 pasta sides. You guys, I have not been able […]

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I Can’t Get Away From Curry

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Do you hear that? It’s the sweet, sweet sound of weekend bouncing around in your head. After a blizzard-filled week and with more on the way, I hereby declare this a, “lock your doors for 72 straight hours and burn continuous fires and drink good red wine and eat good food and watch forensics shows […]

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Pizza Helps Snow Melt, Right?

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Isn’t the old saying, “Every time a pizza is eaten, a snowman takes a beatin’?” Oh Wow, that’s pretty dark. As in Guy Noir dark. As in Kill Bill dark. As in cover your kids’ ears and hide them from me forever dark. …Who am I? I’ll tell you what I am – I am […]

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A Snow Story

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I was totally going to cook and blog last night. I really was. But then this happened: Which in turn caused this: So Aaron and I were like, WHATEVER. On our way home we dropped into one of these: And we had one of these: Actually it was more like this: And some of these: […]

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Vindaloo. VindaWHO?

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So yesterday Aaron was one of the lucky employees in the US to have Martin Luther King Day off. As I left the house, tears filled my eyes watching as he restfully crept out of bed with an entire empty day ahead of him. “Life isn’t fair,” I sobbed. He told me to get over […]

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