It’s How We Roll

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A couple of weeks ago Aaron came home from a business trip, buzzed with excitement. The trip was cool for him on multiple levels: he got to hang out with a famous NBA player, sit courtside at an NBA game and most importantly, he got to taste the food prepared by the basketball player’s personal […]

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Baked Chicken In Tomatoes

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It’s First Friday tonight, so instead of cooking, I’ll be hanging out in our gallery at work. If you’re in the Kansas City area, come by and say hi! The art is so, SO good, you won’t believe it. Sneak peak at the artist – www.evanashby.com Here’s another older post from a few months ago, […]

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Chicken WANGS!

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We’re having leftover chili tonight, so I thought I’d post something from this summer for fun! The original post date – August 24th. *********** Yesterday a handful of great friends and I got together to get some early b-day celebrating going on. In true fashion, my darling husband came through with the best, most fitting […]

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December Comfort

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With weather like this I have 3 words for you: Shredded Chicken Chili. I mean, is there really anything more to say? You know me, of course there is!  A blazing fire, a bottle of red wine, warm blankets, wool socks, a good movie, a hot shower, a snuggly puppy, an abundance of questions for […]

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A Wok Down Memory Lane

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I remember growing up during my teenage years in Hobbs, New Mexico, on a very flat street in the middle of the desert. My dad spent many a night tossing different meats and veggies around the stir-fry wok. He loved and I mean loved to stir-fry for the family. Mom got a break and it […]

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Repentance Supper

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In an effort to cleanse myself from my gluttonous sins, I hereby declare this week “Eat No More Than 200 Calories Per Meal” week. Yeah that’s gonna last about 200 seconds. Shrimp Lettuce Wraps with Cilantro-Lime Dressing: * ½ pound frozen shrimp: thawed, peeled, deveined and pat dry * 1 head iceberg lettuce, leaves separated […]

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How Are We Eating More Turkey Already?

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We made it home! I would have posted this dinner last night except for the fact that my brain fell into a post-Thanksgiving coma and didn’t come out until…well, I’m not sure I’m even out of it yet. While I was busy unpacking from our trip and getting settled, Aaron had an unexpected craving to […]

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No Vacancy

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Alright, there’s just no eloquent way of saying this. There was a cockroach in my yoga pants this morning. And get this, I didn’t even notice until 10 minutes into wearing them that it was paying rent for a space on my thigh. If this isn’t a sure sign that I need a break, I […]

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Tex-Mex Pork, Y’all

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This weekend was fantastic. From getting massages, to Aaron making the best pizza known to man, to attending a fabulous party yesterday with great friends, I’m satisfied. Oh and I got 2 new cooking magazines in the mail. That sealed the deal for what I call an excellent weekend. Now it’s time to press the […]

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Fakesgiving! (Yes, That’s What I Said)

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Remember our friends with the farm who (whom, who, whom, whatever) we visited back in the summer? Well, today we’re headed their away once again for a festive “Fakesgiving” celebration. (Sunny, you will be missed. Talked about of course, but missed.) This is our first time to attend this annual soire, so I think wearing […]

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