Angel Hair with Peppers, Greens and Shrimp

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I’m back! What a whirlwind of a week. I witnessed the birth of my niece. I changed a few dirty diapers. I held and bonded with her while my sister and her husband napped. I smelled her little head. I touched her little lips to make them pucker. I cried a lot. I breastfe….kidding! No, […]

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Spicy Beef and Bean Burritos

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Tomorrow I leave my man. Good grief, not for good! But for a mere week, so that I can be with my sister as she gives birth to my niece. Or a pipe wrench. The verdict is still out. So as I pack my bag, prepare for the lawng drive, and glare at the snow […]

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DIY Almond Butter

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When was the last time you bought a nice jar of organic nut butter? Oh wait, never because it costs A MILLION DOLLARS. Seriously, why are nut butters so expensive? (I’m looking at you too, tahini.) Well today, I decided to change that. I decided to make a difference in this world. To take my […]

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To Paella, or Not To Paella

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While on a walk this afternoon with my pooch, I was mentally bouncing around the walls of my fridge and pantry, trying to brainstorm on a simple but flavorful dinner for tonight. My mission was only use what I have, but to make it spectacular. (darn cooking shows.) Freezer: shrimp, chicken sausage, corn (yeah, okay, […]

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Aaaah, Spring is starting to settle in nicely around here.

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Aaaah, Spring is starting to settle in nicely around here.

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Linguine with Sardines. Don’t Gross Out.

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I finally did it. After two weeks of teetering on ideas, I finally opened up the can of sardines, took a nervous peek and decided what to do with them. You guys, those suckers are not cute. After many suggestions and google imaging, I thought about preparing them on sort of bruschetta, all fancy-like in […]

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Well she’s not ideal, but not gross either! Yay for not gross bread! I have just a

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Well she’s not ideal, but not gross either! Yay for not gross bread! I have just added “all-purpose flour” to my grocery list as this whole wheat stuff ain’t cutting it.

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This is my first attempt at baking bread. Crusty bread. Dipping bread. BREAD. Before:

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This is my first attempt at baking bread. Crusty bread. Dipping bread. BREAD. Before: If I don’t post an “after” picture, you’ll understand what happened.

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Cod Picatta Over Wilted Spring Greens

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So I’m approximately 32 episodes into “Take Home Chef” with Curtis Stone and I have one thing to say. YOWZA. I’d SO be okay with taking him home for an afternoon. I mean have you seen his hair? Heard that nervous Aussie giggle? Experienced that smile? Those arms? I MEAN UHHHHHH, I’d LOVE to just […]

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Vegetable and Goat Cheese Quiche

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Are you a stay-at-home-human? Are you sick of pb&js for lunch? Are you looking to save money but still eat something delicious everyday? Are you starting to hear Sally Struthers’s voice echo in your head? As I was flipping through one of my favorite magazines, Whole Living, I came across a great quiche recipe and […]

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