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Chicken Stir-Fry With Bean Sprouts and Snow Peas

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What? What white stuff all over the roads and yards and sidewalks? What fluffy substance dancing in the air slowly making its way to the ground? What white-knuckled drive to work 8 hours from now? I have NO idea what you’re talking about. Seriously, is there a petition we can sign? Chicken Stir-Fry With Bean […]

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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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Luck Be My Dinner Tonight

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Is it too late to eat black-eyed peas? Have I missed the boat on good fortune for the year? Is it over and done with? Should I throw in the towel? Hold up a white flag of surrender? Stop asking questions? You see, I bought some black-eyed peas for the new year, but we, uh, […]

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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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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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Pilaf, Pretty Please.

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So, Aaron had his 2-week follow up appointment this morning for the plethora of nasal surgeries he endured not long ago. I’ll leave out the horrid details, but after some sweaty, squeamish moments in the chair, a near black out and a quick trip home to hang his assaulted face over the sink, the man […]

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Playing With Fire

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I know. I know. I cooked shrimp like 5 minutes ago. But when the man with the dangling nose requests shrimp with green beans and rice, I obey. I jump up and down like a 5-year old girl about to pee her pants because she loves shrimp so much, then I get to cooking. I […]

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Fall Risotto

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I bought a huge bag of brussels sprouts yesterday, so if you see the little guys appearing in, well, every single dish this week, don’t hold it against me, mk? Fall Risotto with Roasted Brussels Sprouts in an Acorn Squash Puree: What it took: * 20 brussels sprouts, ends trimmed and halved * 1 acorn […]

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