Seriously Hot Thai Seafood Salad

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I often forget about putting seafood in a salad. It usually finds its way swirled into a creamy pasta, or swimming in a spicy soup, or even tucked into crisp tortillas with fresh tomato and creamy avocado. But a salad? A SALAD? HOW DARE THEE DOTH MAKE A SEAFOOD SALAD THEE. Just kidding, a salad […]

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Saffron Bulgur with Summery Vegetables

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Recently I discovered a most beautiful food blog on the interwebers. The kind of blog that makes you gasp at the crisp photos, salivate at the colorful food, and leaves you wondering why they haven’t invited you over for dinner every single night….ever. While perusing their site for inspiration for my own cooking, I fell […]

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Summer Vegetable Pasta

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We’re harvesting quite a bit of broccoli right now from our garden. (I can sense every kid ever wincing right now. SICK DUDE. KEEP ME AWAY FROM THAT YARD. DON’T GIVE MY MOM GET ANY IDEAS.) Aside from the insano health benefits of broccoli, the little florets are almost candy-like in this simple pasta dish. […]

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Pulled-Chicken BBQ Sandwiches

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….And they’re gone. My parents just packed the car, hugged us one last time and drove away. Even at 34 years of age, I always get a little misty-eyed when they leave. I know that will never change. Parents are great. They’re great for buying you dinner. They’re great for buying you new sheet sets […]

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I Got Beet Up You Guys!

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A few thoughts bouncing around in my brain hole today: * I really love Sophie B. Hawkins. * I really miss 90210. * I really hate bumble bees. * Why are they so BIG? * Why is the entire population of eastern Kansas pollinating my lil’ ole garden? * Speaking of my garden, YOWZA, it’s […]

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