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Cheesy Potato Casserole (a.k.a. Funeral Potatoes)

September 18, 2014

Gotta love it when the Target circular arrives and their “Weekly Wow” deal is “buy 1, get 1 free” or “10 items for $10” – because who doesn’t like a […]

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Kielbasa and Cabbage Skillet

42 comments March 11, 2014

It’s Sunday and I’m sitting here at 5:22am typing. But it’s really 4:22. Well, no. Now it’s really 5:22. Ah, Daylight Savings Time. I understand the reasoning behind it, but […]

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Coconut Curry Veggie Stir Fry

16 comments February 13, 2014

Did I ever tell you about that 50 pound bag of rice I bought a few months ago? Um, I’m down to my last few cups! So everyone who thought […]

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Penne with Sausage and Mushroom Ragu

9 comments January 12, 2014

This was one of those “time to clean out the fridge and pantry” type dishes. Not to down play it, because it was super yummy. But you know what I’m […]

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Pasta e Ceci

21 comments October 24, 2013

Wanna hear a funny story? Well, not funny like wet-yourself-comedy-show-funny, but funny like amusing. Mmm k. I’ve been making this dish for years. Many years. I originally got the recipe […]

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Easy Cranberry Chicken

23 comments October 17, 2013

This is one of the very first recipes I ever posted back in 2009, when I was merely cataloging my favorite childhood dishes. Cranberry Chicken goes way back to my […]

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Easy Chinese Orange Beef Stir-Fry

23 comments October 10, 2013

Paul and I both work from home. This has its perks…and its downside. But it’s been like this for so long, I barely remember a time when it wasn’t. One […]

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Easy Cashew Chicken

45 comments September 19, 2013

This super easy recipe is a standard in our house and one of my favorite one-pot dishes. A while back I made it so often that everyone got tired of […]

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Make-Ahead Breakfast Enchiladas

10 comments September 18, 2013

Don’t you just love make-ahead meals? Even when life isn’t crazy, it’s still nice to prep something in advance, so it’s ready to go when you need it. Freeing up […]

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Thai Fish Curry with Asparagus (using Barramundi, The Better Fish)

12 comments May 29, 2013

I’ve talked before about my 12 year break from meat – seems like a million years ago as I engorged myself with burgers, ribs, and chicken this past weekend – […]

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Cornbread Hamburger Pie

9 comments April 24, 2013

Ok. Wasn’t I just saying last week that I’m ready for lighter, and perhaps healthier, spring time food? I’m such a liar. But it’s unintentional. Blame my friend, Julie! She […]

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Cran-Turkey Enchiladas

20 comments November 19, 2012

Forget about all those awesome kitchen items I’ve given you. Forget about every time I babysat your kids. Forget about all the times I told you you’re pretty. Forget about […]

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Cheeseburger Macaroni

26 comments May 24, 2012

Most Saturday nights, after the kids are in bed, Paul will turn on baseball, if there’s a game, or we’ll attempt to make a dent in our TiVo lineup – […]