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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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Slow Cooker Greek Stuffed Onions

8 comments January 25, 2014

This recipe was developed by me for STAR Fine Foods. All opinions are 100% my own. Dear Onions, You burn my eyes and make me cry. But you just keep being […]

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Mexican Omelet Pie

27 comments December 12, 2013

Our friends got chickens about a year ago. Apparently the hens laid so many eggs, they got sick of them and ended up giving a bunch away to friends and […]

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Fig Balsamic Olives

15 comments November 25, 2013

So, I might have confessed last week on Facebook that I ate an entire can of olives. The truth is…I ate 2 cans of olives. In my defense, they were […]

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Panko-Crusted Creamy Carrot Casserole

4 comments November 20, 2013

I’ve made this a few times now…and then immediately feel like I should stop eating for a week. Or run 8 miles to burn off the calories. But it’s worth […]

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Potato and Cheese Pierogi with Sauteed Cabbage and Apples

84 comments November 18, 2013

You know what cooking around your kids does? It fills them with fond childhood memories. Truth. I have so many. Like when my mom and Nan would spend all day […]

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Roasted Acorn Squash with Onion, Grapes, and Thyme

22 comments November 11, 2013

Some foods just wow you – bowl you over like a bunch of pins. BAM! Whoa, what just happened? Like, you’re so busy tasting it, you forget there are three […]

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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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Layered Greek Dip

25 comments July 1, 2013

I’m surrounded by olive haters. And cucumbers. Oh, and artichokes. Ok. I get the whole liver and beet thing. I don’t agree with it, but I get it. But olives? […]

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Creamy Goat Cheese Pasta with Lemon and Spinach

25 comments April 17, 2013

We started our garden last weekend. This year we’ve got the usual suspects; tomatoes, peppers, snap peas, and every herb imaginable. But we also planted a lemon tree, nectarine tree, […]

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White Bean Dip

29 comments February 27, 2013

A recipe from the archives: every afternoon around 2pm, I get that uncontrollable urge to snack, usually in the form of cookies. So, instead I’ve been making this dip. Light, […]

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Bruschetta Egg Cups

8 comments February 25, 2013

I make most things from scratch, but sometimes it’s fun (and a lifesaver) to browse the deli section at my local market and see what they’ve got going on. I’m […]

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Chocolate-Almond Steel Cut Oatmeal

14 comments January 10, 2013

My Paul. Cooking is just not his thing. When we were first dating, he made Mac and Cheese – I didn’t have the heart to tell him that the pasta […]

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Spicy Lemon Date Spread

5 comments November 12, 2012

Seems like most people know how to cook their Thanksgiving turkey; what brine to use, how to stuff it, etc. And they are usually pretty committed to certain sides – […]

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Broiled Avocado with Cayenne, Lime, and Parmesan

10 comments October 4, 2012

You know it’s hot when you walk outside and there is a sea of dead worms on your sidewalk. Everyone is still watering their lawns here, so the worms escape […]

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Heirloom Tomato Beet Salad

7 comments September 18, 2012

As much as I’ve urged Fall to get here, it remains so stinkin’ hot where I am. So I am still eating things that require little use of my oven. […]

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Toasted Orzo and Chickpea Salad

22 comments September 4, 2012

The world can always use more girl power, so I’m excited that my friend Jenna from Jenna’s Everything Blog will be helping out with that. She and her husband are […]

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Pasta with Avocado Cream Sauce

21 comments August 7, 2012

Guacamole=love. Cubed up in a salad or lettuce wrap=love. Sliced on a bagel ,BLT, or Panini=love. Whole with just a sprinkle of salt=love, love, luuuu-huv. Oh, my lovely green, buttery avocado…why do […]

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Cumin-Lime Chickpea Salad

11 comments July 26, 2012

It’s so hard to believe that once upon a crazy time I didn’t like chickpeas, because now my pantry is stocked with them. Love, love, and love. Hell, I even […]