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Here I am, again, for the first time in years, to share a recipe I made up for Thanksgiving. Why? Well, it turns out it’s delicious. This was our first Thanksgiving as the official hosts and there were three vegetarians on our guest list. I sort of hate it when people assume that vegetarians can just eat […]

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Summer is a grand ole time and I never tire of finding new ways of avoiding heating the kitchen. Sometimes, I’ll be honest, that means not cooking altogether. But other times it’s just about finding recipes that don’t require heat. This one fits the bill.

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There’s nothing like a cold pasta salad on a hot summer day. But, as much as I love mayonnaise mixed into regular old tuna fish or hard boiled eggs I really rebel against it when it’s mixed with pasta. It just doesn’t work for me so I tend not to make many cold pasta salads.

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I’ve made spinach pesto for you before. So, this recipe may seem oddly redundant, but changing the cheese changes so much that this version has a flavor all of it’s own that is distinctly different from the original.

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I know, I know, you must be thinking, “quiche again?” I’ve only given you about six different kinds by now… but… would you buy that this one’s different? Look, if you run with it, I promise to lay off with the quiches for a while… promise.

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There are a million and one different ways of making this style dish. I’m sure that there is some “one authentic way” but, in my usual cavalier style I have pretty much ignored that idea in favor of simply combining flavors that go well together in a familiar way. I’m not a fan of raw […]

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This was a recipe that I stole from Mark Bittman. His dishes are always so easy to prepare and take no time at all to make. That is, after all, part of why his column in the New York Times was called The Minimalist. His recipes aren’t fancy, just good to eat.

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This morning Evelyn had pancakes for breakfast… and lunch was going to be macaroni and cheese. While eating breakfast she asked what she was going to have for dinner and I told her that it had to be vegetables and protein since she was eating starch for the two other meals. After thinking for a […]

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Ok, so yesterday you got the Mississippi Mud Cake recipe and today I owe you something light and healthy in exchange for that decadence. This recipe qualifies because it’s basically one whole grain and a bunch of vegetables thrown together. It’s low in calorie but packed solid with protein, heart healthy fats, fiber, and enough […]

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I know… I did it to you again with the homemade ravioli. But, if you made the lamb and feta ravioli you know how easy they really were to make AND that they were tastier than any ravioli you could have bought anywhere this side of Rome. Right? Well, maybe that’s an exaggeration, but we […]

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