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Two Chili’s

Last week I had nine hungry males in my house. I opted to make a heavy meat dish that would fuel their workout at the gym and stave off sugar low monkey business.  I served it over a baked potato … Continue reading

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Mango Salsa

I saw a site with a simple way to cut mangos that has made all the difference for me. I knew there had to be a better way! The site also has good information on ripeness and availability.  It did … Continue reading

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Valentine Baking

Baking, like math, is a science. When I’d sit down to take a math test, I’d do my best, turn it in, like tucking a cake in the oven, and think, “That went well.”  I was always surprised when it … Continue reading

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Black Eyed Pea and Turkey Soup with Cornbread

My mother would say this is a good recipe to cook up at New Years.  In the south, Black Eyed Peas are typically eaten for good luck at the beginning of a new year.  I don’t recall ever being at my … Continue reading

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Quiche with Proscuitto

Few of my cookbooks carry a quiche recipe and it had been years since I’d made one on my own.  The munchkins love them though and with enough extra ingredients I can love them too.  During pregnancy eggs disagreed with … Continue reading

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Big Batch of Hummus

The first time I had fresh warm hummus in a Middle Eastern restaurant, I thought, “No wonder Christ chose to be born into a Jewish family!” I love Greek olives, olive oil, fresh pita bread, honey, walnuts, dates, goat cheese… … Continue reading

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Thanks to Pok Pok

I picked up a copy of Andy Ricker’s Pok Pok during a date night with my dh before Christmas this year.  He’s always happy when I choose cookbooks for my gift… hmm no ulterior motives there.  He also highly appreciates … Continue reading

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