Monthly Archives: November 2010

Cooking with a Schlub–Chicken Fajitas

Welcome to our new segment: Cooking with a Schlub!  Ben came up with this idea when I made the Tilapia with the mushroom, caper, and white wine sauce.  I said it was so easy even he could make it, with … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Stuffed With Everything Good

I was so excited to try this recipe.  I first heard it on NPR a couple of weeks ago.  I religiously listen to NPR, because you always learn something new and interesting.  The host of All Things Considered interviewed Dorie … Continue reading

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Salmon with Coarse Ground Herbs and Buttery Nuttery Brussles Sprouts

I can read your mind from here, through space and time.  “BRUSSLES SPROUTS?!?!  Yuck!”  That is what I always thought.  I vividly remember my grandmother’s funeral when my Aunt Dina was relishing the brussles sprouts and my mom was disgusted.  I believed my … Continue reading

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Breaded Tilapia with Caper, Mushroom and Wine Sauce

My fridge is quite empty.  So this afternoon when I went to find something to do for dinner I was at a loss.  I had some frozen tilapia in the fridge, so I got it out to thaw before I … Continue reading

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Swiss Chard and Mushrooms

I was inspired to really try gardening after reading Barbara Kingsolver‘s book Animal Vegetable Miracle.  If you haven’t read it yet, you DEFINITELY have to.  It is a fantastic book that talks about food production, food morality, and most importantly, … Continue reading

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Moroccan Chicken with Apricots and Squash

It’s left overs tonight, so here is a recipe we had a few weeks ago.  It was very good, I love the variety of flavors and textures.  I also love that it uses squash.  You can use either butternut squash … Continue reading

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Herbed Citrus Roast Chicken and Roast Veggies

Sorry I haven’t posted in a few days.  We went to Texas to visit my parents and have a wedding reception.  I did not eat so very healthfully while I was there.   I tried to make Shepherd’s Pie last night … Continue reading

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