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Spagetti Squash Au Gratin

I love pinterest.  A lot.  But so many of the recipes I can’t have any more.  The doctors put me on a low (read: almost no) carbs diet.  So when I find a low/no carb recipe that looks good I … Continue reading

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Fast, Fresh, Homemade Marinara Sauce

Now that I have been getting more busy with work, I have had to cut down on the amount of time that I can use to cook dinner.  Even though I didn’t want to out of principal, I tried a … Continue reading

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Roasted Eggplant and Red Pepper Dip

This spring was a very cold and wet spring.  That meant that our garden was very slow in taking off.  It was just really getting going, and then it snowed this weekend. We got our first eggplant off the plant … Continue reading

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Pan Seared Pork Chops with Cherry Rosemary Compote

One of the great things about cherries is that they are affordable only long enough that you don’t get sick of them.  For just a few weeks you can load up on cherries without feeling guilty, and then they are … Continue reading

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Italian Sausage and Chard Saute with Eggs and Toast

A tragedy happened yesterday, our oven died.  Well, I think it died a while ago, but since I haven’t used it in almost a month I didn’t notice until yesterday.  I wanted to make a lasagne (one of my favorite … Continue reading

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Quinoa and Roasted Beet Salad with Feta

Yesterday we had a very special guest over for dinner–my sister’s boyfriend.  It was the first time we got to meet him so it was very exciting.  Paige wanted me to work my culinary magic to impress him, and I … Continue reading

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Raspberry Spice Pork Chops

As we all know, I love Penzey’s Spices store.  Grocery stores cannot match the quality and variety of spices and seasonings and herbs that Penzey’s offers.  As I have pointed out to my husband, the last two times I’ve been … Continue reading

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