Archive for December, 2008

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Enchilado de Langosta y Camarones (Lobster Creole)

Enchilado de Langosta y Camarones (Lobster Creole)

Maine’s got its big, meaty lobsters. The kind of lobsters so full of meat, that it’s best eaten with a bib and a bowl of melted butter. The kind of [...]

December 22, 2008 × 9 comments

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Easy Winter Grain Salad

Easy Winter Grain Salad

If you make your own lunch, this is the recipe for you. Especially if you often have leftover wild rice or grains, or if you’ve discovered a really good shortcut [...]

December 17, 2008 × 4 comments

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Spanish Comfort Food: Caldo Gallego

Spanish Comfort Food: Caldo Gallego

Is there anything better than a big pot of bubbly soup on a Sunday afternoon? Yesterday, I made some classic Spanish Comfort Food — Caldo Gallego. The name translates to [...]

December 15, 2008 × 21 comments

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Dark Chocolate Candy Cane Pretzels

Dark Chocolate Candy Cane Pretzels

My tree is trimmed. My lights are hung. There’s no snow outside, but it’s definitely time for Christmas treats. Chocolate-covered pretzels are one of my favorite snacks, no matter the [...]

December 10, 2008 × 20 comments

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Apple & Fennel Panzanella

Apple & Fennel Panzanella

I spent a lot of time this weekend working on a top-secret Christmas present project. The only thing I can say at the moment is that it involves looking through [...]

December 8, 2008 × 1 comment

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Sweet Potatoes w/Sausage, Cheese, Cilantro & Lime

Sweet Potatoes w/Sausage, Cheese, Cilantro & Lime

Whew! It’s been such a hectic few days, I’m so relieved that I decided to keep the menu simple this week! Today’s recipe is another tasty 5-ingredient meal. Some might [...]

December 5, 2008 × 16 comments

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Chickpea & Bread Soup

Chickpea & Bread Soup

Is it possible to make a delicious, flavorful soup with only 6 ingredients? I think so. And I think this might be my new favorite soup. I know I say [...]

December 2, 2008 × 19 comments