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Potato & Kale Gratin

Potato & Kale Gratin

Do any of you watch Modern Family? I don’t watch a whole lot of TV, but it’s one of the few shows I make sure to DVR. Phil is one [...]

March 8, 2011 × 17 comments

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Ricotta, Cinnamon and Honey Breakfast Casserole

Ricotta, Cinnamon and Honey Breakfast Casserole

Last April, Tom and I spent two weeks eating our way through Italy. For me, there’s no greater joy than that. Almost everything we tried was delicious – simple cacio [...]

February 3, 2011 × 26 comments

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Orzo Soup with Merguez Lamb Meatballs

Orzo Soup with Merguez Lamb Meatballs

So I hear it’s cold and snowy up north. I hear that the snow is pretty and all that, but you’ve all had enough of it. I guess it’s not [...]

January 26, 2011 × 7 comments

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Spinach, Steak & Artichoke Pasta

Spinach, Steak & Artichoke Pasta

A couple of months ago, I posted a recipe for Flank Steak Stuffed with Spinach, Feta & Artichokes. It was a very pretty dish that I enjoyed thoroughly, so I [...]

January 19, 2011 × 6 comments

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Easy Citrus Chicken

Easy Citrus Chicken

It’s been quiet around here, hasn’t it? I know you all think I’ve abandoned my site, or I’m lying in a ditch somewhere, but that’s not the case! I’ve just [...]

January 10, 2011 × 21 comments

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Leek & Gruyere Quiche with Bacon Breadcrumbs

Leek & Gruyere Quiche with Bacon Breadcrumbs

Quiches are funny things. They look all innocent and dainty with their crimped crusts sitting on pretty plates. Delicate slivers are featured at fancy bistros and meant to be “light” [...]

November 17, 2010 × 20 comments

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Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving Recipes

I know it’s been pretty quiet around here lately. I have no excuse other than I’ve been busy and haven’t had much time to cook. I’ll definitely be cooking this [...]

November 10, 2010 × 14 comments

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Molasses Spice Cookies

Molasses Spice Cookies

Usually I’m a chocolate chip cookie kind of girl. I love the classic with crisp edges and a chewy interior. Nothing fancy and that’s what I like about them. But [...]

November 4, 2010 × 25 comments

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Chorizo, Chickpea & Sweet Potato Soup

Chorizo, Chickpea & Sweet Potato Soup

I love dishes that are a bit surprising. Foods that are sweet, smoky and spicy all at the same time. Ones that have texture and flavor and smell wonderful. This [...]

October 27, 2010 × 22 comments

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Chicken & Spinach Quesadillas with Pear Salsa

Chicken & Spinach Quesadillas with Pear Salsa

Do you guys use shortcuts? I’d love to say that I don’t. That I have time to cook everything from scratch all the time, and pick vegetables from my very [...]

October 19, 2010 × 14 comments

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Flank Steak Stuffed with Spinach, Feta & Artichokes

Flank Steak Stuffed with Spinach, Feta & Artichokes

This is one of those super-simple recipes that takes no time to put together, but ends up looking and tasting absolutely amazing. You basically take a butterflied flank steak and [...]

October 15, 2010 × 7 comments

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Lamb Chops with Pumpkin Apple Chutney

Lamb Chops with Pumpkin Apple Chutney

Every year I get a little nostalgic around October. I miss the change of the season, the way the air becomes clean and chilly, the turning of the leaves and [...]

October 13, 2010 × 16 comments