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Quick spinach and feta strata

Breakfast for dinner? Yes. We found it…The Best Simple Recipe We made it…Just as it said to. We bought unbagged spinach, and were careful to let the grit settle to the bottom of water. We learned that lesson the hard

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Caramel (toffee) brownies

This might be a new record for me. We made a recipe from Smitten Kitchen the day she posted it… We found it…Smitten Kitchen Salted Caramel Brownies We made it…as is, but we over cooked the caramel for more of

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Calzones

We’ve made these before. However, as we were putting them together this time, Chris and I has very little recollection of the process. Yet another reason this blog will be useful! We found it…The New Best Recipe by America’s Test

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Ethiopian style chickpea stew

This is a lovely winter dish. Spicy and satisfying. We found it…Whole foods (print out) We made it…just as they say, with the exception of leaving out the cloves, all spice and fenugreek and reducing the cayenne. We’ve made it

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Easy lo mein with stir fried broccoli and beans

We have only made lo mein once or twice, and it’s been OK. It’s never a hit, but then again, who can compete with takeout? This dish is not authentic and doesn’t even pretend to be. For the lo mein…

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Mushrooms and kale with red quinoa

This dish is filed under the types of dishes that seem so simple I probably wouldn’t like it.  Except that I love it.  I often forget that complicated ingredient lists and pages of instructions don’t always mean that a dish

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Lasagna and potato rosemary bread

Chris made bread again. It was delicious. He used potatoes we had from the giant bags they sell at Christmas and rosemary from our plant that has yet to die despite being left in the snow for a period of

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Soft boiled eggs

Recently I have been obsessed with reading Agatha Christie novels. Mostly Miss Marple has been the detective of choice (I may or may not have already read all of the Poirot books…). Since she is an old fashioned lady, I

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Betty’s mushroom barley soup

Our friends’ moms all pretty much know how to cook, so I delight in getting some of their recipes. This soup is one of those hearty, homey soups that is perfect for dreary and dark winter days.  Chris decided to

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Acorn squash quesadillas and salsa verde

We still had a few acorn squash leftover from the early ending of our CSA, but were unsure of what to do with them. We decided to give this recipe a try again since neither of us remembered if we

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