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Hot and sour ramen with spinach and shitakes

This is a recipe from one of my fave cookbooks. We hadn’t made it in a while but appreciate that it is easy and tasty! We found it…The Best 30 Minute Recipe but also found here We made it…as written

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Russian vegetable pie

This pie is not Hungarian, much to my dismay. I spent a fair amount of time looking for the recipe under that name, only to realize I’d mixed up my geography. The internets cannot find things that don’t exist.  It

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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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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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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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