Simple Roasted Brussels Sprouts

March 21, 2016

While Brussels sprouts seem more like a fall or winter vegetable, I love eating them all year round. I’ve noticed lately that they are on plenty of restaurant menus and are all the rage in food magazines. A few weeks ago we even ordered them off a happy hour menu. They were crispy and coated with […]

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Salsa Fresca with the Magimix by Robot- Coupe Food Processor

March 4, 2014

I think I made the best salsa ever and it was purely by accident. Maybe not the best ever but one of the best. Have you ever planned to make something but then realized you were out of something? It was snowing. And they hadn’t plowed the roads. So I had to make do with I […]

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Roasted Cranberry Glazed Brussels Sprouts

December 6, 2013
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Today I am going to tell you how to make Brussels sprouts taste awesome. But I think this recipe should come with a warning. Warning: Although these Brussels sprouts are delicious and you will want to eat the whole bowl, your kitchen will smell awful.   Okay, so light a candle or bake some cookies after you roast […]

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Spinach, Mushroom and Goat Cheese Frittata

November 25, 2013

Can you believe the holiday season starts in just a few days? I have been so caught up in the Thanksgiving feast that my everyday dinner planning has been neglected. I play this game every night at about 5 pm.  It’s called “Let’s see what mom can defrost, prepare and cook in twenty minutes.” There are rules to […]

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Creamy Feta and Roasted Pepper Dip

November 8, 2013
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Yesterday I went clothes shopping with my teenage daughter. She convinced me to try on a pair of skinny jeans. Well guess what? They didn’t look so skinny on me. Surprise, surprise! It could be the fact that we have a new kitchen and I feel the need to keep massive amounts of cheese in […]

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Sweet And Spicy Refrigerator Pickles

September 23, 2013

Time for a little confession. I have a fear of canning. I have always wanted to try and can my own tomatoes, jams and pickles but I have this little voice whispering botulism to me.  But luckily that little B word has not stopped me from putting food in jars or having a freezer fulled […]

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Mozzarella Portabellas

July 19, 2013
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Drumroll please! I would like to introduce my friend Kristin from Dizzy Busy and Hungry!  Thank you Kristin for being a wonderful guest blogger. Check out her blog for super easy, family friendly recipes.  Hi everyone, my name is Kristin and my blog is Dizzy Busy and Hungry!  I am excited to be guest posting […]

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Grilled Veggie Antipasto

July 13, 2013
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Do you have a favorite thing you could eat a few times a week? Antipasto is one of mine. I have made it on skewers and it is my favorite go to dinner when I have no time to cook.  I think of antipasto in the same way that my eleven year old son thinks […]

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Smoky Sausage and Vegetable Soup

January 15, 2013
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My size 6 jeans are getting very lonely. They feel neglected sitting in the drawer by themselves. They wonder why no one has  put them on. The reason is that they are very tight. So tight that they might cut off my butt circulation.  Is that even possible? In order to give these jeans the […]

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Butternut Squash Agnolotti with Confetti Ratatouille

July 26, 2012

Last month I was invited to try some new fresh pasta by Buitoni. How could I refuse? I have always loved their fresh pastas, tortellini and ravioli but now I love them even more. I was thrilled to find out that they have two two kinds of pasta. Available in stores is Butternut Squash Agnolotti […]

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