Monthly Archives: January 2012

Mediterranean Pantry Pasta

I’ve been kind of obsessed with The Pioneer Woman lately (and World War I, but more on that later).  Do you know her?  She’s certainly a queen among bloggers these days and recently landed her own Food Network Show.  I’d … Continue reading

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Friday Night Bolognese

There’s been a first in the short history of this blog.  A friend has requested a recipe that I made during the holidays and she needs it stat!  Far be it for me to deny such a request–how’s that for inspiration, … Continue reading

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Shrimp Pil Pil with Machego, Arugula and Oven-Dried Tomato Quesadillas

Something about the new year gives me a distinct craving for seafood.  It might be that there’s been just a tad too much turkey, squash and brown sugar hanging around.  Not that I’m complaining–man, I’ve been eating well.  Or, it … Continue reading

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Three Greens and White Bean Soup with Spinach Gremolata

The idea of doing a New Year’s cleanse leaves me cold, even though it’s a balmy 48° outside.  I can’t imagine depriving myself even for one day, though I hear that the best cleanses don’t leave you with that starvation … Continue reading

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Scalloped Tomatoes

I’ve been reading all kinds of lovely and thoughtful posts wrapping up the past year and looking forward to the new one with hope and optimism, despite what you hear if you watch the news.  I’m still in “lay around … Continue reading

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