Monthly Archives: June 2009

Double Tomato Bruschetta

This past weekend, we joined Brett’s parents and their good friends Jim and Susie for an awesome getaway at the lake of the Ozarks. It’s amazing how just three days away can be so refreshing – we spent our time … Continue reading

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Shrimp Rice Bowl

As I’m sure you all realize by now, my list of stir-fries or other Asian-inspired dishes can go on and on…. but what can I say?! Cooking fresh veggies in a sweet and spicy sauce over hot oil, then eating … Continue reading

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Mom’s Chicken Broccoli Casserole

I can’t believe I haven’t posted this recipe on my blog yet…but better late than never! I consider my mom’s chicken broccoli casserole to be a real comfort food – it’s rich (as in, a-cup-of-mayonnaise-rich!), it’s piping hot, and the … Continue reading

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Gary’s World-Famous Sloppy Joes…

Any time I complement Brett’s dad, I’m accused of trying to get “brownie points.” Now that I’m posting his world-famous sloppy joe recipe, I can already see it comin’….. Sloppy joes are one of those super-cheap-and-easy-to-go-to meals. Brown a little … Continue reading

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Emeril’s Korean Pork Lettuce Wraps

I’ll be the first to admit, I have never been a huge fan of Emeril Lagasse. His energy is amazing but sometimes, too much – I like it in small doses, you know? A few years ago, I happened to … Continue reading

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