Monthly Archives: November 2010

‘Tis the Season…

A couple quick notes. First, Happy Holidays!! I wish I could share with you a slew of holiday recipes and tips, but I really don’t do a whole lot of holiday cooking because we always travel back to Kansas City … Continue reading

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Spicy Shrimp Tortellini

Every so often, Brett and I find ourselves sitting on the couch on a Saturday night with no dinner plans (I almost never cook on Friday and Saturday nights.) Without any desire to put together a real meal, this quick … Continue reading

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PW’s Beef with Snow Peas

One of the most challenging parts about making Asian food at home is achieving the same “textures” that would be found at a restaurant. I think that many cooks (myself included) have a hard time creating seared, crispy breaded chicken, … Continue reading

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Mushroom-Stuffed Chicken over Buttered Egg Noodles

My absolute favorite place to find recipes is Allrecipes.com. These recipes are submitted by regular home cooks, tried by thousands, and every single recipe has a rating, multiple reviews, nutritional info, and photos submitted by real people. This means no … Continue reading

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Cranberry-Orange Loaf

Thanksgiving: 2 weeks from today. Christmas: 6 weeks and 2 days away. Elfster.com: bookmarked on my Mac. Eggnog coffee creamer: in my fridge. Hallmark $5 off coupon for new ornament: in my purse. You know, I know, we all know. … Continue reading

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Ham and Potato Casserole

My apartment, on the top floor of a 3-story building, is at about sixty degrees right now. (Heat RISES!) I’m wearing two layers, soon to be covered by a sweater, jacket and scarf before venturing on my Saturday errands. The … Continue reading

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Mexican Sausage Wontons

Brett and I had a leisurely lake getaway last weekend and, as always happens at the lake, we indulged in too much food and drink. On Saturday evening, after a full day of girls shopping and guys golfing, we got … Continue reading

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