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 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. 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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