Monthly Archives: March 2011

Lemon Chicken

One reason that I love writing this blog is that I’m able to share recipes that may be considered “run-of-the-mill” and explain exactly why they are so not “run-of-the-mill.” Point in case: Lemon Chicken. I feel like everyone is so … Continue reading

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You Name Em: Cream Cheese Yellow Cake Bars

Brett’s 25 birthday was this past Thursday. One of the informal “rules” at his engineering firm is that, when its your birthday, you bring in treats to share with coworkers. I’m always looking for a good excuse to cook/bake for … Continue reading

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Manicotti alla Romana

Sunday is my favorite day of the week. Sunday is sleeping in until 9 am, without an event or errands to worry about. Sunday is lounging in yoga pants drinking coffee at the dining room table, reading recipes and making … Continue reading

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Aunt Ellen’s Tomato Beef Stew

From birth to age 18, I lived in a three-bedroom log cabin surrounded by acres of thick woods. While there were neighbors on the other side of those thick woods, “the cabin” and its surrounding forest were the polar opposite … Continue reading

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