Monthly Archives: April 2013

Bake It Once and the Bake It Again.

One of my April goals was twice baked potatoes.   They have always seemed like a restaurant food, not an at home food.  I could make them an at home food. The Pioneer Woman has a recipe that looks delicious, and … Continue reading

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It’s The Cheese that Makes the Difference

As a child, I loved cheesy potatoes.  My mom would regularly make those Betty Crocker beauties from a box, and they were creamy, cheesy and delicious.  I didn’t discriminate; I would eat all the flavors.  But I could not figure … Continue reading

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Marisa’s 20th of the Month Sourdough Sidetrack: Pasta

Since joining in on the Sourdough Surprises venture several months ago and looking back on the creations that I’d missed before discovering the group, I’d been longing to try my hand at pasta.  For the group’s one year anniversary, they returned … Continue reading

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Potato, potah-to.

It’s April.  That means it’s potato month.  I realize this post is a little late, but I’ve been busy.  Sorry about that. There are many varieties of potatoes and work better in some dishes than others.  Russets usually show up … Continue reading

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Stir Frying and Sauteing Month was Fine. Better than Fine.

The highlight of stir fry month was definitely Irasian night with Julia. The velveting method stir fry turned out well, although it may have been more work than necessary if the meat is sliced really thin to begin with. The … Continue reading

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Thank God It’s Over

Ugh.  March was just a chore.   I could not have been less inspired.  I tried to stir fry once, and that’s it.  I just could not make myself care.  So glad it’s done. I did do some other cooking without … Continue reading

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