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We Were Going to Make Pasta Sauce

December was pasta sauce month.  December is over.  We missed it. December is busy.  Holidays, family, snow shoveling; it all really starts to add up.  Perfecting sauce just was not in the cards. I did make one sauce.  It was … Continue reading

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The 5th Annual Soup Party

For the last 5 year, on the first Saturday of November, my husband and I have hosted a soup party.  What, you ask, is a soup party?  Well, let me tell you all about it.  It is the best way … Continue reading

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It’s Soup Month!

For the last four years, I have hosted a Soup Party on the first Saturday of November.   We have a 5 or 6 couples over and every couple brings a soup.  For me, this is the perfect way to entertain.  … Continue reading

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Jalapeno Grilled Cheese

It’s the last day of September and I have not made as many sandwiches as I would have liked.  This seems to be a recurring theme these last few months and I do apologize.  October will be better; school is … Continue reading

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B.E.L.T and some Quinoa for Good Measure

I love sandwiches.  Nothing makes me happier than having a great sandwich.  My personal downfall is that I buy great sandwiches, I don’t make them.  I make myself a sandwich for lunch almost every day and it is always a … Continue reading

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Mmm. Bulgur.

I was not as successful with grains and vinaigrette month as I would have liked, but I was more successful than stir fry month.  I guess that’s something. I tried out bulgur and it was not bad.  I was able … Continue reading

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Grains and Vinaigrette. Yum.

It’s August and that means it’s grains and vinaigrette.  It is hard to get excited about this, but I’m trying to muster more enthusiasm than I had for stir fry. Vinaigrette is a made with a 3:1 ratio of oil … Continue reading

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July’s Grilling Intro, Progress Toward Goals, and Recap

I’m intimidated by fire. I wanted my July grilling goals to be realistic and attainable. In the past, grilling, for me, has meant finding a recipe, prepping the ingredients (unless they were meat), and delegating the task to Andy. I … Continue reading

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Girls Can Grill

July was a busy month, but I found some time to grill. I have a standard grilled potato that I learned from my mom and can make without a recipe.   Thin sliced potatoes, onions, butter, salt and pepper.  Layer in … Continue reading

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Lucy, You are So Juicy

My sister lives in Minneapolis, home of the Juicy Lucy.  I have had the pleasure of eating at Matt’s Bar and have experienced the joy of a burger filled with molten hot cheese.  This is what we decided to recreate … Continue reading

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