Category Archives: vegetables

A date night out at the theater!

Ben gave me tickets to see CATS for our first anniversary and Christmas this year. We thought about going somewhere really nice for dinner, but I’d hate to be rushed or late to one of my favorite. So we decided … Continue reading

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A Little Old….A Little New

This wasn’t really a New Year’s Resolution, but with the New Year I wanted to start trying some new ingredients in my recipes and cooking. There are so many recipes I probably skip over just because I’m not familiar with … Continue reading

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Baby It’s Cold Outside…

There is nothing like a hot thick soup to warm you up on a Snow Day. Today for lunch, I made Golden Winter Soup…the feature of this month’s Cooking Light. Besides cutting up the butternut squash, which was quite a … Continue reading

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Veggie Delight!

To start our healthy new year off right we had a night of fresh veggies. Baked potatoes, roasted veggies and giant portobello mushrooms topped with garlic and red bell pepper. The mushrooms were delish and full of flavor…we didn’t even … Continue reading

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Southern Collards = MONEY!

I definitely wanted to make fresh homemade collards for New Years, but all the recipes I could find had a ham hock. I wasn’t too interested in investing that much time to make them. I found this recipe in my … Continue reading

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More of the best of…

This is the second recipe I’ve made from Cooking Light’s 20th Anniversary magazine edition where they featured 20 best recipes from the past 20 years. Baked Potato Soup won the best soup and it was awesome, especially for a Sunday … Continue reading

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Sausage, Peppers and Onions…Oh Goodness

I never thought such a simple dish could be so good. For some reason I had a craving for this. I searched for a recipe and found one from Giada that had 5 stars. It is definitely worth 5 stars. … Continue reading

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Twice As Nice!

This dish is known as “The Meal” in my family. We have this whenever we left for camp, school, celebrated a birthday and have always had this on Christmas Eve. The side dishes may vary each time, but the steak … Continue reading

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More Casseroles…

This must be the month of casseroles! Until recently I had never heard of Turkey Tetrazzini or Chicken Tetrazzini. After the holidays I used leftover turkey for the Turkey Tetrazzini casserole and recently found one for chicken. While making this … Continue reading

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My favorite thing to cook…

Lasagna! It’s quite ironic I love lasagna now. When I was about 7 years old I remember eating lasagna at the beach right before we loaded up the van to come back home. A stomach bug was being passed around … Continue reading

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