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Two locals I love

I was out and about today and ran across two locally produced items that I thought would be the perfect duo to start the “What I love locally” conversation. 1) Shatto milk 2) Tastebud magazine I love the recipes, tips, … Continue reading

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Soup’s on: Okra stew

I’ve been in a soup-making mood for weeks…but there wasn’t enough time to really dig into it. And then there’s the decision to make – what kind of soup? I’ve been missing my usual storehouse of gazpacho. The summer flew … Continue reading

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Mushroom gravy

I’ve had a hankering for mushroom gravy for a few weeks. I haven’t been set on what the gravy would adorn, but just craved the tangy, salty fungi flavored sauce. I looked first for the Knorr packages – an easy … Continue reading

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Less ricotta, more mozzarella

Making lasagna is almost too easy with no-cook noodles. I followed the recipe on the box, substituting ground turkey for sausage. I got carried away with the veggies, though. Next time, I’ll cut down on the ricotta – I thought … Continue reading

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Happy 2011! Soup’s on!

The blog is back. Another year, another attempt at adding value to the blogosphere on a regular basis. Wish me luck! : ) Today, I wanted to celebrate the abundance of spearmint vines wintering in a pot inside my house. … Continue reading

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Tandoori #2

This weekend I thought I would try something really different – following a recipe. I really liked last weekend’s on-my-own try, but following a recipe every once in a while is a great way to refresh one’s juices, so to … Continue reading

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Target: Marinade

My adventures today took me to Target.  Somehow, while shopping for organizers and picture frames, I found myself standing in the food section in front of Indian sauces and meal kits. One jar was Tandoori Marinade. Immediately, I knew I … Continue reading

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