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Meal Plan for the Week of March 28, 2010

Meal Plan for the Week of March 28, 2010

| March 28, 2010 | 1 Comment

A few of you asked, so here you go! Monday: Quick Chicken Parmesan (Click here for the printable recipe at Tablespoon) with a big tossed salad and homemade bread Tuesday: Peanut Soba with Stir-Fried Beef and Broccoli (recipe from the latest issue of Fine Cooking) Wednesday: Asian Turkey Burgers on Homemade Foccacia Rolls with salad […]

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My Spending Diet: Week Two

My Spending Diet: Week Two

| March 26, 2010 | 3 Comments

Alright, folks … Here we are at the end of Week Two of My Spending Diet. How’s it going? The Plan: No spending from Saturday until the following Saturday. Cash in wallet can only be used in a true emergency. What Happened: Planning-wise I did much better this week. At no point did I feel […]

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My Spending Diet: Week One

My Spending Diet: Week One

| March 19, 2010 | 10 Comments

Let me run you through a normal week in my eating life: Saturday: Glance through cooking magazines, cookbooks and notebooks to try to decide what to make this week. Ignore all of it and make a rudimentary meal plan … write a grocery list, trying to remember everything I need. Go grocery shopping with the […]

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Making a Plan, Following a Plan

Making a Plan, Following a Plan

| March 16, 2009 | 5 Comments

Before I headed off to the grocery store on Saturday, I did something I don’t normally do … I planned out our dinners for the week and made a list of whatever we were out of for those meals. Did you catch that? Yep, I meal-planned for the week. I’ve toyed with meal planning in […]

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Spectacular Ginger Soy London Broil

Spectacular Ginger Soy London Broil

| January 3, 2008 | 3 Comments

On New Years Eve, we had a fun visit from an old and dear friend of mine, and her family. Then we ate Chinese food (Shawn’s tradition) and rang in the New Year watching The Next Food Network Star (I think I want to be the next star!). On New Years Day, Shawn had to […]

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Fresh, Chopped Onions on a Weeknight

Fresh, Chopped Onions on a Weeknight

| September 25, 2007 | 3 Comments

No time for a full post this morning, but here’s a nifty little tip. If you have a FoodSaver or a similar device that seals bags while sucking all the air out of them, you can speed up your mid-week cooking. How? Chop ingredients like onions, carrots, peppers and potatoes or mince garlic over the […]

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Frozen Dinners

Frozen Dinners

| July 4, 2006 | 1 Comment

Fresh home cooked meals from the freezer? Ones that you prepare yourself and then freeze until you are ready to use them? Could this be real? Well apparently it is. I was leafing through the local weekly today and discovered two ads for local companies that provide this service. You choose however many dishes you […]

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