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Five Facts About Red Cabbage

Five Facts About Red Cabbage

| February 18, 2008 | 1 Comment

I have these photos of red cabbage I took recently that I really like . . . so, rather than just show you the photos, I thought I might make them into a moderately useful post. Here are five interesting facts about red cabbage. Red cabbage is a good source of the flavonoids, a powerful […]

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Cheddar Bacon Twice Baked Potatoes

Cheddar Bacon Twice Baked Potatoes

| February 7, 2008 | 3 Comments

I was never a fan of baked potatoes. But last year, I suddenly developed a taste for them. Perhaps it was just that until last year I had never had a baked potato with toppings or fillings. Growing up, it was always bake, squeeze, pop on plate. Sometimes there would be a pat of butter […]

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Pomegranate Lemonade

Pomegranate Lemonade

| February 4, 2008 | 3 Comments

The latest issue of Bon Appetit came in the mail on the same day that I happened to buy a bottle of POM (you know, that pomegranate juice that everyone seemed to be talking about and using, um, yesterday — yes, I am a little behind on that trend). So anyway, it just seemed like […]

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Sundried Tomato Pesto

Sundried Tomato Pesto

| January 29, 2008 | 3 Comments

I love pesto. I make a million different variations of pesto. Pesto is my friend. Unfortunately, my husband isn’t as fond of it though. Too bad for him. But, that means more for me (and Will). Pestos are great to use on sandwiches, in pastas, on toasted breads, on vegetables … oh, there are a […]

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Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries

| January 22, 2008 | 150 Comments

These Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries are always a hit with dinner. My husband doesn’t like sweet potatoes. He won’t eat them. He turns his nose up when I mention them. It’s one of many veggies that he just doesn’t like. So the other night, I whipped up a batch of Super Easy Low-Fat Oven […]

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Sautéed Tilapia with Lemon-Caper Pan Sauce

Sautéed Tilapia with Lemon-Caper Pan Sauce

| January 21, 2008 | 6 Comments

Last Monday, I had a total kitchen disaster trying to make a blood orange tilapia. Meanwhile, Cate at Sweetnicks hit the culinary jackpot with her Sauteed Tilapia with Lemon-Peppercorn Sauce. Not only did she rave on her blog about it, but she raved to me about it. So, that tilapia recipe ended up at the […]

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Easy Sautéed Catfish

Easy Sautéed Catfish

| January 12, 2008 | 0 Comments

When I was younger — probably 8 or 9 — I struggled with the limited array of fish, vegetables and fruit served around my house. While we ate a diverse selection of meats and poultry, vegetables were limited to standard salad vegetables, corn, peas, green beans, cauliflower and broccoli. Occasionally there would be a Brussels […]

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Hawaiian Turkey Meatballs

Hawaiian Turkey Meatballs

| January 10, 2008 | 7 Comments

I’ve been cooking almost daily. I love cooking so that’s a chore I totally don’t mind doing. And there are several great benefits to cooking at home, instead of getting take out or going out. For one, a meal made at home is cheaper than one in a restaurant. That’s always a good thing. For […]

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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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Pan-Grilled Zesty Turkey Scallopini

Pan-Grilled Zesty Turkey Scallopini

| December 29, 2007 | 0 Comments

This quick and easy recipe for Pan-Grilled Zesty Turkey Scallopini is packed with flavor. Perfect with a salad, pasta or potatoes. I did exactly what you are not supposed to do when planning to lose weight: I set a date to begin the dieting phase. I know, it’s silly and stupid to put it off. […]

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