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Super Easy Low-Fat Oven Fries

Super Easy Low-Fat Oven Fries

| November 11, 2007 | 7 Comments

Not the best picture, I’ll admit. But this is one of those “gotta try it” recipes. I adore French fries (but I don’t love the damage they do to my weight) and always have. Like many folks, McDonald’s fries were my first love. But I have eaten some awesome ones since them. In fact, I […]

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Simple Roasted Red Potatoes

Simple Roasted Red Potatoes

| May 30, 2007 | 6 Comments

Well, not really. But geez would I like to – back to the city, where it’s safe. (If you just want to read about food, hop down to the Food, yay! header.) Yesterday afternoon/evening was, in a word, stressful. I battled bumper to bumper traffic to get to Will’s daycare by 5:30 (I got there […]

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Broccoli Cheese Bake

Broccoli Cheese Bake

| February 23, 2007 | 0 Comments

So there I was, sitting at my desk at work. Idly clicking through Cooking Light‘s recipe archive when I found it: a broccoli recipe that I had to try. And when I say “had to” I mean right away, walk don’t run, need to do this now. Broccoli and Three-Cheese Casserole was calling me. So […]

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Roasted Rosemary Fingerling Potatoes

Roasted Rosemary Fingerling Potatoes

| February 13, 2007 | 0 Comments

Fingerling potatoes are small, sweet tubers that vaguely look like deformed and fat fingers. I was lucky enough to pick up a giant bag of them at Costco not long ago (yay!) and finally got to sample their deliciousness. Man, are they ever good. I am a big fan of roasting great potatoes, so that’s […]

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Garlicky Pan-Grilled Asparagus with Romano Cheese

Garlicky Pan-Grilled Asparagus with Romano Cheese

| January 10, 2007 | 1 Comment

I have a secret. It’s actually not much of a secret so much as a disclosure. A brutally honest disclosure. But we’ll get to that in a moment. First, let me talk a bit about asparagus. Asparagus is a good source of vitamins A and C, both antioxidants. It’s also a great source of folate […]

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Getting to the Stuffing . . .

Getting to the Stuffing . . .

| November 30, 2006 | 0 Comments

As promised, here is the recipe for Apple Bacon Corn Bread stuffing . . . everyone raved about this on Thanksgiving. I know it seems like a lot of ingredients but the prep goes very quickly and it comes together easily. Apple Bacon Corn Bread Stuffing 1 recipe corn bread such as my lavender corn […]

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Cornbread for Stuffing

Cornbread for Stuffing

| November 29, 2006 | 2 Comments

This corn bread is good for stuffing, such as Apple Bacon Cornbread Stuffing. Cucina Bella Lavender Corn Bread 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 1 1/3 cups yellow cornmeal 2 tablespoon sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt ¼ tsp lavender 1 1/4 cups 1% low-fat milk 3 large eggs, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons butter, […]

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WHB: Fried Green Tomatoes

WHB: Fried Green Tomatoes

| October 15, 2006 | 6 Comments

What do you do when you are given a gigantic green beefsteak tomato? Make a giant batch of fried green tomatoes of course!!! I’ve only attempted fried green tomatoes once before and they were a disaster. This time I was determined to create something that would wow even myself. I’ve read many recipes for this […]

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ARF: Blue Tomato Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

ARF: Blue Tomato Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

| July 11, 2006 | 5 Comments

So, I’ve been failing to post for the weekly blogging events for sometime even though I intended to. I really like joining in on the fun for events like ARF/5-A-Day hosted weekly by Sweetnicks, since it challenges me to make something new and different that brings more antioxidants and/or vegetables into our home. Check Sweetnicks […]

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ARF: Fiddlehead Greens Salad

ARF: Fiddlehead Greens Salad

| May 1, 2006 | 2 Comments

I was wandering the produce section of a local supermarket . . . I do that a lot . . . and came across these interesting greens right next to the sugar snap peas. “Fiddlehead greens,” the package proclaimed. They weren’t too expensive ($2.50 or so, for the package) so I decided to pick them […]

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