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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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Asian Inspired Portobello Mushrooms

Asian Inspired Portobello Mushrooms

| December 18, 2007 | 1 Comment

Sometimes I will just write down a list of ingredients and guess how much of each one is necessary to make a mouthwatering dish. Sometimes I am right. Sometimes I am way off-base. It was definitely the former when I dreamed up this dish. I was hooked at first bite (and made sure to have […]

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Great Gifts for Budding Chefs

Great Gifts for Budding Chefs

| November 15, 2007 | 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again: time for seeking out presents for our loved ones. I love shopping for the people I love and getting things I know they will enjoy. Last year, I highlighted my favorite cookbooks in anticipation of the holidays. This year, I want to tell you about some of my favorite […]

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Roasted Pesto Cauliflower

Roasted Pesto Cauliflower

| November 14, 2007 | 0 Comments

I like vegetables a lot. But what I don’t like is boring vegetables — just steamed or boiled and thrown on a plate. I don’t think that does the flavor of any veggies justice. It’s just like cooking with any kind of meat or fish: sure, you could just grill it up and throw a […]

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Sign of the times? Italian Panko Steak

Sign of the times? Italian Panko Steak

| November 12, 2007 | 1 Comment

Maybe it’s a sign of the times or something. When I was grocery shopping recently, I picked up a box of Panko crumbs and bought them. Only later did I realize that they were in fact Italian panko. Italian panko?!? They lacked the light texture of regular Japanese panko and were considerably larger, thicker, etc. […]

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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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A Comedy of Errors: Making Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake

A Comedy of Errors: Making Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake

| October 16, 2007 | 3 Comments

I’ve had my eye on the chocolate chip coffee cake that Madeline wrote about a few weeks back. It sounded so good. And although I HATE sour cream with a passion, I decided to give it a try on Sunday. The few recipes that have caught my eye on Everything Rachael Ray have been really […]

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Sundried Tomato Oregano Pasta

Sundried Tomato Oregano Pasta

| October 14, 2007 | 3 Comments

Happy birthday, Weekend Herb Blogging! Weekend Herb Blogging is celebrating its second birthday this weekend. Creator Kalyn of Kalyn’s Kitchen has challenged bloggers to incorporate an herb and a veggie into a dish for this weekend’s roundup. I have to admit, mine doesn’t quite fit the bill though, since tomatoes are a fruit, not a […]

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Recipe: Blueberry Oatmeal Cake

Recipe: Blueberry Oatmeal Cake

| September 12, 2007 | 1 Comment

Who says that cake can’t be breakfast? This recipe for Blueberry Oatmeal Cake is a crowd-pleasing breakfast recipe. Cake? For breakfast? Sure, it sounds a little wacky but this breakfast cake is perfect for mornings. Just say yes, and whip up this easy Blueberry Oatmeal Cake. It’s a tender, moist cake dotted with juicy blueberries. […]

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How to Make a Big Batch of Roasted Tomato Sauce to Store for the Winter

How to Make a Big Batch of Roasted Tomato Sauce to Store for the Winter

| September 7, 2007 | 4 Comments

Tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes! When I bought the 10 pounds of seconds tomatoes last weekend, I was worried that my ultimate goal of transforming them into a succulent sauce was, well, a bit lofty. But, fortunately, the plan worked like a charm and I was able to use my small batch process on a much larger […]

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