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Basil and Sunflower Tilapia

It’s gray and dismal outside my office window this morning. It feels more like 6 am than 7 am as the clouds hang thick. The grass, which is just starting to show signs of the brilliant hue that we’ll love for three seasons, looks muted and pathetic. This is not the sunny day I was …

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Easy Breaded Cod Recipe

This quick and easy recipe for Easy Breaded Cod is perfect for kids and adults. Cajun spice lends flavor to the breading without making it spicy. What is it with all of the food allergies and sensitivities in the world today? Back in my day, peanut butter and jelly was a mainstay on the cafeteria …

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Garlic Soy Beef Stir-Fry

Garlic Soy Beef Stir-Fry

Tender beef and veggies are cooked in a fragrant garlic-soy sauce in this quick and easy recipe for Garlic Soy Beef Stir-Fry. In my single days, a mainstay of my cooking was stir-fry dishes. It is just so easy. Chop up a few veggies, toss it in a pan with a little oil and stir, stir, …

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How to Make a Great Salad

Earlier this week, Glamour Magazine’s Storked! blogger Christine Coppa asked readers what they like in salads. The responses were plentiful with ideas. Me? I like lots of veggies, a bit of cheese and usually a protein. Mmm. But that got me thinking about how my salad style has really changed. I used to think that …

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Roasted Herbed Carrots

After spending the better part of a year cooking without any regard for fat or calories, I am slowing down. As much as I love bacon (isn’t everything better with bacon?), I’ve said farewell for now to my faithful friend. We’ll see each other again, I am sure … but for now, I need healthier …

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