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Sweet Potato and Quinoa Salad

There’s nothing like a good salad.  Sometimes that means an abundance of crunchy veggies, and other times that means hard boiled eggs and bacon and cheese and a really bad-for-you dressing – proving that a “salad” can really be anything … Continue reading

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Cauliflower “Shrimp” Cocktail

I first came accross this recipe in the R.S.V.P. section of our beloved Bon Appetit – arguably my favorite part of the magazine.  What does almost every good food lover do when they eat something delicious at a restaurant?  They mull … Continue reading

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Kale & Quinoa Greek Salad

I love when this happens…you start out making lunch from whatever needs to be used up in the fridge (and cupboard)…and then you suddenly find yourself getting inspired, adding a little more of this & a little of that until … Continue reading

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Bacon Corn & Clam Chowder

OK so clam chowder might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you have a hankering for potatoes but it is one of the main ingredients so maybe you can grant me a little leeway here… Being … Continue reading

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Bootie’s Cucumbers

First – let’s tackle the pronunciation.  Sound out the o’s as if you were saying book, not boot.  Bootie was my maternal Grandma.  She had a sharp wit and quick wink (which I’m very grateful to have inherited).  I’m not … Continue reading

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Spicy Spinach Soup

As I finish up this post the weather outside my building is a balmy 60 degrees and the afternoon sky cant decide if it feels like giving us a beautiful sunset or one more downpour to finish out the day.  … Continue reading

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Taco Night

What meal is both cheap AND interactive? Tacos of course. It is always so much fun to make a taco exactly how you like it (EXTRA sour cream, cheese and hot sauce pour moi…), and since the ingredients are so … Continue reading

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Black Bean Soup

Full disclosure, sometimes this girl on a budget’s idea of a cheap dinner is opening a bottle of wine and calling it a night.  But I’m supposed to be an adult now and drinking your dinner is neither classy nor … Continue reading

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Mushroom Risotto

There are few activities as comforting as stirring an enormous pot of risotto… from the sautéing of the onions, to the grating of the parmesan cheese, it is an incredibly therapeutic experience. Absolutely perfect for a Friday night in after an … Continue reading

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