Monthly Archives: October 2011

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burritos: aka Halloween Burritos

Like many who love food, I love holiday cooking, but I never thought of Halloween as a big cooking event.  However, as I was making these burritos I realized they were perfect for Halloween.  Not only are they the right … Continue reading

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Marathon Brunch

Today was the St. Louis Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon, and my house happened to be at mile 25 (or 12 for the half marathoners), can you think of a better excuse for a party?  As soon as I heard about … Continue reading

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Saffron Butternut Squash Risotto & Cooking with Friends

Food can be categorized in many ways … by country of origin, by method of preparation, by meal.  One way I think of food is by the occasion the way it is served … is this a backyard bash? Or … Continue reading

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24 Hour Pork – Served 5 Ways

Fall is definitely my favorite season and one that makes me want to cook up a storm.  And this weekend was no exception.  One of my favorite winter/fall dishes for large crowds is 24 hour pork – this is a … Continue reading

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Deskside Dining

As you may recall, a few posts back I mentioned a desire to eat healthier food, especially, all of those meals eaten my desk each week.  On average, I eat about 8 to 10 meals at my desk.  Breakfast almost … Continue reading

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Dinner for 10 in less than 90 minutes

It is no secret that I love to entertain; a day spent puttering in the kitchen is wonderful.  But entertaining during the week?  Hmm … that is a little harder to pull off. I work in a PR agency and we … Continue reading

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Baking with Almond Meal

Recently,  I’ve been interested in cooking with almond meal.  I have several friends who are on gluten free diets and I love almonds, plus it has more protein than flour so a nice added benefit.  A few weeks ago, I … Continue reading

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