Monthly Archives: February 2012

Spinach Mushroom Brie Pizza

This recipe was also inspired by a craving.  I had a meeting the other day at PW Pizza, a great local pizza shop.  We did not eat and the place smelled amazing. So, this weekend I decided I needed some pizza … Continue reading

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Weeknight dining: Quick Seafood Lasagna

The other day I stopped by some of the shops in the Italian section of St. Louis, called The Hill.  You can find wonderful authentic Italian food and groceries there.  While I was browsing, I came across some home-made seafood … Continue reading

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Celebrating Mardi Gras By Going to the Dogs

Did you know that St. Louis has the second largest Mardi Gras celebration in the country (behind New Orleans, of course)?  The celebration is centered in a neighborhood called  Everyone is a friend at the dog parade Soulard, about a … Continue reading

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Bratwurst: Beyond the Grill and Served Three Ways

Do you stereotype your food?  When was the last time that you cooked a turkey outside of the Thanksgiving to Christmas window?  And cooking a turkey you were given at the office in January does not count.  You probably have … Continue reading

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Puff Pastry Fun: Spinach Mushroom Goat Cheese Squares

For many years, I was afraid of puff pastry.  I know it is irrational, but it always seemed so intimidating.  But then I finally tried it and loved it.  Now, it is a “go to” part of my appetizer rotation.  … Continue reading

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Sautéed Green Beans – Chinese Restaurant Style

One of my favorite take-out dishes is spicy sautéed string beans or green beans, but every time I order it, I cringe because I know those innocent healthy beans have been doused in oil and what should be a healthy … Continue reading

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