Category Archives: Dinner

Southwest “Stir Fry”

The recipe was inspired by my friend Cara … several years ago she introduced me to Black Bean Sweet Potato Burritos, one of my favorite vegetarian dishes.  The other day I was in the mood for them, but wanted something … Continue reading

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A St. Patrick’s Day Feast – Corned Beef, Baked Cabbage, Bread Pudding and More

Given the name of this blog, I knew I needed to do a St. Patrick’s Day post and wanted to do something that was actually enjoyable … a step beyond the traditional boiled corned beef, cabbage and potatoes.  Now, on … 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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Tuscan Bean Soup

After the past two “meat-centric” posts, I think it is time for something with a different protein source.  What could be better than a thick savory bean soup? I’ve always been a fan of soup, it is such a forgiving … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Meat Sauce: Bolognese Sauce

Not only have I been a poor blogger recently, I also fell off the cookbook challenge several months back.  The other day when I was reading this post on Dinner: A Love Story, I knew I needed to a). try … Continue reading

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A Hint of India: Roasted Root Vegetables and Chicken

To describe this meal as Indian would be a gross misstatement, but it certainly has a hint of India.  Even better, it has minimal prep time and leaves the house smelling wonderful.   The meal was inspired by a visit to … Continue reading

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