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Copycat Babalu Veggie Tacos

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Over the last year or so, my cooking mojo has dwindled to almost nothing. Living in Midtown makes it even easier to go out with friends (someone’s running a special every night) or grab something on the run. When I … Continue reading

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Recipe: Best Slow-Cooker Roast Beef Ever

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I don’t cook beef very often, but I got this roast beef recipe from my friend Melanie about ten years ago, and it’s still my favorite! Now that fall is here and Winter is Coming, take five minutes to throw … Continue reading

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Birthday Week of Awesome

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I have been away from this blog, kicking off 35 with a BANG. Last Thursday, Hillary and I went to the Peabody rooftop to see Ingram Hill, a local band that’s had some national success. I’ve been a fan since … Continue reading

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Recipe: Quinoa with Zucchini and Feta

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Last summer, Quinoa with Zucchini and Feta was my favorite dinner – I made it weekly. When I looked for the link the other day to send to a friend, I discovered it had been taken down. Thankfully, I found … Continue reading

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Stuffed Acorn Squash

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  I don’t remember where I got this recipe, but it’s just right for a winter evening! With a salad and maybe some cornbread, it would be a satisfying meal for two. Stuffed Acorn Squash Ingredients: 1 acorn squash, halved … Continue reading

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Pesto Zucchini-Noodle Bacon Frittata with Mushrooms and Kale

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  The other day at Easy-Way, I got a pack of zucchini for under a dollar. I looked for ideas to use up the zucchini and a few other things in my fridge, and found this frittata recipe! Although I … Continue reading

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Last Minute Thanksgiving Dishes

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If you’re still scrambling for meal ideas on this Thanksgiving Eve Eve, allow me to make a few suggestions! These are all recipes I’ve made and enjoyed more than once. Side DishesMy mom often makes Emeril’s Cornbread and Andouille Dressing … Continue reading

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Cheesy Pasta with Kale Pesto and Roasted Carrots

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When I saw this recipe in the October Real Simple, it sounded soooo good to me. I had to make it ASAP! With no ravioli in the house, I used tortellini instead, which was actually a better vehicle for the … Continue reading

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Roasted Eggplant Soup

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When I started living alone, I promised myself that I wouldn’t subsist solely on omelets and veggie pasta dishes. For the most part, I’ve kept that promise. But lately I’ve been too busy and rushed to cook for myself, and … Continue reading

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Easter 2013

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This Easter weekend was great! My brother Kevin was here, so I spent almost the entire weekend with my family. We ate good food, saw a movie, and watched a lot of basketball. I had been looking forward to my … Continue reading

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