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Crockpot Short Ribs and Sage Butter Mashed Potatoes

The temperature in DC has been below freezing for over a week, so these slow-cooked ribs really hit the spot.  They are hearty and delicious, stick-to-your-ribs filling but still fairly clean eating (well, except the potatoes). Perfect for a Sunday … Continue reading

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Rooftop Dinner Party, Southern Style

It has been a painfully rainy Spring here in the DC area.  Almost every day I’ve woken up longing for the temperate, sunny weather I enjoyed in San Diego.  When we did finally get a momentary break from the drizzle, … Continue reading

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Coffee Creme Brûlée

I’m fancy.  Oh, I’m fancy.  Because I made creme brûlée.  At home.  From scratch.  And it was delicious. Here’s my silky smooth, simple but chic recipe for coffee creme brûlée. Ingredients: (This recipe makes enough for about 3 people, depending … Continue reading

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Skinny Bite Frittatas

Who knew that four ingredients and 30 minutes could make a week’s worth of delicious and healthy breakfasts?  Unless you’ve got a crowd on your hands, that is.  It would take a family of 5 less than 2 minutes to … Continue reading

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Huevos Rancheros

Ever since moving to California, I’ve developed a voracious appetite for Mexican food.  I mean, I thought I loved tacos and cheese dip back East, but it turns out I was barely scratching the surface.  The East coast can keep … Continue reading

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Cooking without Recipes: Chicken Parmesan

Chicken parmesan was one of the first things I ever learned to cook.  I learned by watching my mother prepare it for dinner (it’s a family favorite).  It’s so simple, and she made it so often, that she didn’t use … Continue reading

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Rocky Road Cookies

I am going to make my coworkers so fat.  They’ll never know what hit them. I’ve finally found a disposal for all the baked goods I produce.  I first won them over with my cupcakes, but these rocky road cookies … Continue reading

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