Monthly Archives: April 2012

Mushrooms with Onions and Tomato Sauce

Dinner at my house growing up wasn’t usually of the meat-and-potatoes variety.  My parents made their own version of refried beans and we had taco night.  There was always homemade soup and chili.  We ate a lot of stir fry with … Continue reading

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Grilling Ideas

Let’s be interactive here. I have two types of marinades in my repetoire for grilling (three if you count barbeque sauce).  The first is lemon juice, garlic, olive oil, and various fresh herbs.  The second is usually soy based, with … Continue reading

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Easter Dinner

Mortimer Brewster said “Insanity runs in my family; it practically gallops!” (Watch Arsenic and Old Lace; Cary Grant’s hilarious.) That’s kind of how I feel about the poor sucker who volunteers to cook holiday meals.  The role of Poor Sucker … Continue reading

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Baked Pasta with Meat Sauce

I have a cold that’s slowly morphing into a sinus infection.  So, in other words, I feel like crap.  But I still have to eat and I still have to feed my family.  The two year old’s not going to … Continue reading

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Five Spice Beef and Pepper Stir Fry

This is a recipe from Rachael Ray’s 30 Minute Meals 2.  I’ve made this before and it’s a really delicious meal.  As usual, it took me longer than thirty minutes, but not actually too much longer than that. What I … Continue reading

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