Category Archives: Fast

Grilled Vegetables with Quinoa

This summer, my oldest is at camp for the first time. It’s not like a sleep away camp – he gets the bus at the local Y to an outdoor Y center in the next town and spends all day … Continue reading

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Antipasto Pizza

Christmas in my house usually means one thing: lots of Italian food on Christmas Eve. And not just any Italian food – my mom’s Italian food. This year, amongst my mother, sister and I, we made two trays of stuffed … Continue reading

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Bacon & Scallion Frittata

The first time I made this, I said to Steve, “This may possibly be the only way I want to eat eggs for the rest of my life.”  My husband’s mouth was too full to respond. Eggs for dinner is … Continue reading

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Swedish Apple Pie

I don’t know if this actually from Sweden.  But that’s what my mom calls it so here it is.  This is the kind of pie that non-bakers make.  I am, actually, a baker, but I am way too busy today … Continue reading

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Easy Marinade with Fresh Herbs & Mayonnaise

I know; it sounds completely gross, doesn’t it?  Mayonnaise in a marinade?  What the what?  But honestly, it kept the chicken so moist (what a horrific word) and it added a nice zing to the otherwise bland meal known as … 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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“Refried” Black Beans

Canned or dried beans are the cheap person’s heaven for dinner.  A generic can of black beans will run around a dollar, give or take some cents.  They’re incredibly versatile.  Beans can go in salads, in soups, or be the … Continue reading

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