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Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Carmelized Onions in Brown Butter

When I set my four goals for April, I was feeling pretty ambitious. I’ve been doing pretty well, though I must say I have failed dismally at attending yoga once a week – I only went twice during the month … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Hope your St. Patrick’s Day was fantastic! I haven’t been able to post in a while due to some changes in my personal life, but I thought this would be a great meal to share with you. I love the … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Our Valentine’s Day dinner went off without a hitch. I was really pleased with all the recipes I chose, and though I’m not usually one for making a big fuss over the table settings, I thought it looked beautiful. I … Continue reading

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RealSimple – Valentine’s Day Tips & Tricks

If you’re still looking for some sweet Valentine’s Day ideas, check out RealSimple magazine’s V-Day page. It’s a great resource for dessert recipes, cocktails, and menu ideas. I’m planning a top-secret menu, including delectable dessert. I’m pretty sure Andrew doesn’t … Continue reading

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Lasagne

Since I had the sauce left over from our Italian Feast the other night, I decided to make a lasagne. But Amy, you’re thinking, I thought you didn’t like sauce on pasta. You’re right, dear reader, I don’t. This lasagne … Continue reading

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Italian Feast

Your most basic Italian feast – pasta, sauce, garlic bread, and salad – is one of my favorite suppers ever. I make a pot of sauce on the weekend and let it simmer for at least two nights, then serve … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Pot Roast

I got a fab recipe for a slow cooked pot roast from my friend Laura. The recipe has gotten rave reviews from everyone who makes it. I doubled the recipe so it would serve three plus leftovers. When we got … Continue reading

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