Category Archives: eat in

Meal Planning, Part I

There is so much information out there about meal planning. You can find websites, message boards, books, and community groups dedicated to meal planning in various forms. Some people take one day and cook/freeze their meals for the whole month. … Continue reading

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Maple Wasabi Chicken

This simple chicken dish was a nice change from the herb rubs and marinades we’ve been using this summer. Sweetness from the maple, heat from the wasabi and red pepper, and delicious pan-seared flavor made this marinade something to remember. … Continue reading

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Corn Chowder with Kielbasa

This is Andrew’s favorite soup in my arsenal. His family loves it too, which always makes me feel so flattered. I make it often, just so I can get the compliments! The corn and kielbasa may seem like an odd … Continue reading

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Garbage Bag Caesar Salad

My step-mother-in-law, Ann, has several signature dishes. One that Andrew and I both adore is her garbage bag Caesar salad. It’s a simple recipe that always comes out yummy, and the um, unconventional method is a great conversation starter! Ann’s … Continue reading

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+Raw Diet: Day 3-4+

So this was a tough weekend. I attended three cookouts, which meant I had to be on my best behavior around the delicious smells of hot dogs and hamburgers on the grill. I also avoided macaroni salad, chips, cheese, birthday … Continue reading

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+Raw Diet: Day 1+

Okay, so I promised to chronicle my adventures in raw food, and today was my semi-Day 1. Here’s what I ate, and I’m sure you’ll see why I say “semi” in front of “Day 1.” Breakfast – cubed cantaloupeMorning Snack … 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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Molten Lava Cakes

Fudgy chocolate cake. Gooey chocolate “lava” filling. The most cliched day for romance in the whole year. Doesn’t this all sound like fun? On Valentine’s Day, I wanted our special dessert to be Molten Lava Cakes. File this one under … 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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