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Category: dinner


Lime Basil Shrimp

Fridays are my favorite day to cook. I teach until 6:30 Mon-Thursdays so whipping up something that takes longer than 15 minutes from start to finish is definitely not happening here. (think leftovers and making ahead) Tonight I am going…

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Make Your Own Cobb Salad Bar/Pumpkin Creme Brûlée

Happy Monday, Everyone! What a fun weekend I have had! Thursday night I shared with you….that was the evening my girlfriends came for dinner with a wonderful Nicoise Salad. We had a lot of laughs and made some happy memories…

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Chicken Taco Casserole

Hi Everyone! Here comes the weekend! Here in CA, Spring is definitely showing her face…daffodils are popping up, fields of mustard are blooming, flowering trees are showing off, and the grass is starting to grow again. Thank Goodness we got…

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Hearty Bean Soup

I know! I know! I haven’t been keeping up with the blog! To be honest, after all the meals I cooked over Christmas and New Years, I kind of got burnt out on everything. Sorry about that! I will try…

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Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta and Pinenuts

Can you possibly take another Brussels sprouts recipe? This one is a bit different with the saltiness of the bacon and pancetta and the crunchy nutty taste of the pine nuts. YUM!   Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta and Pinenuts 2…

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Lemon Lime Garlic Shrimp with Herbs

Do you ever have one of those nights that you really, really, REALLY don’t feel like cooking? Although I love cooking, I do occasionally just feel burnt out and don’t feel like going through with the planning and cooking of…

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Michael’s Scalloped Potatoes

I had a bunch of food in the house that I kind of wanted to use up…mainly potatoes and cheese…I need to stop buying these things at Costco because I end up with far too much! Well, my son will…

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Chicken with Lemon and Garlic (aka Not Really Chicken Piccata)

….So it was requested that I make some chicken for the hubby. He doesn’t often request a particular food type, so I know when he does, that he really has a “hankering” for something. He didn’t ask for a particular…

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Spicy Sweet Glazed Shrimp

Another Friday night… another excuse to have friends over for dinner. I love summers. I love my friends. I love cooking for my friends. I love cooking for my friends in the summer for dinner….Okay…that could be annoying, but I…

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Lemon Basil Pesto

If you have read earlier summer posts, you know I already made a few batches of regular pesto. I purposely planted many, many basil plants so I could make pesto for my son, Danny. He loves the stuff… Can’t get…

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