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Soup Series A: Crockpot Cassoulet Soup

I absolutely love cassoulet– a flavorful French stew made from duck confit, garlic sausage, pork and/or lamb, bacon and white beans.  Continue reading

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A New Pork and Apples Dinner

As much as my husband Kurt loves my braised pork loin with its creamy mustard cider sauce, it takes a while to prepare and it makes a lot.  When I make my standard barley side dish, the amount of food lasts for days. Continue reading

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Baby Steps to Indian Cuisine: Jacki’s Red Lentil Dal

When I learned that several of my mommies had never tried Indian dishes, I thought it would be good to do another Indian dish here.  Continue reading

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When You Want Something Besides Hamburger…Bolognese Sauce!

I bought two 1-lb packs of organic ground beef over the weekend because I was with Ken and he was rushing me.  I buy organic ground beef because my friend Linda mentioned at one of the Mommy Dinners, the video circulating the internet about “pink slime.”  Ew.  Continue reading

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Oven-fried Chicken Strips– Fast Food With Less Fat!

Today Ken and I went shopping, first to Michael’s so he could pick up some craft items (for God only knows what project), then to Wegman’s for a few groceries.  As we were walking through the grocery aisles, I asked him what he wanted for dinner Continue reading

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First at Bat: Andrea’s Turkey Chili

Before I started my new career as SAH mom; I was a VP at a small software company.  I became good friends with the VP of Sales and Marketing, Andrea.   Continue reading

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