Tag Archives: cheese

Feta & greens omelet: one-handed lunch

I’ve been swamped with editing work lately, so the girls haven’t gotten much play time. On Sunday, I took them to the dog park for some much-needed energy release. When we got to the park, it was occupied. Normally that’s … Continue reading

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Chicken chili with black beans

We are a two-chili family. Tom makes a fantastic red chili with sausage and kidney beans; I make white chili with chicken and white beans. Tonight we had some lovely leftover chicken, so it was my turn. Once my onions … Continue reading

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fried egg sandwich with roasted pepper

If there’s one food trend that I’m right on top of, it’s the fried egg sandwich. An egg is perfect foil for so many flavors. I confess that part of the reason I add peppers is as justification for the buttery egg … Continue reading

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Bacon-broccoli quiche

Bacon is tasty. Bacon from a locally cured organic pig is wondrous. It’s rich and full of porky goodness but never too salty. As my friend Brett Laidlaw says on his fantastic blog Trout Caviar, homemade (or locally produced) bacon … Continue reading

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Chicken-spinach enchiladas for Tom

Last Sunday was my lovely husband Tom’s birthday. It was also Superbowl Sunday, so you know what this sports-obsessed household is doing — even though the Packers are not in the game. Let us pause for a moment of mourning … Continue reading

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Easy, cheesy no-knead bread

Big news (at least to me): My Peach-Prosciutto Crostini post is the Post of the Day on Food 4um! Many thanks to JoAnn for her support. Now, back to our regularly scheduled program…. My suitcase is finally stashed away, after … Continue reading

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Skillet supper, v.2: sausages and peppers over cheesy polenta

This is a piece I wrote a few months ago and forgot to post. So ignore the obvious references to warm weather (snow is predicted tonight; lunches on the deck are now but a dream) and enjoy the food. Company … Continue reading

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Stuffed zucchini in the OLD oven

Yes, you read that right: we’re getting a new stove! The old one had an extra-hot (15,000 BTU) burner and a simmer burner, along with two regular burners. (I don’t need to explain that this is a gas stove, do … Continue reading

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Summer’s finest: corn-tomato salsa omelet

Let’s begin with a cliché today: every cloud has a silver lining. This summer has been unusually hot and sticky. Although we’ve had a lot of fun, we have had bouts of crankiness. We place the blame squarely on the … Continue reading

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New versions of stuffed peppers and biscotti

Cooking is all about flexibility for me. I do take some pretty serious notes when I’m creating new dishes, or fiddling with old ones. (Most of the time, anyway.) Therefore, I can usually recreate a favorite dish fairly accurately, if that’s … Continue reading

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