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Grilled Vegetable Medley

As fickle as it can be, spring has decided to stay so there is more sunshine to enjoy with only a few rainy/snowy days sprinkled here than there. This past weekend we took advantage and headed to Garden of the Gods for a hike. I never tire of its rugged beauty.   While we’re not quite […]

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So You Want to Write a Cookbook

I’m not the first and certainly won’t be the last to memorialize a writing experience, by well, writing about it. I have dreamed of writing a cookbook for years. Most of my adult life. The promise of printing a cookbook from a list of collected recipes was one of the reasons I purchased the software […]

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Pear & Goat Cheese Appetizer: Easy and Elegant

It was Valentine’s Day, and instead of wrangling a reservation in a cramped restaurant we spent time planning a menu, shopping, and cooking together. We were in search of fresh figs for our appetizer which were woefully out of season. It’s hard to beat the enchantment of figs for indulging in simple pleasures. But alas, there were no figs. […]

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Hoisin-Sesame Asparagus

It would seem there is a longing for spring, unlike any other season. Not necessarily everyone’s favorite if asked, but for those weary of winter, every peek of green inspires hope. The first kiss of sun’s warmth on cheeks, new song on bird’s beak, cheerful daffodils—it is absolutely glorious! In our yard, the Iris and tulips break […]

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Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce

Lately, I’ve been cooking like my hair is on fire. I have a self-imposed deadline of March 31 to finish writing my first cookbook, even if it kills me. (If you don’t hear from me in April, that’s why.) In the midst of proofing recipes for the book, a friend was looking for ways to replace or […]

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In My Kitchen ~ March 2015

In my kitchen … is the window over my sink, telling the story of each season. As the snow began to melt from the roof, the icicles crept into view, glistening as the evening sun casts long shadows over the yard. You can see the cobalt blue bird bath we placed beneath the birdhouses. It’s doing its […]

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Meatloaf with Sweetly-Spiced Glaze: Comfort is King

Growing up, meatloaf wasn’t the comfort food it is for me today. It was more like dreaded food because the massive chunks of onion were never pleasant for a kid who hated onions (mostly because of the texture). Dinnertime wasn’t the time for nonsense at our house, so I was usually in trouble by the time […]

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7 Ways to Love Your Valentine Beyond the Holiday

Valentine’s Day was the first holiday to roll around when my husband and I started dating, this will be our 27th. He made quite an impression that first year with gifts, perfume, flowers, dinner … our relationship was new, and he was in wooing-mode. We were married later that year, and as usual, enthusiasm for […]

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14 Healthy Super Bowl Party Recipes

The Super Bowl seems to arrive just in time to extinguish the best of New Year intentions to “get serious about getting healthy.” I already planned to highlight healthy food choices for this round-up, but wasn’t sure if people would be looking to finish a healthier party with more decadent deserts. So I polled a […]

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Roasted Garlic Aioli

According to food trend gurus, Brussels sprouts are on the rise. Considering these little cabbage buds fall just behind a visit to the dentist on the least favorite list, there’s little fear of world domination. Food trend predictions remind me of the movie The Devil Wears Prada, when Miranda educates Andy about the independent choice she thought she […]

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