Tag Archives: Food

Eating My Fill in The Big Easy

I have a confession to make: Half of the reason I’m excited about our short vacation in New Orleans next year is because of all the possibilities of good food.  And beignets.  I’ve been dying to try one since my … Continue reading

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Trying to pump up the health

Since I got pregnant, I’ve really slacked off on eating healthy all the time.  Or even most of the time.  Combine that with a serious lack of exercise lately, and I’ve gotten sadly out of shape.  I haven’t really put … Continue reading

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Tasty Lunch Reviews

I’ve been gone for work a few days this week, and I have to say that I have had some seriously fantastic lunches while on the road.  Like, possibly the best sandwiches I’ve ever eaten in my entire life good. … Continue reading

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Orange Cranberry Cream Cheese Spread

The holidays are a never-ending source of culinary exasperation and inspiration.  Exasperation as you try vainly to make forty bajillion recipes for holiday parties and holiday dinners.  Inspiration from the recipes everyone else is pinning and new delights at old … Continue reading

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Twice-a-Month Cooking

This is my latest play on once-a-month cooking.  Call it twice-a-month cooking, if you will.  I realized that trying to do everything at once, all in one day so my mom can babysit the Munchkin, is too much for me. … Continue reading

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Christmas Craft Ideas

We’re looking to dial back a little bit this year for Christmas, especially since we have two friends having babies who need baby shower presents, but I still want to be able to give some great gifts.  As a result, … Continue reading

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Barbecue Chicken-Bacon Pizza

Some days I have to work hard to figure out what we’re going to have for dinner.  Other days, inspiration simply strikes out of the blue, and I roll with it.  Still other days, someone offhandedly mentions pizza on Twitter, … Continue reading

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Zipper Peas: An Experiment

At the farmers market this weekend, I was scouting for fresh peas.  I love them but can’t afford to buy them at the store very often; I’m really going to have to break down and grow some for myself at … Continue reading

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Farmers Market Score: Grilled Vegetable Pitas with White Wine Vinaigrette and Caprese Salad

You know, my favorite time of year may well be from April to October, aka the months when the farmers market is open.  I mean, when else can you get homemade jam; purple, red, orange, green, and/or yellow bell peppers; … Continue reading

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Zucchini Fries

I kept seeing this recipe making the rounds on Pinterest, getting pinned over and over and over again, and finally I decided to give in and just make the stupid things already.  (Yep, I too succumb to peer pressure.) However, … Continue reading

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