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Peruvian Quinoa Vegetable Soup

When I was younger, I used to hate cooking. I thought it was a waste of time, it wasn’t delicious anyways, and grocery shopping sucks. I mean, why bother making a meal that takes at least an hour to make, plus I  have to go to the grocery store (which admittedly I hated because it took me forever to find anything because I had no idea where certain things would be. 962 more words

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Soupe du Jour: Part 2

First thing’s first: I cheated. Twice. I didn’t let the beans sit overnight. Though, technically, they sat covered in cold water for a good 7 hours, so I figured that was the same thing. 1,457 more words


Stuffed Green Bell Peppers with Brown Rice, Italian Sausage, and Parmesan

I have seen stuffed pepper recipes populating the pages of Pinterest for months and have always been tempted to try them, but for some reason always forgot about them when I tried thinking of new recipes to make for the blog. 715 more words

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Easy Peppermint Bark Fudge

I’ve been making fudge for holiday gifts for more than 10 years. It started when I was in college and looking for an inexpensive gift for friends. 391 more words


To brine or not to brine?

The first dish I learned how to cook was a roast chicken with potatoes, throughout my years of cooking this simple dish, I have never brined a chicken. 88 more words