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Aunt Bridget's Chicken Soup with Little Meatballs

My high-spirited great Aunt Bridget was the original #nofilter. Always, words were coming out of her mouth that caused us to look at one another, as if to say, Did she really just say that? 1,963 more words


Beginnings of a Great Dish

All great dishes start from humble beginnings and every cuisine has their own.  I am sure everyone reading this has started a dish with one of these three bases sautéed in butter or olive oil in a 2-1-1 ratio. 233 more words

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My Family's Favorite Meatloaf

One of my favorite things to cook, one of my least favorite things to eat. I’m not a fan of ground beef in just about any form. 326 more words


A Do-Ahead Dish Italian Style

Whether it’s a wedding or just Tuesday night, this baked mostaccioli is a winner because it can be made in advance and either frozen or refrigerated, then re-heated to make a casserole as delicious as lasagna.   384 more words

Sunday soup excavation: Spinach, apple, sweet pea

So. Today was disgusting. Slush, freezing rain, general nastiness. A perfect soup day. Also a perfect “no way in hell am I going outside” day. So that means one of two things: Delivery (options are limited in my neck of the woods) or dance with the one what brung ya. 287 more words


Roasted Chicken with Red Skin Mashed Potatoes and Mirepoix Ragout 

So today I felt like having something super tasty, comforting, and simple. I also wanted it to look like I put a lot more effort into it than what had actually gone into making the dish. 910 more words


Kielbasa & Shrimp Jambalaya.

As most of you know, it’s Mardi Gras, and for those of you too responsible to go out drinking tonight…or too cheap to hire a babysitter…or too resigned to the fact that both of your children will be up all night if you have a raging buzz…try cooking the bayou instead of drinking it. 249 more words

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