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Family Crepe Night

TweetWhen I was little, my parents sometimes threw super fancy dinner parties for their friends and business clients. Among the dishes my mom would cook were crêpes. Sometimes they were destined to hold a creamy sherry chicken filling; sometimes they … Continue reading

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Balsamic Rhubarb Cherry Chicken

TweetHurrah, it’s finally cherry season! Cherries are my absolute favorite fruit. I love taking the kids out to the orchard to go pick the cherries fresh off the tree. We eat as many as we can until we’re totally sick, … Continue reading

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Teriyaki Turkey Tetrazzini

TweetSometimes the best part of the meal is the leftovers. Thanksgiving has always been a little bit like this for me. That’s because it’s a pretty exhausting meal to prepare, with so many different dishes to juggle to put on … Continue reading

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Wasabi Breakfast Potatoes

TweetSometimes, when you’re a food blogger, you make amazingly delicious fig balsamic basted bacon, and your family eats it all up, and then your good friend sees it on your blog and says “Ooooh, that looks amazing, I wish I … Continue reading

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Potato Leek Salad (with Fig Balsamic Bacon)

TweetI actually cannot believe that I waited this long to do this: I basted bacon with Tavern on the Green International balsamics!!! I used the Autumn Fig, although I’m sure the others would work just as well. But WOW!!! This … Continue reading

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Balsamic Brussels Sprout Wheat Berry Salad

TweetI have a love affair with grains. Yes, it’s true. In the fall and winter, I love warm bowls of risotto, or baked winter squash halves filled with grains. When spring and summer roll around, I turn to vegetable-filled pilafs, … Continue reading

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My Best Friend is a Food Blogger

TweetMy best friend is a food blogger. She was a food blogger long before I decided to try my hand at it, and is a million times better at it than me. What this means is that sometimes I get … Continue reading

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Mango Butter on Monkey Bread

TweetI bought a giant box of mangoes at my local Asian market last week, and for some reason, we couldn’t quite eat them fast enough. One morning I looked, and three of them were all ripe at the same time—and … Continue reading

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Red and White Salad

TweetLast week we had a mini heat wave, and of course, since it was the first time since last summer that I’ve turned on the air conditioning, I didn’t know that it had stopped working in the meantime. So it … Continue reading

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1870 Meatloaf Sandwich

TweetFor some reason, my family has never been very excited about meatloaf. My oldest daughter tells me that it reminds her of hospitals. My youngest daughter seems to think that it’s a weak imitation of a hamburger. And, honestly, there … Continue reading

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