September 2015

8 posts

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It’s fall. sigh I love fall. Just love it. So, let’s do fall. Let’s do a luscious mushroom lasagna with creamy white sauce (also known as b├ęchamel). B├ęchamel sauce is a classic white sauce that has a touch of nutmeg, which works perfectly with the nutty flavor of the mushrooms. I love this dish for …
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As a kid growing up I used to always want my mom to make dishes like this one. Chicken in a creamy RANCH sauce over rice… welcome to flavor town. Unfortunately, my mom was an extreme health freak and dishes like this one just seemed far too naughty. As an adult, I shared my mother’s …
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My mother initially told me to make this salad to serve alongside the Caramelized Onion and Gruyere Quiche I was making for brunch. The acid from the tomatoes and balsamic paired perfectly with the rich and creamy quiche. Love at first sight.   This salad is extremely easy and goes really well as a side dish with …
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This past weekend I had three of my gorgeous friends and their gorgeous children over for brunch. I wanted something that would make the adults feel special, but that the kids would love. Mission accomplished. I would strongly recommend serving this with a cherry tomato and parsley salad. They love each other. Don’t keep them apart. …
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Easiest. Dish. Eva. I made an impromptu dish tonight for The Cheese and I to snack on while we waited for chicken meatballs to bake in the oven. The options were: 1) eat our hands; or 2) make something to snack on. I went with option two. I had a bunch of snap peas leftover …
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Well, this came out awesome. I was in the mood tonight for something really comforting, but also healthy and easy to make. This cheesy delicious goodness was just what the doctor ordered. Here we have the stars of the show: Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees Over high heat, boil a large pot of salted water and …
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Oh, Vermont, how I love thee, let me count the ways. Rain or shine, hot or cold, Vermont will always have a very special place in my heart. Granted, I am biased. I was lucky enough to spend 15 glorious years of my life in this heavenly place… and I cherished every minute. I was …
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This week, Sunday night dinner needed to be easy, healthy and FAST! The Cheese and I had a crazy weekend and we needed something quick that was going to fill us up but also make us feel better about all the craft beer we drank. To be totally honest, I kind of threw this together. …
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