Monthly Archives: May 2008

Spinach Crepes with Mixed Mushrooms

I love crepes, but they scare me. They seem like they would be difficult to make, but you know what? They really aren’t! I saved this recipe for Thursday night because I was a little nervous about it. I set … Continue reading

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Barbecue (Faux) Beef Cups

I saw this recipe in Rachael Ray’s magazine a while back, in the section called “Take 5, or fewer”. It’s where readers send in their favorite recipes that call for 5 ingredients or less (fewer?). I figured this one could … Continue reading

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Cherry Clafoutis

I NEVER make dessert. Toby is not a big eater of sweets, and I really shouldn’t have any sweets in the house (they don’t last for very long). I came across this recipe in a new cookbook I just got, … Continue reading

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Happy Memorial Day- and I’m not cooking

I don’t cook dinner on holidays, so for tonight’s dinner we had leftover pizza (we had pizza Sat. night, and it was buy 1 , get 1 free…this is the free one). It was a thin crust Margherita (although at … Continue reading

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Cheesy Potato Corncakes

These looked so good in the magazine. And, well, they are good. But mine didn’t look anything like the picture. One thing, though, that I think could have been the problem: I halved the recipe. The recipe serves 8 and … Continue reading

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Asparagus Soup

Here’s another one I got from May’s issue of Southern Living. It seemed like it was too simple to be really good, but it was great! I, of course, used veggie broth in place of the chicken broth it calls … Continue reading

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Easy Cheesy Potato Casserole

I tore this one out of the latest Southern Living. And you know what, it WAS easy! It says to let it sit 5 minutes after you take it out of the oven. I would say maybe 10. It was … Continue reading

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Baked Cajun French Fries

I needed a side dish to go with a pesto-grilled cheese I had a hankering for, and these sounded like they would fit the bill. And they did! I noticed as I was cutting the potatoes, that, dang! This recipe … Continue reading

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Baked BBQ Tofu

Here’s another BBQ Tofu recipe. The tofu part is easy, it’s the sauce that takes a little time. But it’s mostly cooking time. In the sauce recipe, I didn’t have red pepper flakes so I added cayenne pepper instead. This … Continue reading

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The best Mac-N-Cheese ever!

I made this mac-n-cheese once before, and it was heaven! It’s the sort of dish where, as you eat it, you can hear stuff clogging up your arteries, but it’s just so damn good you can’t stop eating it, so … Continue reading

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