Monthly Archives: November 2008

Smoked Gouda Mashed Potatoes

I wanted to make tonight’s recipe an easy one, and I found this one online. It doesn’t get much easier, especially if you use the Ore Ida Steam and Mash Potatoes I reviewed a while back! Toby’s thoughts? Well, he … Continue reading

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Product Review- Bertolli Premium Pasta Sauce in a pouch

Last night for dinner we had gnocchi with the new Bertolli Premium Pasta sauce in a microwavable pouch. There are several flavors, and I chose the “Champignon & Portobello” flavor. You can microwave this sauce in the pouch for 90 … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookies Lite

I had a craving for something sweet after dinner last night, and that craving was for warm cookies. I looked online for a cookie recipe, and was happy to find this one (and I already had all the ingredients, so … Continue reading

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Chickpea Soup

I’ve had this recipe bookmarked in the Weight Watchers cookbook for 5 YEARS. I know that because I was marking the page with a coupon for Diet Coke, and that coupon expired in 2003. But now that I have finally … Continue reading

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Confetti Veggie Pancakes

With this recipe, I got to use this shredding tool that my mother-in-law brought over from Germany. She brought it over to use it for some recipe she made while visiting, and it’s just been sitting here ever since. I … Continue reading

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Three-cheese Tortellini with Porcini Mushrooms

I saw this recipe in a magazine, in an ad for Barilla pasta. You can go to their website ( and look at all the recipes. They didn’t have porcini mushrooms at the store (of course), fresh or dried, so … Continue reading

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Pinto Bean Quesadillas

Cleaning out my pantry this weekend, I noticed I had some saffron rice I needed to use, and I thought of the black beans and yellow rice recipe I’ve made a couple of times. But then I needed a new … Continue reading

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