Monthly Archives: January 2010

Risotto with Porcini Mushrooms and Mascarpone

I think this is the second risotto I’ve ever made. I had a few problems with this. First of all, I forgot how you have to constantly stir the risotto while it is cooking, and I didn’t have my ingredients … Continue reading

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Bowties and Spicy Broccoli Rabe with Crunchy Crumbs

I always try to have one pasta dish a week (it’s hard keeping it to just one- I love pasta!). I used to be very picky about my pasta shapes…for a while I would only eat angel hair pasta (it’s … Continue reading

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Double-Decker Shepherd’s Pie

Ok, this is the last recipe for a while that I will use Quorn Grounds! LOL. I do love them, but I feel like I’ve been eating them a lot lately. So the most time-consuming part of this recipe is … Continue reading

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Mexican Casserole

I sure have been using a lot of Quorn Grounds lately. They are really my favorite ground beef substitute. And here’s another great recipe from Cooking Light magazine! This is another quick and relatively easy recipe to throw together. I … Continue reading

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Spanish Spaghetti with Olives

I am so glad I subscribed to Cooking Light magazine. I have found so many good recipes there! Like this one! My only problem with this recipe is that I made too much pasta. I can never figure out how … Continue reading

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Big-batch Vegetarian Lentil Chili

As far as veggie chili goes, I have always used the mix made by some company (dang, can’t remember the name), and you just add diced tomatoes and kidney beans and voila. I’ve never made it from scratch before. The … Continue reading

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Peanut “Chicken”

I got this recipe from the “Take Five” section of Rachael Ray’s magazine. This is where a reader sends in a recipe that only has 5 ingredients. This one sounded too simple to be good, but I was game. You … Continue reading

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