Monthly Archives: November 2010

Baked Gnocchi

I’ve had a bag of gnocchi in my freezer for awhile, and figured it was time to use it or lose it. I bought some more of my new favorite pasta sauce, Bertolli Four Cheese Rosa (I could drink this … Continue reading

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Mushroom Stew with Spaetzle

We love spaetzle. Have you ever had it? Basically it is just homemade pasta. I think it’s kind of a pain to make from scratch (at least my German MIL makes it look difficult). I had a bag of spaetzle … Continue reading

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Pioneer Woman’s Pecan Pie

We go to NC for Thanksgiving every year to see Toby’s folks, and I always take a dessert (Toby’s step-sister and I are in charge of desserts).  I saw this pie on Pioneer Woman’s blog, and it just sounded so … Continue reading

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Bean Taquitos

This recipe is easy. Almost too easy. And it’s really good! I am normally not a fan of corn tortillas, but these have won me over. Once I had spread the beans on them, and then added the cheese, they … Continue reading

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Ugly Dip

We had Liam’s 4th birthday party this past weekend, and I needed a dip. I didn’t want to serve too much food, since the party was at 2pm, so I just had a few things to nibble on, but I … Continue reading

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Hearty Tomato and Herb Dumpling Soup

I can’t remember how I came across this soup (and blog!), but I am really glad I did! Again, I was a little nervous about the dumpling part. Me and dough do not mix. When I made the soup part, … Continue reading

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Stuffed Shells

I was going to use a Martha Stewart recipe for stuffed shells, but I ended up changing things so much, I am calling this MY RECIPE. Hers called for prosciutto and radicchio and garlic and red wine vinegar and…So for … Continue reading

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Veggie and Cheese Frittata

This recipe comes from Shape magazine. I am always a little hesitant to try recipes that are “good for you”. They are usually bland and boring and totally tasteless. However….this one was great! I couldn’t believe how much flavor it … Continue reading

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Green Alien Ravioli

I thought this recipe would surely be something (green) that Liam would eat. Not so. I had some problems with this recipe. First of all, in the magazine (Everyday with Rachael Ray), it mentions that while they were making this … Continue reading

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Gardein Beefless Stew

Last month I tried a recipe that I saw on The Ellen Show. Ellen had her chef on the show to show how to make a favorite vegan recipe, Vegan Chicken-Fried Steak Bites. After watching the show and scrambling to find … Continue reading

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