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Farmers Market Summer Pasta

Sometimes the best dinners are the ones you make up on a whim with what you have in your house.  This, my friends, is one of those dinners.  Holy moly, so flippin’ delicious.  It is the epitome of summer…in a bowl.  It’s even better if you can find homemade pasta…or if you are feeling daring […]

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Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie is one of my absolutely favorite fall dinners.  The yummy, thick filling stuffed with veggies and earthy flavors and a buttery crust on top is just the perfect marriage of flavors and textures.  Though this recipe requires numerous steps, everything can be done over a 2 or 3 day period, so it […]

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Grilled Ratatouille Boats

Wonderful side dish, especially now with fall quickly approaching – tomatoes are at their best and the squash is delicious.  These little boats highlight all of the wonderful flavors of fall! You will need: 2 medium-large (or 4 small) zucchini, halved lengthwise 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, grated (I always […]

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Rolled flank steak

Stuffing flank steaks is such a great idea.  It’s a rather cheap piece of meat, so you are not spending a fortune on a snazzy cut of meat.  The possibilities are endless for what flavors you can add.  We have done pancetta and cheese before as well as tomato, basil and mozzarella.  For our big […]

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Frittata for two…

Or in my case, for one with leftovers for lunch the next day!  I’m rolling into my third week in the apartment with just the Molly dog…I’m hubby-less, as he has started his new job in Pittsburgh.  I do have to say it is a bit lonely and I’m not too inspired to cook for […]

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