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Recipe of the Week:

This may be my new favorite quick and easy way to prepare pork chops! I “pinched” the recipe from Just a Pinch and contributor Janet Crow. Yum! Parmesan Baked Pork Chops Ingredients: – 4 boneless pork chops, 1/2 thick (mine were those amazing Costco 1″ thick chops and they worked just fine. – 1 T…

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Recipe of the Week: Pork Chops and Fire Roasted Tomatoes

Have you figured out yet that I’m a lazy cook? And this recipe is designed for the lazy cook. It’s also delicious and I make it often. You can make it more complicated with wine and mushrooms, but it’s great just like this. Here’s the one warning: only use Muir Glen Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes.…

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Recipe of the Week: Simple Shrimp and Linguine

A shrimp recipe recently made the rounds on the Internet. Maybe you even made it. It’s a simple oven baked recipe that involved melting butter on a rimmed cookie sheet, then laying slices of lemon in the butter, and placing shrimp on top of the lemon. If you’d like to try this recipe yourself, just…

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Easy Lo-Cal Ratatouille

Easy Lo-Cal Ratatouille and Variations I’ve made ratatouille for decades, ever since my vegetarian days of long ago. In the past, I made it with lots of olive oil (eggplant positively drinks olive oil!) and lots of work. This is much easier and just as delicious. I’m on the 5:2 Fast Diet (I eat 500…

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Totally Yummy Beef Stew

Disclaimer: I’m not a cook. I know nothing about the science of cooking.  I do enjoy cooking if I have the time to plan, shop and put a recipe together, but that’s so rare. Wow, though, do I love to eat! That’s why I thought it would be fun to occasionally share my favorite recipes.…

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Story Weekend: Bread

Long ago, before I was a writer and still had time on my hands, I baked bread. Two loaves every week. I also ate a lot of tofu and tempeh, but that’s for another post. Back to the bread. I even won a blue ribbon for my Fabulous Five Seed Bread at the  fair in…

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Dinner!

I have all sorts of blog ideas running through my mind, but I thought I’d share an easy peasy recipe instead. This was dinner tonight and it’s quickly become one of my favorite recipes. Bet it will become one of yours as well.  .  . as long as you like garlic and ginger! I’ve adapted…

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