Category Archives: Lunch

Parmesan Thyme Stuffed Potatoes

Pair this side dish with some grilled portobello steaks and a green salad and call it a night.   These potatoes are a great way to enjoy the last days of the grilling season in our neck of the woods.  It’s … Continue reading

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Fast Deep Dish Spinach Tomato Pie

It’s officially fall and in honor of my declaration of comfort food season, I have made this Fast Deep Dish Spinach Tomato Pie which is rich and delicious, yet also easy and can be adapted to your liking. The use of … Continue reading

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Black Bean Taco Salad (Vegetarian)

There are only two days left of summer vacation before the beginning of third grade for Trey (including today).  So, I will be making this post very brief, since I have about a week’s worth of promises to pack into … Continue reading

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Six Fresh Tomato Recipes To Make In August

It’s almost August and that means that tomato season has officially arrived. Here are six recipes to try before the season (and dare I say summer) officially comes to an end. 1) This first recipe is a simple appetizer that … Continue reading

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Strawberry Muffins

Right now, I’m supposed to be on vacation, but I made these muffins and couldn’t stop myself from grabbing a quick photo and sharing them with you before I go and do vacationy things.   Plus, they’re just too cute … Continue reading

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Egg Drop Soup

Egg drop soup only requires about five ingredients and ten minutes of time, which makes it one of the easiest things to make.  It’s filling, nutritious, light, healthy and easy.  I am a big fan of all of those things. … Continue reading

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Simple Garden Tomato and Basil Pasta

If you’re a bit further south than we are, I’m sure you’ll be overrun with tomatoes and zucchini soon if not already.  We’re still greeted by occasional sixty degree days and even cooler nights, so while my tomatoes were scavenged at … Continue reading

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30 Minute Thin and Crispy Pizza

A thin and crispy Neapolitan pizza made in only thirty minutes?  I had always believed that was preposterous before I discovered a special little secret known as “pizza crust yeast”.  For a fast fix, this turned out beautifully and in … Continue reading

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Chile and Chive Oil

I use flavored oils in everything when I have them on hand.  I find myself rarely digging through the spice cabinet and instead reaching for my trusty flavored oil of the moment, whatever that might be. It varies almost every … Continue reading

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