Monthly Archives: February 2013

Painting a New House

Sorry for the lack of posting on my part. I’m actually really missing writing everyday, but we just bought a house (yay!) and it needs a lot of work (boo!). So I’ve been spending all of my free time cleaning … Continue reading

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Getting Rid of a Cough

I’ve been feeling a little scratchy lately. It could be that I’ve been painting our new house with incredibly toxic paint to get rid of the horrible smells that ammonia have yet to take care of, or that I’m developing … Continue reading

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Stuffed Peppers

I love stuffed peppers. They’re easy to make, and depending on what you stuff them with, they’re cheap, and really, once you get going, it seems like they’re done in a flash. I prefer red peppers to green because I … Continue reading

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French Onion Soup

This has got to be one of my favorite dishes of all times. I like to eat it, I like to make it, I even order it in restaurants (I mean, I’ve got to check out the competition…right?) One of … Continue reading

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Ham Souffle…Unsure Fail

I’m not sure if this dish was a fail or not. It tasted REALLY good. It didn’t look very good. I had a really really hard time getting a picture, and of course, as soon as I set it all … Continue reading

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My Favorite Way to Cook

Is to let Zara do it. All of it. Yesterday’s lunch was inspired by and completed by Zara. All by herself (I mean I turned on the stovetop and supervised…). What a HUGE achievement! I couldn’t be more proud! She … Continue reading

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Cooking with a Heavy Heart

This week my husband had a death in the family. While I didn’t feel exceptionally close to the family member, it’s always hard to see someone you love struggle with death and the feelings that come alongside it. It seems … Continue reading

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DIY Croutons

Or as my husband calls them…room perfume…as one batch of these and your whole house will smell of a delightful mixture of garlic, warm bread and cheese. Croutons are one of life’s small pleasures. For some reason, I used to … Continue reading

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Lasagna Pie

Everything about this absolutely intrigued me. So when I saw a picture of this on Pinterest, I knew I had to try it. I also know better than to follow a recipe on Pinterest (although maybe I should start giving … Continue reading

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Going South (of the Mason Dixon Border)

I’m not from the south (obviously), but that doesn’t stop me from loving southern cuisine. I’ve actually never cooked for someone from the south either, so I can’t promise on authenticity. BUT, I’ve made this dish several times, each time … Continue reading

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