Monthly Archives: October 2009

Super Garlicky Shrimp

I love garlic, always have and suspect I always will. I love to peel it, chop it up and toss it into the pan to smell it sizzling in hot olive oil. Combining this love with my obsession with shrimp … Continue reading

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Celeriac Coleslaw

Celeriac or celery root is one of those strange vegetables that is simultaneously repulsive and compelling. Its hairy root end and green tops make it look like a shriveled head, complete with a scratchy beard and green hair. Yet I … Continue reading

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Homemade and Healthy Chicken Pot Pie

As a kid I disdained chicken pot pies; I hated gravy and the idea of mixing all of the foods together was a strict no-no in my book. However, when I began eating meat again after a 15 year hiatus … Continue reading

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Garlic Lemon Broccoli

There is a chain restaurant in the D.C. area called Maggiano’s, and it is known for its family style portions. While it isn’t the most spectacular Italian food, one of it’s signature vegetable dishes is Garlic Lemon Broccoli and on … Continue reading

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Mama’s Spectacular Meatloaf

My mother has always been a great cook and as a kid, I could never get enough of her meatloaf, especially since she usually made mashed potatoes to go with it! The other day, after a long day of moving, … Continue reading

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Blog Contests and You Win!

I participated in my first blog contest and I invite you to check out the rest of the submissions at Tinned Tomatoes. It’s a great opportunity to see a bunch of pretty photos and get some great ideas for fall … Continue reading

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Cream of Tomato and Basil Soup

Halloween is nearly upon us and looking over my recent posts I clearly am receiving subliminal messages to make orange food. From the Bengali Masar Dal Soup to the Thai Ginger Carrot Soup to today’s edition of Cream of Tomato … Continue reading

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