Tag Archives: quick & easy recipe

‘Killer’ Kale and Chickpea Curry

Some nights,  in a frenzy, I just throw something together and we sit…and we eat. Not palate thrilling, but it serves the purpose, ya know? Other nights I get crazy carried away and spend hours making something fabulous for dinner and my children push it around on their plates wondering what planet their mom is from. No […]

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No Sweat Apple Galette

I’m a sucker for a fancy food name and galette sounds so much more elaborate than messy upside down pie. Full disclosure: this girl can’t bake. Ahhhh, I mean, I can bake, if I need to but I don’t lo-ove it. The precision required is not part of my personality profile. The reason this delectable morsel came about was 1. […]

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Saucy Cranberries a L’Orange

The first time I tried home-made cranberry sauce was at my then-fiance’s house at Christmas. Growing up, we did a lot of things from scratch, but cranberry sauce was not one of them. My mind was blown…it tasted soooo much better! Judging by the cans flying off the shelves today at the grocery store, there […]

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In A Pickle!

Recently I have learned that there are very few things that will result in the pulling out of Grandma’s recipe books faster than a discussion over pickles! I’m not going to lie to you, expert at canning, I am NOT. But I am always game to try something new…or in this case, should I say old? […]

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steps to the light

that perfect hand...

In Ocean's 11, Danny said that "the house always wins. If you play long enough, never change the stakes, then the house takes you. Unless, when that perfect hand comes along, you bet big... and then, you take the house." Here's the hand I've been dealt, sometimes it's risky and sometimes it's safe, but all the time... it's perfect. It's mine.