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Southwestern butternut squash saute

I have a really hard time getting dinner on the table every night — particularly a well-balanced, homemade dinner. Do you have this problem? It seems like it always turns into a thing. What do we want to eat? Do … Continue reading

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Roasted root vegetables

I know roasted root vegetables don’t sound as exciting as three-layer cakes and frosted brownies. But, seriously? Don’t let the not-so-appetizing word “root” fool you: These are delicious and super easy. And at least a teeny bit healthier than brownies. … Continue reading

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Green chile corn pudding

The weather around here has been… interesting. Last week started with 30-degree mornings, somehow we reached “warm” the next afternoon, but then a crazy snow storm was going on the whole next day (though none of the snow stuck in … Continue reading

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Charred tomatillo salsa

I know what you’re thinking. You’re wondering how I could possibly give you a recipe for nachos and not include some salsa to go with it. So… today I’m talking about salsa. Homemade salsa. It goes perfectly with pork, and … Continue reading

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Beer-braised carnitas nachos

How is it already March? I know February is a short month and all, but seriously. Somehow I managed to wait an entire month before sharing the delicious nachos I made for the Super Bowl. If you don’t like nachos… … Continue reading

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Caramelized Vidalia onion dip

I hate onions. Well, kinda. Somehow, the girl who orders her enchiladas and burritos and chili dogs and hamburgers and salads without onions… loves onion rings. And onion dip. With potato chips, which I also normally don’t like. It’s an … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

I’m sure all you romantics, lover of hearts, and wearers of pink and red are well aware, but Valentine’s Day is coming. Like, soon. I’m going to have a new recipe or two for you before then, but in the … Continue reading

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Healthy (but still delicious!) chicken enchiladas

ZOMG you guys. I’m so sorry. Work has been supercrazytown recently (I got to go to Europe, which was amazing, but also nuts, and then like 17 more things happened), and of course we had a Super Bowl party… we … Continue reading

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Homemade marshmallows

I think you’re all aware that I adore marshmallows. And I had been wanting to make my own for quite a while, but I was a bit intimidated by the possibility of sticky, gooey strands of sugar attacking my entire … Continue reading

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Tropical chickpea curry veggie burgers

How’s 2013 going so far? It’s been a tiny bit warmer in DC this week, but it’s still too cold for me. Especially when I’m running outside in the dark (with a supremely dorky head lamp). Perhaps some curry-spiced veggie … Continue reading

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