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Super-fast fettucine alfredo

Back in my days of super-high metabolism and super-picky eating habits (aka the 80′s), fettucine alfredo was my go-to choice at Italian restaurants. I don’t order it very often anymore (a lot of restaurant versions aren’t good enough to justify … Continue reading

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Cacio e pepe – Spaghetti with cheese and pepper

When I was little, I didn’t like spaghetti sauce. I’m not sure why. I do know I hated (and still am not a fan of) large chunks of tomato in my sauce, but for quite a while I wouldn’t do … Continue reading

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Cheesy quesadilla pie

So, remember the brunch situation for which I baked 9,000 gooey cinnamon rolls? I figured that wasn’t going to be enough for the four of us. Especially since two are burly men. They need protein! Anyway, I attempted to make … Continue reading

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Cheese enchiladas

I am still planning to make the hummingbird cake ASAP, but Toby and I are living in the Navy Lodge (a hotel) right now because our bedroom ceiling, walls and closet have been gutted/ripped out because of a leak. So … Continue reading

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Sundried tomato pasta salad

This weekend was the National Book Festival, and The Pioneer Woman was one of the many exciting writers in attendance. Sadly, I was kind of late to her talk because I was helping these women who couldn’t figure out how … Continue reading

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Croque monsieur

I was going to make something that took more than 15 minutes yesterday… and then I didn’t get home until 9:30. So I decided to make croque monsieur (monsieurs? I don’t know French grammar) — a fancy way of saying … Continue reading

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Boursin chicken

If you’re looking for a chicken dish with minimum effort, this is a good one. It looks kind of fancy and tastes more interesting than plain old chicken breasts, but it only takes about 5 extra minutes to prepare. Start … Continue reading

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