Archive for March, 2012
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Brownie Batter Dip

I made this dip for the teachers at the girls’ school to enjoy during parent/teacher conferences this week, and I doubled the recipe so we could have some at home, too.  I wish I hadn’t!… Read more »

March 30, 2012 | Desserts
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Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

For spring break last week, we took a family vacation to Colorado to do a little skiing.  And ski we did! What I didn’t expect was what wonderful food we’d eat in Vail.  Wow!  The… Read more »

March 29, 2012 | Sides
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Creamy Lemon Tortellini

 

March 27, 2012 | Main Dishes
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St. Patrick’s Day Skirt Steak with Chunky Guacamole

Skirt steak.  It might not be a cut of beef you recognize in the store.  But I know you’ve eaten it because it’s what good Mexican restaurants make into fajitas.  Sidenote: You NWARKers go to… Read more »

March 17, 2012 | Main Dishes
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BBQ Grilled Chicken

I don’t know about you, but spring weather makes me want to grill (and sneeze)! This is my go-to grilled chicken recipe because 1) it’s super easy and 2) the kids absolutely love it. I… Read more »

March 14, 2012 | Main Dishes
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Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

We liked this cake because it’s not too sweet, but sweet enough.  It got even better the next day.  It’s also super easy since you bake it in a 8 inch pan…no layers to frost. … Read more »

March 11, 2012 | Desserts
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Rosemary Lemon Vanilla Home Scent

You know that wonderful smell when you walk into Williams Sonoma?  Here’s how to get it:  water, sliced lemon, 3 springs of fresh rosemary and about a teaspoon of vanilla.  Simmer on the stove.

March 9, 2012 | Miscellaneous
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Veggie Lettuce Wraps

I’ll tell you the truth: my kids didn’t like this dish.  I cooked in secrecy, hoping to hide the tofu.  Didn’t work.  The kids flat out spit it out.  John and I, however, really liked… Read more »

March 9, 2012 | Main Dishes, Sandwiches
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Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowl

It’s like a burrito without the tortilla.  Make it Chipotle style and you’ll love it. Alternately, you could make this same recipe into tacos, burritos, or quesadillas..  

March 8, 2012 | Main Dishes