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Lemon-Garlic Soup

January Comfort Food: Lemon-Garlic Soup

This has been an unusually dreary Colorado winter, and I am really missing the typical sunny days.  This is the first winter here that I have experienced some seasonal affective disorder (it happened every winter when I lived in the U.P.), so I am looking forward to longer days and more sunshine.  Today I had […]

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Crispy Noodle Pancake

Crispy Noodle Pancake

Noodles are probably the thing I miss most after giving up grains, and noodle pancakes were a personal favorite.  They make a great base for just about anything–a quick stir fry, a fried egg, or just a spoonful of chile sauce.  This version, made with spaghetti squash, is a pretty tasty substitute for the original.  […]

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Red Chile Roast Beef

Red Chile Roast Beef

This is actually a recipe for a rotisseried roast of beef, because over the last few weeks I have been in a rotisserie frenzy.  I have rotisseried a duck, a pork loin, and even delicata squash rings.  All because I received a Wolfgang Puck Pressure Oven for review–and let me tell you, I am in […]

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Sweet Potato Fries with Roasted Red Pepper Ketchup

Sweet Potato Fries with Roasted Red Pepper Ketchup

The primary thing that makes something “junk food” is the degree of separation from foodstuffs in their whole states.  If you love fries, eat fries–just make them yourself, and don’t feel bad about eating them.  Most commercially-produced fries are multiple steps away from the whole potato, and usually fried in oils that you might want […]

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Toasted Coconut Snow Ice Cream

Toasted Coconut Snow Ice Cream (dairy free)

While many of you are no doubt tired of snow and are longing for spring, here in Colorado we have had another extremely dry winter, so our current snow “storm” is an incredible relief.  I put storm in quotes because I lived in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula for a few years, and this doesn’t really rank […]

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Greek Stuffed Mushrooms

Greek Stuffed Mushrooms

I hate football.  Let me not mince any words about that.  Not a fan of the game in any form, so I don’t really “do” the Super Bowl.  However, I still manage to get sucked into the national hype enough to make some kind of party-type foods to eat while the rest of the country […]

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