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My brother requested I make Chicken and Dumplings. I asked him if he wanted Chicken and Biscuits or Chicken and Dumplings. He said Chicken and Dumplings. That’s what he got. Turns out he meant Chicken and Biscuits. Men. But I’d never actually made Chicken and Dumplings before and I like to try new things, so…

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Recipe: Katie's Pulled Pork

February 11, 2010

Katie Dunneback has her fingers in lots of pies. Her mother is glad it’s no longer the butter. Professionally, she currently is working for a state agency providing consulting services to libraries. Personally, she has been cooking and baking since she was a small kid, knitting for almost five years, and took up scrapbooking a…

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Homemade pizza sauce

February 10, 2010

I realized that I referenced this pizza sauce in my pizza casserole recipe, but didn’t actually provide the recipe anywhere. I thought it was already on this site, but I can’t find it so… Bonus recipe! If you can, you should always make homemade pizza sauce. It’s fairly quick and easy to make up, and…

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Pizza Casserole

February 10, 2010

Last week in my weekly menu, I mentioned I was making pizza casserole and had a request for the recipe. This is fairly quick (from start to finish it takes me an hour, including making the sauce) and usually family and kid friendly. It makes a lot, so half the recipe if you’re cooking for…

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Lemon Drop Martini

February 8, 2010

This post was written by Sarah of SmartBitches Back in July, Angie, Jane and I went to a restaurant in DC called Hook. Angie, damn her, introduced me to the lemon drop martini. I’m not a big martini drinker though I learned to make them when I was around 11 or 12, since both my…

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Homemade chai

February 6, 2010

Well…the weather outside is frightful… No really, I’m not just singing, it is. We’re currently snowed in and likely to stay that way all weekend. Not optimal for someone who’s had a long week at work and wanted to go shoe shopping this weekend, not be locked inside. But I don’t seem to have much…

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Homemade potato chips

February 3, 2010

I follow a lot of food blogs through Google Reader, and I tag the posts of recipes I want to save so, when I’m searching for a dinner, lunch, breakfast, bread or other recipe idea I can simply search those posts and see what I might want to try. The main way I’ve discovered a…

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My local grocery store has Boston pork butts and shoulders on sale at least once a month. And by on sale, I mean well under a dollar a pound so I can get 8 or 9 pounds of meat for something ridiculous like $6. But I kept passing the sales by because I didn’t know…

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