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Randi’s Cucumber Salad

April 30, 2010
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It definitely feels like summer is right around the corner in New England. In fact I even wore a skirt today. Even though the garment has been kicking around my closet for years now it felt incredibly refreshing to not put on the same revolving array of black outfits I’ve been leaving the house in […]

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English Onion Soup with Sage and Cheddar

August 3, 2009
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French Onion Soup seems to be one of those dishes that I’m highly inclined to order at a restaurant but never seem to make at home. Of course when I think about some of the terrible versions of this soup I’ve experienced in various establishments it’s honestly a wonder that I’ve ever bothered to eat […]

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Slamming Butternut Chilijack

August 13, 2008

All it does in Boston lately is rain every single day so this spicy and hearty recipe felt very fall and yet still appropriate when we made it. In his new cookbook, Food 2.0, the brilliant Charlie Ayers, former executive chef at Google, proclaimed that this dish was “slamming.” And oh how it lived up […]

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Sweet Potato Chili

November 4, 2006

I was given the following Sweet Potato Chili recipe by Hänni. Per her description the “lime and cocoa” give this dish a very “exotic flair” and after preparing it, I’d have to thoroughly agree. Vegetarian chilies are definitely one of my favorite hearty dinner options, although I did alter the recipe by adding some chicken […]

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Barbecue Pork Burgers

November 1, 2006

Take my word for it, Barbecue Pork Burgers are amazing. After experiencing these I’ve officially vowed to never make another boring ground beef patty ever again. The red onions and barbecue sauce give the dish a really delicious tangy flavor, and the pork stays incredibly moist. I can’t eat anything without cheese so after I […]

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Rachael Ray’s Mexican Lasagna

October 21, 2006

I actually saw this recipe on Rachael Ray’s new morning talk show.  A husband and wife were pitted against one another in a competition to prepare the dish with their own unique flare.  Then they were judged by children.  The wife won (of course).  Honestly though, I can’t watch Rachael’s morning show.  Rachael is something […]

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