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French toast. Or what to do with leftover bread.

Using up leftovers in a creative way is always challenging, at least in my house. My kids are deeply suspicious of anything they have seen before, even if they wanted to throw a party in celebration the first time it … Continue reading

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PANCAKES!

Pancakes! A favorite anytime food in my household, particularly for the kids, pancakes are one of those simple foods that are pretty easy to make taste okay – but not so easy to make taste GREAT. For me, the one … Continue reading

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How to poach eggs

I love poached eggs. For a long time the only time I’d get them was as a special treat at a brunch restaurant (full disclosure – with hollandaise sauce as part of Eggs Benedict!) – frankly, I was scared of … Continue reading

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How to cook rice!

Rice is pretty simple, really. It’s a staple all around the world, though for some cultures it’s sticky rice and others prefer more separate grains. The sheer variety of rice can be overwhelming. Brown, white, jasmine, black, purple, red, basmati, … Continue reading

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Peanut Sesame Noodles!

There are times when you need to get dinner on the table, and a jar of spaghetti sauce just won’t cut it. You’ve got a crisper full of veggies, some spaghetti (or other long thin noodles) and the ubiquitous peanut … Continue reading

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Snow Ice cream

March 20, 2014 This spring has been crazy here in Central Virginia. Our poor maple tree has had buds on it for 3 weeks now, and the snow just keeps coming. White snow on red buds.  I prefer the normal … Continue reading

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Make ahead lunch salads

I don’t know about you, but every now and then I see these pictures on my Facebook feeds of these jars filled to the brim with pretty layers of salad. It made me think about how easy it is to … Continue reading

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