Tag Archive 'dinner'

Jan 08 2013

BBQ Spiced Pork Tenderloin and Corn Risotto

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I will admit, I get overly panicky about our household budget.  I track every single penny that comes in and every single penny that goes out.  Even when we’re doing well, I’m constantly trying to find ways to economize, to the point of seriously annoying my easy going husband when I ask him, “Is there […]

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Jan 03 2013

Sweet Potato Spinach Pizza

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I feel like the kind of pizzas I see on blogs and in specialty cookbooks and the kind of pizzas I’d have delivered to my house via whatever chain restaurant has advertised a sweet deal during Monday Night Football are two completely different things.  When it comes to the delivery stuff, I really just like […]

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Nov 09 2012

Seasoned Black Beans and Black Bean Soup

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There was once a time where nearly all of our meatless meals involved chick peas, somehow.  Well, I’ve apparently switched continents because now I’m drawn to anything with black beans.  They act as a terrific filler for meatless main dishes and add a big dose of protein and fiber, especially to Americanized Mexican-style dishes which […]

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Sep 24 2012

Baked Potato Soup

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Poor potatoes. They are workhorses in the kitchen, satisfying our basic needs for carb-y side dishes, thickening soup, ricing for gnocchi, baking in foil for lunch or a light dinner, boiling for cold salads, frying for a crisp snack and keeping steak dinners from being too caveman-ish.  You can LIVE on potatoes for some time […]

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Jun 27 2012

Summer Squash and Black Bean Tacos

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The third in the healthy lunch series is actually more of a Buy One Get One Free deal–makes these tacos for dinner then save a little of of each of the components for lunch the next day. My mother is a wonderful gardener–she has a big plot out back where she grows the “usuals”: summer […]

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