Tag Archives: Cooking

Roasted Chicken & Collard Greens

Can we just have a moment of total culinary transparency? Last week I cooked the worst dinner I have made in marriage, perhaps in my entire life. It was a ghastly chicken mole mess that tasted like sickly spiced yet … Continue reading

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Whole30 Shepherd’s Pie

James: So… I really can’t eat anything tasty, can I? Hannah: No – you can eat so many things! Just no sugar, dairy, alcohol, grains, legumes, or processed foods. James: So… can I have granola bars? Hannah: No. James: How … Continue reading

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

“Obviously the most important step in eating soup is carrying the bowl into an unexpected part of the house to take a picture.” -James, when I dragged our guests into the hallway to take pictures with better lighting. All for … Continue reading

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Kale Chicken

Despite the fact that I spent yesterday afternoon cooking by the pool and gently imploring summer to stay FOREVER, fall is coming. Maybe. Slowly. But coming. And with it we will revel in pumpkin flavored everything, butternut squash, cool days, … Continue reading

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Spiced Chili

Confession #1: I hate concerts. Obviously I don’t mean all concerts. Here, for instance, I have compiled a list of the 6 concerts that could tempt me to go: Celine Dion/ Josh Groban, because they are the same person in two genders … Continue reading

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Goat cheese fig flatbread and saying goodbye.

The falling of the figs marks the end of summer.  You think that it will never come, that the tree will stay barren, that the bright green bulbs will never turn purple. You think that you have forever, that the … Continue reading

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Heirloom Caprese Tart

Sometimes I think sadly on my wasted years, those long years leading up to college where I didn’t like tomatoes. It wasn’t that I would turn up my nose to them in a nice pasta, but I didn’t realize that … Continue reading

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