Category Archives: cheese

Creamy Polenta and Chorizo Bake

  Totally stumped for dinner ideas and with a fridge desperately in need of restocking I was looking around the web for inspiration for some chorizo that needed to get used up.  I had an idea that I wanted to … Continue reading

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Potato and Ham Casserole – Five Ingredients and It’s Done!

I’ve been struggling lately with the whole cooking business. Maybe it’s the nightly power struggles to get my little girl to eat; maybe it’s the shorter days and dreary weather, complete with a recent October Nor’Easter that knocked out power … Continue reading

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Grown up Fare – Caviar Pie – An Appetizer That’s Sure to be a Hit

Even though I love my little ones to pieces my food isn’t always prepared with them in mind. Sometimes moms need some grown up time and grown up food (think wine, cheese, and a group of friends sitting around a … Continue reading

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My Culinary Crush: Cacio e Pepe

That’s spaghetti with pecorino romano and black pepper. Oh, you thought it was going to be a chef? I can crush on food, right?  I mean I can eat food but I’ll never know any of these celebrity chefs.  Don’t … Continue reading

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Hamburger Helper Aint Got Nothing on Me!

I have to begin this post with a disclaimer. I have never actually made or eaten Hamburger Helper, so I don’t know exactly what goes into it, but I imagine from the ads that it’s some sort of pasta, ground … Continue reading

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