Category Archives: quick

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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Rescue Remedy “Risotto”

Many a cheftestant on the currently popular cooking based reality TV shows have seen risotto be their undoing and I am certainly not claiming this is authentic risotto (hence the convenient quotation marks in the title). I shudder to think … 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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Fish Soup in Half an Hour

Today at 11:30 am Little Missy declared that she was hungry and wanted “soup soup with goldfish.”  As a result of her recent ear infection related outright refusal to eat anything I have offered her, I figured I’d better get … Continue reading

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Quick Curried Vegetable Stew (when there’s nothing to eat in the house)

Quick and stew? Surely not, you say. A stew by definition takes the better part of a day. Well, this stew has no meat and the vegs are cut really small, so it takes about 20 minutes, half an hour … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Ways to Serve Carrots

Everyone knows that carrots are super good for you. They are packed with vitamins A and C, so they’re good for your eyes and immune system.  They also have calcium and iron, helping build strong bones and enriching your blood.  … Continue reading

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