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cincinnati, chili, cheese, dinner, spaghetti, skyline, goldstar

Cincinnati Chili Done Right

When I hear the words "Cincinnati Chili", my mouth starts watering instantly. As a kid who grew up in the 'burbs of Cincinnati, I've eaten my fai...
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halibut, peppers, weight watchers, fish, entree, seafood, dinner

Pan Seared Halibut with Sauteed Peppers

Aaahhh, it feels so good to be cooking delicious food again. Last week, I had the opportunity to cook a lot of great dishes in a small, but beaut...
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italian chicken noodle soup

Italian Chicken Noodle Soup

Although the groundhog did NOT see his shadow, Spring has not yet shown its beautiful face. We still have snow on the ground in our city right no...
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angel food cake trifle dessert

A Healthy and Budget-Friendly Valentine Treat

Some people go all out on the sweets for Valentine's Day, but since I've dubbed this "Love Your Body Week", I'm going to share a fantastic recipe...
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lamb kale white bean soup

Lamb, Kale and White Bean Soup

Hey Everyone! I feel like I haven't written a solid entry in a while. Life has just been too crazy to keep track of. Ever have weeks like that? S...
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almond fudge chocolate tarts tartlets

Upside-Down Almond-Fudge Tartlets

This Cooking Light Recipes boxed calendar is going to be the death of me. I can barely wait to turn to the next recipe every other day! The excit...
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french toast strips breakfast

Coz’s French Toast Strips

I know I said that last week was "breakfast week" and then I posted only one breakfast recipe before socking you in the face with some lamb s...
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lamb, stock, homemade, soup, broth

Homemade Lamb Stock

Last night I shattered poor Mary's heart when I turned her little lamb's leg into soup stock. That was probably a bit morbid and overly dramat...
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sweet potato hashbrowns

Sweet Potato Hashbrowns

Breakfast is easily one of my favorite meals of the day, but only when it's done right. Like most people, I can live with a bowl of cereal an...
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chili, beef, pinto bean, warm meals, soup, stew

Beef and Pinto Bean Chili

January is one of my favorite months to make stews and chilis.  It's the best way to heat up your body when you literally turn into a meat po...
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cookies, dessert, chocolate, mudslide

Mudslide Cookies

Let's get honest for a minute here.  There's a solid week every month that women are allowed to be bitchy more abrupt than usual.  This coinc...
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beef stew, balsamic, soup, dinner

Balsamic Beef and Veggie Soup

You can tell it's the winter season when the majority of my recipes are soups, stews or chili. Here's more proof that it's cold outside! Alth...
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Click here for this Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe from the "Cooking Classy" blog!

Pork Enchilada Soup

Thanksgiving weekend is upon us and I DID promise this recipe to a few of my facebook followers, so here you go! You can be thankful that I g...
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steak, steak diane, roasted vegetables, carrots, potatoes, purple potatoes, onion, cilantro

Eating Healthy on a Budget: Steak Diane

We hooked up our cable cord to the TV before the Olympics started. Prior to that, we haven't had regular TV for over two years. My (somewhat) ...
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salsa, mexican, tomatillo, heirloom, garlic, fiesta

Fiesta Salsa

Because it's a party in the bowl AND a party in your mouth! In case you didn't know, Jess has a green thumb. She's been able to keep our t...
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Jess took this lovely photo of me cheesing it up right before we biked back home with all our farmers market purchases!

Ricotta Chard Pasta Sauce

This weekend, Jess had a taste of what it might feel like to be pregnant... backwards. Confusing? Well, let me explain. For some God-forsa...
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thai, enchiladas, coconut milk, chicken, cilantro, sweet chili sauce

Pork and Veggie Enchiladas and a New Bike!

I GOT A BIKE!!  Jess and I were finally able to drive up to the REI where it was shipped to and picked it up on Saturday.  Then we drove back...
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BaconBlueberryGoatCheeseWalnut

Bacon Blueberry Goat Cheese Walnut Salad

Boy, that's a mouthful.  A MOUTHFUL OF PURE AWESOME. Bacon AND blueberries AND goat cheese AND walnuts? It just came to me. The bacon had f...
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goetta, breakfast, salad, lunch, egg

Goetta Breakfast Salad (uhh.. salad for breakfast?)

No, no. Breakfast food in a salad and eaten for lunch! Although, I'm sure it would be delicious and filling as a breakfast dish, but I just c...
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vegetables, grilled veggies, asparagus, healthy cooking, summer squash, mushrooms

Basil Grilled Summer Vegetables

Jess and I spent the last few days with my parents in Ohio making great food and having fun. On Thursday, I made some Saucy Italian Chicken a...
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