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starch

paper bag popcorn

Paper-bag Microwave Popcorn

Here's a little something to tide you all over until I can get together a tasty Thai food post! I've heard rumors about being able to make popcor...
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A beautiful picture of the STL Arch taken by the girlfriend!

Long Weekends = New Recipes!

And they make everything better.  It's true, isn't it?  Long weekends are a time to get everything done that you can't during the week, wheth...
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paella

Hungry Girl’s Paella

If you all haven't heard of Hungry Girl, you need to check her site out. She started off small, but now she's got a great site, a handful of cook...
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fruit and berry couscous

Couscous with Lime and Scallions

Couscous is a wonderful grain.  It's commonly used in Middle Eastern cuisine.  It's light, fluffy, easy to prepare and soaks up great flavor....
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southwestern black bean salad

Weekly Weigh-In and Southwestern Black Bean Salad

minus 2 lbs!  Dude.  I just reached my third goal of losing 20 lbs!  You know what that means?  I get to buy myself two new cookbooks!  Soooo exc...
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curried chicken corn chowder

Curried Chicken Corn Chowder

Sometimes it's just a soup day. You wake up in the morning, get ready for work, walk outside and realize you want soup today. It could be the...
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Tortilla goodness!

Homemade Corn Tortillas

Never in my life had I ever thought of making my own tortillas.  Then I opened up my fabulous Cooking Light cookbook and saw an easy recipe!  So ...
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angela's mac and cheese

Angela’s Mac ‘n Cheese

There's something quite wonderful about homemade mac 'n cheese that makes it beat boxed mac 'n cheese every single time. Maybe it's the speci...
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butternut squash with rosemary

Roasted Rosemary and Balsamic Butternut Squash

I have close to 10 pounds of butternut squash in my cabinet.  Why, you ask?  Because it's tasty and when I bought it at the farmers market th...
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roasted potato trio, sweet potato

Roasted Potato Trio

It's been a nice long Christmas break! No blogging for five days!?!?! Pure ridiculousness! But I assure you, I have not been avoiding you all. I'...
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eggs and hashbrowns

Eating Healthy on a Budget: Breakfast that Won’t Break the Bank

Two of the cheapest things you can buy are eggs and potatoes.  A dozen eggs and a bag of potatoes probably won't even cost you $4.  And the best ...
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Tip Top Taters

Tip Top Taters

Last night was one of those nights that I was craving some comfort food.   I worked a solid day in front of my computer, walked out to my car...
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