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Planked Salmon Deliciousness

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For the past six months I have been buying wonderfully flavored salmon frozen on cedar planks.  My grocery store carries Cedar Bay Cedar Planked Salmon in three flavors (yes, I’ve tried them all) and they quite frequently go on sale.  They make … Continue reading

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El Verde Bowl

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Strudel and I decided to do something a little different for December.  In years past, during this month you’d see us post our favorite holiday recipes, like that which brought us together, Chocolate Babka or Cheesy Flaky Rolls.  This December … Continue reading

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Roasted Veggies

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The other day I was mulling over what exactly I do in the kitchen, and decided to break down, by percentage, my time per task. Here’s what I came up with: 30% washing dishes 20% chopping 15% stirring 10% fretting if … Continue reading

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Nicoise Salad with (my favorite) Lemon, Ginger & Sesame Dressing

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   Many years back – when Brandon and I still lived in Denver – we flew to Washington for the holidays. We met up with Brandon’s sister, Brianna, at the airport (she’d just flown in from Texas) and together we rented … Continue reading

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Yak and Zoodles

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Strudel and I decided “go-to” meals would be fun this month.  When I think of “go-to” meals I think of simple.  I spend part of my Sundays prepping food for the week, this way when I come home from work … Continue reading

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Dakota Bread

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     I was home sick for a few days last week, so in-between feeling sorry for myself, gleefully watching all the terrible TV I never get to see because I’m at work (The View, The Chew, Live with whoever, etc.), … Continue reading

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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

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     Happy 2016 everybody! I’ll admit that I’m a bit relieved that the holiday season is over – we had a lovely time visiting with friends and family, but I’m ready to get back to a regular life, and … Continue reading

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Simple Marinara Sauce

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   When I was in junior high and high school, my parents had a rule that my brothers and I were each required to make dinner for the family once a week. They said it was so we would learn … Continue reading

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Kale Portobello Sandwich with Horseradish Cream

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 Much to my surprise, I have embraced S&S’s Sandwich Month. The realization that it allowed me to incorporate all sorts of tasty condiments into my food gave me a whole new perspective. AND this time around, I even figured out … Continue reading

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Herby Portobello Sandwiches

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   A confession: I’m not really into sandwiches. It was Streusel’s idea that our monthly theme honor – and get creative with – sandwiches. And full truth be told, I emailed my co-blogger a few days ago and asked if I … Continue reading

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