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Stuffed Shells

February 3rd, 2012 · Comments Off

And for a great recipe we used this one from 101 Cookbooks.

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Tags: Dinner · Lunches

Crustless Greens Pizza

April 23rd, 2011 · Comments Off

Continuing my girl crush on Nigella this recipe comes from her Nigella Kitchen Ingredients: 1 egg 2/3 cup all-purpose flour salt, to taste 1 cup whole milk butter for greasing 1 cup grated cheese a large handful of greens (we used a mixture of spinach, arugula, and basil) To Make: Grease a 9 or 10 […]

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Tags: Breakfasts · Lunches · Snacks

Roasted Peppers

March 30th, 2010 · Comments Off

Our first adventure out and about for spring break was to  head down to the Metro Zoo in Miami. The zoo was the perfect place for a day of running and cycling around. We rented a safari cycle for the day and the kids loved it. The park does not allow food inside but they […]

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Homemade Refried Beans

April 29th, 2009 · Comments Off

Okay, usually taco night means we take it easy. Just buying a can of refried beans seems like the thing to do, right? But this time I thought I would try making refritos from scratch with dried beans using a recipe from this cook book. Ingredients: 2 cups of pinto beans, soaked in water overnight […]

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Tags: Dinner · Lunches

Bok Choy with Spicy Vinaigrette

March 12th, 2009 · Comments Off

Bok Choy is one of our favorite vegetables from our local CSA. It’s versatile enough to be mixed with other veggies for a stir fry but can also stand alone. For this recipe I used a spicy vinaigrette that I improvised after googling and finding several variations. Ingredients 1 large head of Bok Choy 1/4 […]

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Tags: Dinner · Lunches

Broccoli Salad

February 13th, 2009 · 3 Comments

This recipe is inspired by this post here, although versions of it have been handed around our family for a while.  Over the years it has become one of the most requested salads at our house. We’ve made it vegetarian friendly by using veggie bacon instead of the real thing. We use soy-made Bacon bits […]

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Tags: Lunches · Salads

Three-Bean Salad

October 7th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I’d been staring at the pantry, wondering what we could throw together with three cans of beans and whatever else we could scrounge, when I opened my email and found a version of this quick, delicious recipe in the Laptop Lunches newsletter (where it was part of a great interview with Mom-a-licious Chef Domenica Catelli, […]

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Crescent Rolls

April 28th, 2008 · 1 Comment

This weekend Kitchen Dad and Daughter went out of town for a friend’s wedding. While the kitchen was relatively quiet, the young one and I made some crescent rolls. What I’ve discovered about cooking with a 2-year-old vs. a 5-year-old is that it’s easier if you have everything ready to go. I pre-measured ingredients and […]

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Tags: Breads & Rolls · Lunches

Easy Peasy Green Bean Salad

March 2nd, 2008 · 3 Comments

Our 5 year old helped to improvise this recipe with what we had on hand. She’s also the one who named it. Salad Ingredients A handful of green beans, blanched in boiling water 2 tomatoes sliced 1 small onion coarsely chopped 1 can of chick peas (garbanzo beans) drained Dressing Ingredients 1 tablespoon white wine […]

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