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Lemon-Thyme Orzo

I often hear the phrase “This taste like summer”. Making this dish, I would say this is the definition of summer with fresh herbs and lemon. Bon Appetit. 1 tablespoon butter 1 cup orzo pasta 2 clove garlic, minced 1¾ … Continue reading

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Stir-Fried Vermicelli

Cleaning ou the pantry, I came across a bag of vermicelli “rice” pasta. I am sure it was a culinary challenge, so I decided to dust it off and give it love. 1 cup vermicelli rice noodles  steak 1 tablespoon … Continue reading

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What the Hell is a Black Radish

Walking through the farmer’s market, my eyes zeroed in on the black radishes. Not one to have food remorse, I tossed one in my basket.  That evening my spouse spotted it on the counter and asked me what it was. … Continue reading

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Split Pea Soup

Full confession, I had never made split pea soup, but I remembered a while back I bought a bag of dried split peas (do they ever go bad?) and after a Easter dinner we had a leftover ham bone. As … Continue reading

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Kitchen Mishaps

I found a Post-It on a cookbook that read “What’s the worst meal you have ever made?” The question annoyed me and reminded me of the interview question “What’s your weakness?” I mean, really, who wants to talk about their … Continue reading

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