Side Dish

A few weeks ago, I attended the Time Millionare’s retreat in Asheville, NC, a city which, I am embarrassed to say, I have never spent ANY time in before.  I’d driven through it, knew the Biltmore Estate and other cool stuff was there, but somehow managed to NEVER make it…

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Roasted Strawberries

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I made these on Easter Sunday and then kicked myself for not remembering how incredible they are. We’ve all had a baby spinach salad with strawberries and nuts and goat cheese, right?  (Yawwwwn – boring!)  BUT, roasting the strawberries REALLY makes the idea seem – well, fancy and new all…

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From eGreetings.com After the Epic Cheat Meal-from-Hell last night (more on that later), I was happy to start off the day with a nice, light brunch from Wegman’s:  two poached eggs over canadian bacon and spinach with a side of fresh fruit.  After you sicken yourself with too much sugar…

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This was my last meal of 2012!  I’ve had it before and I’ll have it again, and it’s definitely suitable for a special occasion dinner at home.  I followed the Osso Buco (braised veal shanks) recipe below exactly as written – no modifications – and the polenta is pretty basic:…

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Mexican Quinoa

“She’s not ‘that Mexican’, mom.  She’s MY Mexican.  And besides, she’s Colombian or something…” – GOB Bluth, Arrested Development. I got this recipe for Mexican Quinoa from my friend Jen over at Peanut Butter Runner and it is DEFINITELY a keeper!  Jen serves hers over a bed of baby spinach…

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