Monthly Archives: March 2015

Minced Meat Wellington

I really, really wanted Beef Wellington last night, one of my favorite meals on earth. The real thing is made with puff pastry. I have never attempted GF puff pastry, although it is on my culinary bucket list. I figured … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Buffalo Quinoa

I have a case of the blahs today. I don’t know if I am fighting something off, or if the stress of the wedding is causing me to have an all systems melt-down. Two days in a row I have … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Risotto

I am a kitchen purist. I like to make things the old school way as much as possible. Sure, I own a rice cooker and such, but I would never buy a “quesadilla maker” or something like that. I normally … Continue reading

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Grilled Vegetable Pot Pie with Ricotta Spinach Crust

I have been completely uninspired in the kitchen lately. I scoured Pinterest last night for inspiration, but nothing struck me. This means I need to eat a lot of take-out so I am desperate for a home cooked meal. I … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

As  I have mentioned before, I worked at a grocery store for 4 1/2 years during high school and college. I am very picky about how one bags my groceries, having been subjected to countless reminders by my former boss … Continue reading

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Spring Vegetable Risotto

Like the good Catholic girl I am, I went to a steakhouse last night, on a Friday during Lent. However, I did not eat dessert, which I gave up for Lent, even though it came with my prix-fix dinner. We … Continue reading

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Indian Dal

I buy pre-made black lentil dal quite frequently, but they are loaded with salt, and I’m not sure the packaging is BPA free. I decided to expand my international cuisine horizons and make it on my own. I know very … Continue reading

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Italian Pot Roast

I normally do my slow cooking on Wednesdays, but I decided to shake things up a bit and use the crock pot last Sunday. Since I don’t normally buy roasts and the like, I wanted to be home to keep … Continue reading

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