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Thanksgiving Success!

We are all in a food coma right now so I don’t have the energy to post all the recipes I made, but let me just tell you that my first Thanksgiving dinner was a huge success.  Soup, turkey, stuffing, … Continue reading

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First Up: Cranberry Sauce, Pie Crust & Preparing the Veggies for Stuffing

You obviously can’t do ALL the cooking for Thanksgiving on Thanksgiving Day so some of it has to be done ahead of time.  When my mom walked me through the steps of making Thanksgiving dinner, she suggested doing a couple … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Menu

This will be my first time making Thanksgiving dinner essentially by myself and I’m not going to lie… I’m scared.  Thanksgiving is probably my favorite holiday.  I have so many fond memories of spending Thanksgiving with my parents and of … Continue reading

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Chicken Goulash

I’m sorry it’s been so long since I’ve updated this little blog of mine.  Somehow life seems to have gotten in the way of keeping up with this blog.  But I’ve been re-inspired now that the fall and winter holidays … Continue reading

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Shabbat Dinner With My In-Laws: Peach & Mixed Berry Crisp

My in-laws were here last week–they arrived on Monday in a van full of baby stuff from my brother-in-law and sister-in-law, and they stayed with us through Saturday afternoon.  While Ken and I went to work during the day, they … Continue reading

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Potato Leek Soup

One thing that I find really annoying is when grocery stores sell things in fixed amounts… for example, at the grocery store that we frequent, you can only buy 3 leeks at a time.  They’re not sold by the pound … Continue reading

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Geeky Kitchen Gadgets

We have a lot of leftovers in our fridge at the moment and I’m not planning on cooking for a couple days cause we have plans to go out, so I wanted to share something funny that I found, in … Continue reading

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