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[28 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
2 Cyber-Monday Deals for your Xmas list

These are just a couple of items that jumped out to me as great deals on items I (or any cook) would love to have.

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[21 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Menu Plan Monday – 11/21

And here it is – Thanksgiving week. How are you feeling?

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[14 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Menu Plan Monday – 11/14

You may notice a couple of dishes that have been appearing week after week. That isn’t because we love it so much we eat it every seven days. No, it’s because I still haven’t managed to get them made! Schedules change, things come up, and next thing I know, it’s end of the week. Hopefully, this will be the week for enchiladas and mini-meatloaves!
At the Farmer’s Market this past Saturday, I picked up a whole bunch of mushrooms – oysters and cremini. Yum! So I have to use …

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[7 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Menu Plan Monday – 11/7

It’s Menu Plan Monday again! This week is Staff Meeting at my office, and I always bring “Monthly Munchies” to keep the mood sweet.

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[31 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
Menu Plan Monday – 10/31

Getting back on the menu planning horse!  I’ve menu planned semi-regularly for the last few years.  Whenever I start getting lazy and stop planning, my cooking activity also starts to drop.  I find that planning is essential to actually getting fresh, from scratch meals on the table.
Thank goodness for Menu Plan Mondays to keep me honest.  I’ve only listed the dinners here, as that’s currently the most challenging meal. But I have a goal to improve our breakfasts and lunches, so you may see some of those on my plans …

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[18 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Words that feel good in your mouth

Let’s just say that cooking has been minimal of late.

So for today, all I’ve got to offer you is whimsy.

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[10 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Favorite Kitchen Tools – Chef’s Knife

The chef’s knife is probably the single most important tool in the kitchen. It’s what we use every day for chopping and slicing and preparing to cook. A good one can make your kitchen experience a dream and a bad one can create a nightmare!

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[17 May 2010 | No Comment | ]
What’s Your Kitchen Style?

When I’m feeling down or frustrated, I find pictures of beautiful kitchens to sustain me and help me figure out exactly what I want in my dream kitchen.

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[5 May 2009 | No Comment | ]
Menu Plan Monday: May 4, 2009

Better late than never, right?

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[30 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]
Kitchen of the Future – I want it now!

Reading this article about the Kitchens of the Future, there was only one kitchen that jumped out at me

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[28 Apr 2009 | 4 Comments | ]
Kitchen Cure Week 2: Pots, Pans & Utensils

For the last couple of weeks, I have been participating in the Kitchen Cure – a 6 week process of streamlining, decluttering and organizing the kitchen. Each week, participants are given an assignment to complete towards this goal. We are currently in week 2. Read about Week 1, here.
 
Over the past week, I’ve weeded out my pots, pans, bakeware and utensils.

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[27 Apr 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Menu Plan Monday: April 27, 2009

Do you make a menu plan? Or do you just wing it?