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Caprese Style Israeli Couscous

Monday “Smut” nights as Bill calls it, with the girls is back on! (The Bachelor Viewing parties).  We’ve gotten back into things quickly and are enjoying one another’s great food, drinks and camaraderie!  Oh how I had missed these gals.  Like last year, we’ve all made our picks and threw $10 into the pot.  To […]

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Butternut Squash Ravioli with Brown Butter, Sage & Pecans

One of my favorite pasta dishes to order out is Butternut Squash Ravioli.  To me, it’s almost like eating dessert for dinner, because it’s just that good!  One advantage is that squash is actually good for you!  Butternut squash is the most popular among winter squash varieties.  It is oftentimes recognized as a large pear […]

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Orzo Mozzarella, Tomato & Herb salad

I prepared this salad for a recent gathering with friends on a weekend we spent cutting wood and socializing!  This was one of many dishes we shared and it was made with seasonally sweet grape tomatoes and fresh basil. To change things up, I thought I would use Orzo, which is a form of short-cut […]

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Smoked Cheddar Baked Mac & Cheese

I planned to prepare BBQ Ribs for dinner recently when all of the kids were coming over.  I usually do some sort of potatoes or pasta because it’s a large bunch to feed and it helps the meal go further.  When I took a look, I didn’t have enough potatoes for the entire group, but […]

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Cajun Shrimp with Linguini

It had been a full Saturday, and following a fun day of wine tasting last weekend we needed to grab a bite to eat before heading out for another social evening for our friend Julie’s big 50th Birthday party!  We swung by our house to grab the dog and quickly rummaged through the fridge to […]

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