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Jan. 19, 2012 7:33 am 
Updated: Jan. 19, 2012 9:20 am
I love reading the Williams-Sonoma catalogues that come in the mail. Not because I'm going to run down and fork over big bucks for all the tempting equipment they sell, but the recipes look fabulous. One of the recent catalogues featured a recipe for slow-cooked cannellini beans & sausages… MORE
slow-cooked cannellini beans and sausages
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Jan. 16, 2012 9:05 am 
Updated: Jan. 17, 2012 3:12 am
I received a lovely cookbook for Christmas, America's Test Kitchen's Menu Cookbook. The book contains 51 menus for foolproof dinner parties. Since we have a small cooperative dinner at our home nearly every Sunday night, I decided to cook my way through the book. Well, sort of! Each menu… MORE
Lemon-Herb Halibut with Garlic Potatoes
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Cheddar Apple Salad
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Roasted Tomatoes with Garlic
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Jan. 5, 2012 7:19 am 
Updated: Jan. 14, 2012 5:42 am
I don't usually rely on casseroles night after night, but never made it to the store yesterday for the fresh fish I'd hoped to cook. Instead I had a pound or so of lean ground pork in my refrigerator and an odd assortment of other ingredients. And yes, my college boys are STILL home and… MORE
Jan. 4, 2012 7:33 am 
Updated: Jan. 16, 2012 4:01 pm
Monday's Moroccan Chicken was yummy, but as I often do for co-op meals, I cooked too much. I can't stand throwing food away and my kids always complain about having to eat the same thing two nights in a row. The lectures about kids starving all over the world don't seem work and I tire of the… MORE
Creamy Moroccan Chicken and Rice Casserole
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Jan. 3, 2012 7:35 am 
Updated: Jan. 3, 2012 8:46 am
Like everyone I know, I'm feeling the consequences of overindulgent holiday eating. I don't like to diet and really don't believe in diet plans, however, I need to refocus my attention on the basic healthy eating habits I know to be beneficial. While perusing my cookbooks, I'm looking for… MORE
Moroccan Chicken with Fruit and Olive Topping
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Dec. 30, 2011 8:01 am 
Updated: Jan. 7, 2012 5:44 pm
Whenever my boys are home from college the house swells with friends and I'm once again faced with cooking for a crowd. The vibrations of boys laughing and cheering beckon me to the kitchen in anticipation of their soon to be grumbling stomachs. One of their favorite dishes stems from a… MORE
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