Monthly Archives: May 2011

Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Well, since it is a holiday weekend coming up, I thought I’d post this recipe because I plan to serve it to my guests. My parents live about an hour away in the “lakes” area of Minnesota, which is fairly close, … Continue reading

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Banana Ice Cream with Peanut Butter Sauce

In my opinion, few things go together as well as peanut butter and bananas. I love to eat peanut butter and bananas on any type of bread for breakfast: toast, bagels, english muffins. So as I was flipping through an … Continue reading

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Potato Bacon Pizza

There are some things that I am okay with taking the shortcut on (like boxed cake mixes and Cheez-Its…yes there are recipes for homemade Cheez-Its!) but pizza dough is not one of them. We rarely order pizza delivered to our house. … Continue reading

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Corn Bread

I’ve made corn bread a few times in the past from boxed mixes or from the recipe on the back of the cornmeal container. All turned out “eh.” They were dry, bland and definitely had to be served with soup … Continue reading

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Shrimp Tempura

We ‘heart’ Asian cuisine in our household. I giggle a little bit inside as I type “cuisine.” You see, my two-year old daughter has a slight obsession with the book character, Fancy Nancy. She uses the word cuisine in one … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo

I don’t ever remember celebrating Cinco de Mayo very often. Sure, we used it as an excuse to have a party in high school Spanish class, and also for drinking lots of margaritas and tequila in college. However, in my adult … Continue reading

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Chicken Caesar Salad

Chicken Caesar salads are a ubiquitous (that’s a fancy for being everywhere) restaurant menu item. I went through a phase in life where that’s pretty much all that I ordered when going out to eat. Lately, we usually end up buying a bagged Caesar … Continue reading

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