Tag Archives: Simple

The Melting Pot

There are certain dishes that seem to have been lost in time, destined to stay in a specific decade, never to be resurrected. One my favorites is fondue. A dish that screams 1974, in an olive-green pot over an open … Continue reading

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Recreating a Restaurant Favorite

One of the best parts of going to a restaurant is being able to get food that you just can’t find anywhere else. Sometimes it’s a special sauce, a unique side dish or an out of this world burger – … Continue reading

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Crispy, Golden…Vegetables?!

Nothing cries junk food like French fries. Eat them with ketchup, mustard, vinegar, hot sauce …it doesn’t matter; they go with just about any dish. Traditional fries are made from potatoes, but, in case you haven’t figured it out by … Continue reading

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A Twist On An Old Favorite

So what’s my twist on this wonderful piece of food-dom? No crust. No, I’m not saying eating just the cheese and sauce (even though that is my favorite part), I’m talking about putting the traditional pizza toppings on something other than dough. Continue reading

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Don’t Buy … DIY (Part 2)

So, on to experiment number 2: Pesto. I love pesto. It’s filled with garlic and it’s a lovely shade of green. And making pesto is a snap. All you need is fresh basil, olive oil, minced garlic, grated parmesean cheese and pine nuts (a word to the wise, however, pine nuts are EXPENSIVE, so I just leave them out, but that’s your call). Continue reading

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The Complexity of Simplicity

Soup. A simple food item, often accompanying a salad or sandwich. However, making it is far from the simplicity of the final product.

Though I am not a giant soup connoisseur, and the extent of my soup preparation usually involves a can opener and a tin can, I figured I’d give it a whirl. Continue reading

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