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Pasta Carbonara

I came home this evening wanting to set the mood of a special occasion. Not because there is anything to celebrate. I simply had my fair share of simple meals. The last couple of weeks (if you haven't noticed) I have been cooking very simple dinners.  That's not to say they came from a box.… Continue reading Pasta Carbonara

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Lentil Soup

I travel about about once a month for 4-day-long periods. When I return, I guarantee there is nothing I want more than a meal I don't feel gross about after eating it. You know what I'm talking about. There's always that meal that you crave, you swear that it will make your day and give… Continue reading Lentil Soup

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The Famous Karam Salad

For those of you who are dearest to my heart, you'll know me for a few things. 1. I'm obsessed with food, 2. I'm very animated and always up for a laugh,and  3. I grew up in a family who values a delicious, yet simple treasure: The Karam Salad.I have heard repeatedly, "why don't you… Continue reading The Famous Karam Salad

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Collard Greens

I don't know if you've noticed, but I've been trying hard to incorporate new/different vegetables into my dinner plans.  One that I have not tried is collard greens.  Besides knowing that it is a lyric in the Veggie Tales theme song, I wasn't too knowledgeable on ways to cook it.  I must say, it was an… Continue reading Collard Greens

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Parmesan Spaghetti Squash

OK, I know I've been a raving fanatic about spaghetti squash, but I'm here to tell you it's only going to get worse from here.  I just baked the squash for the first time (as opposed to zapping it in the microwave) and may I just say? YUM!!!!  Ladies and gents, tis the season for… Continue reading Parmesan Spaghetti Squash