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Roasted Chickpeas and Sweet Potatoes with Tahini (Sesame) Sauce

Roasted Chickpeas and Sweet Potatoes with Tahini (Sesame) Sauce

This delicious recipe for roasted chickpeas and sweet potatoes is one of my favorite vegetarian recipes. It’s bright and hearty. Since everything cooks in the oven, it’s perfect for warming your house in the winter. We can all use more go-to vegetarian dinners, can’t we? […]

Fennel-Crusted Pork Loin with Potatoes and Pears

Fennel-Crusted Pork Loin with Potatoes and Pears

I first made Fennel-Crusted Pork with Potatoes and Pears 7 years ago, as #362 of my 365 recipes that I made that year. Alex had gotten our friends to give me recipes for a birthday several years prior (best present ever!), and our friend Allison […]

Salmon with Baked Couscous

Salmon with Baked Couscous

I didn’t grow up eating much fish, so this recipe for salmon with baked couscous was the only fish recipe I made for several years. The salmon, baked under a layer of couscous flavored with olive oil, lemon juice, olives, capers, and raisins, was delicious […]

Country-Style Steak

Country-Style Steak

Based on my blogging trends, you would believe that I eat sweets all the time. You’d be nearly right – I do love dessert. Lest you think I don’t make dinner, I present to you Country-Style Steak. Alton Brown made cooking cubed steak so appealing […]

Beef with Capers and Garlic

Beef with Capers and Garlic

I decided upon the perfect thing to make for dinner while my husband was out of town one weekend. I would try the recipe for Beef with 100 Cloves of Garlic. Actually, I came across two competing recipes (second one here), both adaptations of the […]

Small Focaccia

Small Focaccia

Focaccia is delicious. I’m sure you already know that. Today I baked focaccia to go with a soup I made for dinner (Italian sausage with crushed tomatoes, kale, lentils, and orzo, if you were curious), and it makes me swoon a little every time. I […]

How I Like to Make Ribs in the Oven

How I Like to Make Ribs in the Oven

In this food blog, I chronicle what I make, how I make it, and if I like it. I like sharing with anyone who reads this blog, but one major reason that I continue writing here is because it’s a great resource for me. If […]

Impossible Pie

Impossible Pie

All of a sudden, it’s warm, summery weather. So what do I feel a compulsion to make? Pie. Actually, what I really want is a cool cream pie. But to make a from-scratch cream pie, I have to stand over the stove stirring a custard […]

347: Vanilla Roasted Pears

347: Vanilla Roasted Pears

I was enchanted with the idea of Vanilla Roasted Pears the first time I saw the recipe. I like pears, and for some reason I find the thought of roasted pears very sophisticated. I always want to make poached pears (generally in white wine), but […]

314: Peanut-Baked Chicken

314: Peanut-Baked Chicken

I had a package of drumsticks I wanted to cook, so I looked around for a recipe and settled on Peanut-Baked Chicken. The recipe looked pretty straight-forward. I had 2.5 pounds of drumsticks, so I omitted the chicken thighs but made the full batch of […]


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