Author Archives: AmandaD

Is It Fall Yet?

RECIPE: 15 Bean Soup We’ve had this rash of delightful morning weather in Phoenix.  Supposedly it’s going to be in the 70s today, although I’m always hesitant to believe any of the forecasters here, as they tend to lie to … Continue reading

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Wait, is this chicken or fish?

RECIPE: Tuna Salad Oh Jessica Simpson, you’ll never live that moment down. In about 6 hours I’ll be on fall break.  This is extremely good news, as I need a week off for sleeping, reading, and generally relaxing. When I … Continue reading

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Sunday Night’s All Right For Roasting

RECIPE: Roasted Sausage and Potatoes I know I’ve talked about how much I love Pinterest, and you’ll be happy to know my love for that wonderful time waster hasn’t wavered in the past months.  Sometimes I’ll find recipes on there … Continue reading

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Comfort Food and Good Books

RECIPE: Upside Down Shepherd’s Pie I had another post cooked, written, and ready to go for this week.  Then, as they often do, my students changed my mind. Anyone who knows me could tell you that my favorite kind of … Continue reading

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Rubbing Your Meat

RECIPE: Cowboy Coffee Steak Rub A few weeks ago my friend Laura told me she had an extra ticket to Phoenix Cooks, this fancy schmancy food festival in Scottsdale, and asked if I wanted to go with her.  Uh, a … Continue reading

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