Author Archives: AmandaD

So We Can Call This Healthy, Right?

RECIPE: Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies I went back to work yesterday and we start with kids on Monday.  Sigh.  I can’t complain because I’ve had a pretty great last three and a half weeks off.  I’ve done everything I wanted: … Continue reading

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Easy, Crunchy, Limey, and Grilley

RECIPE: Grilled Corn Salad Today’s post is short and sweet.  I’m enjoying the last few days of my vacation at my parents’ house, where I’m working on two baby quilts and drinking lots of wine.  Basically it’s the perfect vacation. … Continue reading

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A Very Good Reason To Not Be a Vegetarian

RECIPE: Green Chile Bacon Cheeseburger When Amanda (whose birthday was yesterday) suggested burger week, I began to brainstorm of all kind of convoluted recipes for unusual burgers.  Then I talked myself off the ledge and decided to be simple.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Making a Delicious Mess

RECIPE: Green Chile Chicken Casserole Beware… Too late, you’ve had a black cat cross your path.  Luckily it was just Oliver, who is actually really cute, but just takes bad pictures sometimes.  He’s not unlucky or anything, he’s just sort … Continue reading

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“What, are you the Canadian Paula Deen now?”

RECIPE: Nanaimo Bars When this posts, my summer school kids will be taking their final and soon after I’ll be free for three and a half delicious weeks of laziness…which my coworkers have been enjoying already for six weeks.  You … Continue reading

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