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Thai Soup On A Chilly Day

Thai Soup On A Chilly Day
A couple of years ago I was in a local restaurant, Garlic Thai and Sushi Bar, and discovered Massaman Curry. It's key ingredient was peanut butter, which I adore. It was full of flavor but not too spicy. I was hooked! So as per my usual when I find something I really like, I try to find a recipe to make it at home. Continue reading

Bacon is the Duct Tape of the Kitchen

Bacon is the Duct Tape of the Kitchen

I read that quote in a breakfast joint the other day and boy does it resonate with me. I mean bacon works on anything from donuts to Brussel sprouts! But two other ingredients have become foundational in our house as well: Steak 'n Shake Seasoning and Chick-fil-A sauce (or it's cousin, the Honey Roasted Barbecue Sauce). So when I was a little bit desperate for a quick dinner idea a few months ago, they all came to the rescue.

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Epic Fails on the Way to the Perfect Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Epic Fails on the Way to the Perfect Macaroni and Cheese Recipe
My search for the perfect Macaroni and Cheese ended when I was looking for a version I could make in a crockpot. Eureka! What makes this one so great? Because most importantly, it follows my mother-in-law’s advice; go light on the noodles. This recipe calls for only 8 oz. of pasta to 20 oz. of cheese! Yes, Ma’am! Here is my take on this "no worries" recipe. Continue reading

Robots, Orphans, and Pastry?

Robots, Orphans,  and Pastry?
If you want a gift idea or new tradition that truly shows love, try making these amazing Danish pastries. Yes, they are work, but the results are very worth it. Customize them to fit your own dietary needs and preferences and you will love the results! Continue reading

Paleo Smoked Salmon-Avocado Toast

Paleo Smoked Salmon-Avocado Toast
I am trying to get back on the wagon of staying away from grains. I am not strictly Paleo but my body just appreciates less grain and dairy. I have to admit, though, this “corn-fed gal from Indiana” (that is actually a song) has to have her Amish popcorn.  Continue reading