Tag Archives: simple

Beans and Cornbread

Ever seen Dinner and a Movie on TBS? It’s off the air now, apparently, and to be honest it’s been a long, long time since I’ve watched the show. Basic concept–every Friday night, TBS shows a movie, and the two … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Frozen Yogurt

OK, OK: I know it seems like all ice cream all the time around here, but this one was so easy and so good, I just had to share one more. We love Red Mango. And what we really love … Continue reading

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Fish Head Soup

I first mentioned Fish Head Soup over a year ago, when Josh and I were experimenting with coquinas. It’s been a while since we have been at the beach, and even longer since any of us has caught a fish … Continue reading

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Easy Fish

So work is getting hectic, which means no time for blogging–and barely time to cook. That’s when quick and simple kicks in, and this dish hits both requirements! Maybe it’s because I grew up in Massachusetts, but I can get … Continue reading

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Variations on a Stew: Garlic, Cinnamon, and Paprika

We’re running out of winter here in the South–not that we really had a winter this year! Stews are fine throughout the year, I suppose, but for me they definitely fall into that category of dishes that just taste a … Continue reading

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Major Grey’s Ribs

The first time I ever tasted pork and mango on the same plate was at a restaurant in Charlottesville, VA back when I was in grad school. The restaurant is long gone, but the memory of that combo has stuck … Continue reading

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Senegalese Chick Peas

Yet another recipe disclaimer: I have no idea if what I am presenting here is in fact a Senegalese dish. Why, then, call it Senegalese chick peas? The blame/credit goes to Marie-Claude Mendy, chef at Boston’s Teranga and two-time finalist … Continue reading

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Chorizo con Huevos

Breakfast for dinner is always a great idea, I say. This dish–chorizo mixed with eggs and fried tortilla strips–I’ve made for dinner far more often than I have for breakfast. When the kids were younger, the everything-mixed-in-one-pan quality of this … Continue reading

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Hellish Relish

Back after a long hiatus, and with another culinary experiment. The following was inspired by watching one too many “hot challenges” onĀ  Man vs. Food while trying to think of a way to liven up our Sunday night grilled burgers. … Continue reading

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The Lowly Meatball

Meatballs of any variety are a major hit in our household. What they accompany is entirely secondary. In fact, not too long ago, Josh declared that an enormous bowl of meatballs would be a perfectly adequate dinner–actually, he called it … Continue reading

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