Quick Meal

Chicken Lo Mein

by Sara on October 27, 2011

chicken "lo mein"

I have to say, this recipe caught my eye, though I had just gotten Chinese takeout. The original recipe used leftover pork tenderloin, but I’m more of a chicken girl. It was a great weeknight meal, as it came together very quickly. Like any stirfry, having your ingredients ready before you start cooking is a [...]

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Scrambled Eggs with Asparagus and Tomatoes

by Sara on October 17, 2011

Eggs & Coffee

When my parents and I were in Door County, the breakfast special at the Sister Bay Cafe was scrambled eggs with asparagus and tomatoes. I, having my mind set on something sweet, bypassed the special in favor of the bread pudding the cafe is known for. However, my mom and I shared each other’s meals. [...]

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Summer Garden Pasta

by Sara on September 1, 2011

summer garden pasta

This dish is the perfect late summer meal. It’s light and fresh, taking advantage of an abundance of cherry tomatoes that many of us have. If you’ve ever had even just one cherry tomato plant, you know what I’m talking about. If you also grow basil, even better! In the summer, you can easily obtain [...]

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Roasted Pepper & Goat Cheese Sandwiches

by Sara on August 22, 2011

roasted pepper & goat cheese sandwich

I love sandwiches, but it’s all too easy for me to get stuck in a sandwich rut, only mixing up the cheese type and a vegetable or two. Most lunches consist of turkey, cheese, sprouts, tomato, sometimes cucumber and/or bell peppers, on some sort of sandwich bread or roll. Tired of having the same old [...]

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