Winter

Pie Crust with Cinnamon and Sugar

by Sara on April 23, 2012

baked pastry treat

When I was a kid, I loved when my grandma would make a pie. Not so much because of the pie itself (unless it was apple), but because of what she would do with the leftover crust. She’d sprinkle it with cinnamon and sugar, then bake until it was golden brown. If you’re a pastry [...]

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Turkey Pot Pie

by Sara on November 12, 2011

turkey pot pie

Earlier this week, I posted a Thanksgiving-leftovers-transformation recipe, and now I have another. Last year, after the Thanksgiving meal at my parents’, I tossed the Turkey carcass and some veggies in a pot to make stock. That stock ended up in pot pies I made from our leftovers. In my family, we tend to prefer [...]

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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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Green Chicken Enchiladas

by Sara on October 24, 2011

baked enchiladas

If you visit this blog regularly, you may have noticed the change in oven tops a few months back. You may also have noticed in the picture above that it’s my old oven. This dish happens to be the very last baked in my old oven. The next time I tried to use it, it [...]

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