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Beer Cheese Soup

by Sara on April 28, 2011

beer cheese soup

All month, my calendar has been tormenting me. With each new month comes a new recipe. When I first flipped the page for April, I hoped I wouldn’t have cause to make April’s recipe: Beer Cheese Soup. It was the first full month of spring! Who would want to make a hearty soup? Well, I’ve [...]

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Meat Sauce for Pasta

by Sara on January 17, 2011

finished sauce

We all have our go-to dishes, those that just sort of developed as we started cooking our own meals. Over time, they evolve. The meat sauce I make now doesn’t come close to resembling my initial efforts more than a decade ago. Then, I was terrified of developing a brown film on the bottom of [...]

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Beef Stock Recipe

by Sara on October 7, 2010

gelatinous beef stock

For several years now, whenever I would roast a chicken, I would either stash the carcass away in my freezer, or deposit it directly into my soup pot. Last Thanksgiving, the turkey bones were turned into stock for my parents, and just last week, the leftover carcass from a turkey breast became stock (same recipe [...]

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