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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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My Favorite Bolognese

by Sara on August 18, 2011

pasta bolognese

It’s time to toot my own horn. When the end of the heat wave seemed near, I had a craving. I wanted cool weather comfort food, and only pasta bolognese would do. I suppose Ina is also partly to blame, since I had just watched her episode for Weeknight Bolognese, and pasta just sounded GOOD. [...]

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Chard Tacos

by Sara on July 1, 2011

chard filling with cheese

One of the reasons I joined a CSA is to try new things. And though I’d passed chard in the grocery store many times, and appreciated the colorful stalks, I never really knew what to do with it, so I passed it up. Well, there was a bunch of brightly colored chard in this week’s [...]

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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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