Category Archives: Other People’s Recipes

I’m a busy girl

..but never too busy for a great meal. I’ve been working (writing and also my full time corporate slave job) and going to school. It’s been really difficult to hammer out the time to get into the kitchen and just … Continue reading

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Published!

It’s official, folks!! I am published. Read it, love it, subscribe to it! http://www.examiner.com/review/golden-road-brewing-takes-artisan-beer-crafting-to-a-whole-new-level Apologies for cross posts but I just can’t help myself. Heehee!!

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Spicy Salmon Rice Bowl? Get in my face please.

The other day I was discussing with a friend, how much I freaking LOVE japanese food. Sushi and sashimi in particular. As we were discussing, I decided that a spicy salmon rice bowl existed in my very near future. Admittedly, … Continue reading

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.. and in a surprising comeback, Michelle – 1, Makhani – 0

…and the crowd goes wild!! Or maybe just asks what makhani is and why I needed a comeback.. 😀 The other night I had a delightful dish, Paneer Makhani, at the local Indian restaurant. It was a delightful blend of … Continue reading

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“Meatless” Meat: My Epiphany

Being a recent convert (re-convert, post-pre convert) to a mostly meatless life, I’ve been focused heavily on coming up with  veggie-centric meals this time. Past experience has shown that relying on quorn, boca, morningstar,tofu, or TSP for my entrees tends … Continue reading

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Those French are on to something, I think…

In honor of being able to eat solid food again, I ventured into the classical french cookbooks for … steak au poivre!  I paired this with MORE AWESOME… stuffed mushrooms .. and also spinach with pearl onions. The steak was … Continue reading

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… a not so brief hiatus, Sauce Week: Day 5, and the coolest cake EVER

It’s been a while. I know. I was off to sunny (HUMID) Florida for some much needed family time. While there, I was able to show off some of my fancy-pants cooking skills and continue the Sauce Week tradition with … Continue reading

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