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Cooking for Irene

  Here we are. Irene and I, all smiles, embarking on a culinary adventure together. Irene hired me to prepare 2 weeks of dinners for her and her husband. Fully cooked, ready to heat & eat, and all healthy and … Continue reading

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Can I make it like Ina?

Does mine ever look like hers? What do you do when you’ve planned to make a new dish for Thanksgiving, purchased all the ingredients, then run out of time to make it (because I insist on getting enough sleep)? You … Continue reading

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Plump up your oatmeal without plumping up yourself.

It’s not the latest Pinterest craze… yet. What this is,┬áis an excellent method for cooking up a big batch of oatmeal just the way you like it, and freezing it into portions without using up all your freezer containers or … Continue reading

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Sunday Roast Chicken in a Whole New Way

Sunday Roast Chicken with Sweet Potatoes in the slow-cooker PLUS homemade chicken stock! Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 2 teaspoons paprika 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon … Continue reading

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