Monthly Archives: August 2010

Red Beans & Rice

Well, well, well.  Let’s just say that the first two weeks of kindergarten have both tested and tightened the routines at our house.  But the week before the first day of school was even more of a challenge, as I … Continue reading

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Beef Taco Bake

So after two weekends of me being out of town this month and little time in between to replenish the freezer or menu plan, we hit a block last week where there was NOTHING in the freezer but some Trader … Continue reading

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Roasted Tomato Frittata

I bet there are tomatoes in abundance wherever you are, right now. And you should be buying tons of them! And you should be roasting them, and putting big bags of roasted tomatoes in your freezer. You will be happy … Continue reading

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Fig Preserves

Thanks to Facebook peer pressure I quickly went from, “Dude, canning is for the Amish” to- well, see above. In my defense I have a fig tree and what else am I supposed to do? After posting that I was … Continue reading

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Roast Chicken

I’ve got a long, long, long list of Things To Do With Leftover Roast Chicken.  Roast chicken is my default, no-think, no-plan meal- it’s very hands off, so it’s easy to do at the end of a long crazy day … Continue reading

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Spinach Lasagna

Teri’s going to be mad I stole spinach lasagna to blog about, but I made a batch yesterday and have truly mastered the art of prepping two spinach lasagnas- one to eat, one to give away- at once since it … Continue reading

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Jambalaya

I know James Villas is all, “Don’t freeze rice!” But I freeze rice all the time, mainly in the form of jambalaya.  Maybe it works because jambalaya also has tomatoes, and Villas continues that recipes with tomatoes and similarly acidic … Continue reading

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