Archive | February, 2011
Time to Get Smart and February’s YBR!

Time to Get Smart and February’s YBR!

  Wow, February is ending and March is here! It seemed like winter lasted forever and yet I can’t believe it’s almost over. I cannot handle the long nights and I’m looking forward to March 21st, the first day of Spring! And to sum up February, and all the fabulous foods we all created in […]

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Oxtail Bourguignonne

Oxtail Bourguignonne

How do you start your week with a simple roast chicken and end it with Oxtail Bourguignonne? I don’t know. That’s how I fly in my house! I realized I was getting burned out in the kitchen and I needed to jump start myself out of my rut. I found this recipe in my February […]

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The Many Faces of the Roasted Chicken

The Many Faces of the Roasted Chicken

Cooking dinner every night is not a welcome chore, even for someone who cooks all the time. We all have other things we would rather do: read a book, watch a movie, go shopping, go back to bed, you name it. But, it’s a chore that I am responsible for and I cook dinner about […]

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Valentine Thoughts and a Black Forest Cake

Valentine Thoughts and a Black Forest Cake

Valentine’s Day is not a holiday we celebrate in our house. In fact, if it wasn’t for school and Valentine exchanges in class, my kids would not know much about it at all. Scratch that. Mimi takes care of that. My mom, being your typical doting grandmother, finds every and any reason to bestow gifts […]

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Foodie Fun with Photoshop

Foodie Fun with Photoshop

I survived last week. No, no storm in San Diego. Just three sick kids spanning one week: 2 stomach flus and a bad cold. I was totally unmotivated to cook. My camera sat still on the desk untouched. I read food blogs, but had no desire to get up and cook and clean. Instead I […]

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Football Eats: Drumsticks with with Chipotle Glaze

Football Eats: Drumsticks with with Chipotle Glaze

My kids have amazing timing. They always seem to get sick at the worst possible time. Of course, I can’t think of a good time to get sick, in all honesty, but there is definitely a bad time to get sick: on Mother’s Day, Christmas Eve, your first birthday party, in the middle of a […]

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