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Leftover Corned Beef Mac and Cheese by Family Spice.com

Leftover Corned Beef Mac and Cheese

A great way to use up leftover corned beef from St. Patrick’s day is to mix it up in your mac and cheese, using stout Irish cheddar. Usually at this time of year, I am scurrying around the house, spring cleaning and preparing for Norouz and the first day of Spring. This year, I am […]

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Pasta with Zucchini, Garlic and Olive Oil by FamilySpice.com

Pasta with Zucchini, Garlic and Olive Oil

Got zucchini? This simple dish of Pasta with Zucchini, Garlic and Olive Oil is packed with flavor and is easy to throw together. “Zucchini” is one of those words that I just can’t spell right the first time. I totally depend on my computer’s spell checker to make sure I am spelling it right. I don’t know […]

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Asparagus Pesto with Lemon and Mint by FamilySpice.com

Asparagus Pesto with Lemon and Mint

Asparagus Pesto is a creamy and tangy twist on that traditional basil pesto that screams, “Spring is here!” I find myself doing a lot of volunteering, whether I volunteered myself or simply because no one else would do it. Don’t even mention the stuff my husband volunteers me for! Luckily, my community and my children’s […]

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Orzo with Feta and Sundried Tomatoes by FamilySpice.com

Orzo with Feta and Sundried Tomatoes

This Orzo with Feta and Sundried Tomatoes makes a wonderful side dish, light meal, pot luck or picnic. It’s officially summer at our house. School ended today. Whew! And it was a whirlwind of a weekend, too. A welcome home party for an American soldier, my boys’ cub scout graduation pot luck… summer fun and […]

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Summer Pasta by FamilySpice.com

Summer Pasta

Summer means tomato season and this wonderful summer pasta dish takes full advantage of your tomato harvest. Summer is just around the corner, officially two weeks away. But, you can already see the summer fruits and vegetables at your local grocery store. My garden is slowly progressing. My kids have occupied a lot of free […]

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Grocery Deals and Recipes: Sep. 23 – Sep. 29

I must admit something to you. Before I started writing this column, I didn’t regularly check my grocery circulars. I bought most of my meats from Costco, one-stop shop and relatively good deals. But, after studying the weekly specials, I managed to convince myself that I CAN get better prices on meats than what I […]

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A Healthier Macaroni and Cheese by FamilySpice.com

A Healthier Macaroni and Cheese

Puréed vegetables are hiding in this kid-friendly healthier macaroni and cheese and they’ll know they are eating veggies. Works on adults, too. With many kids back at school, we are all finding ourselves falling prey to rushed schedules, carpooling to after-school activities and homework fights. How often does dinner get forgotten until 5 o’clock rolls around […]

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