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82. Chicken Breasts (With Prosciutto and Mushrooms)

So, you know that weekend that Todd and Leah came in for a wedding and I made them the Broiled Filet of Sole brunch on Saturday morning? Well, this is how insane I am: while they were at that wedding … Continue reading

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Elvis’ Country Kitchen Soup & Mustard Greens with Potatoes (Southern Style)

Hello, friends! Today’s post is rather fitting for Martin Luther King Day—Dr. King was quite the influence on Elvis Presley; it was MLK’s death only two months prior to the NBC broadcast of Elvis (a.k.a. the 1968 Comeback Special) that inspired “If I … Continue reading

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DICED!

So, I’m, like in a cooking competition n’at. Seriously. over at The Rantings of an Amateur Chef, I’m part of a food competition. Not a challenge like the Jell-O ones. I am going head-to-head with other cooks. So there’s voting. … Continue reading

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Century Egg and Chicken Congee

Congee? When I posted on the DiS! Facebook Page that I was so stoked about making Congee I got a lot of “huh?” and “what?” Well, gentle readers, I wouldn’t expect most of you to know what Congee is. I … Continue reading

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Blender Borsch

In my last post,  37. Beef Stroganoff,  I never imagined that I’d find jarred Borscht at the Charles Village Safeway–in fact, my mind is still blown! But since I didn’t expect it, I had already looked up some easy Borscht recipes … Continue reading

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37. Beef Stroganoff

Russian dinner! Woo-hoo! I wish that I had a phenomenal dating story to share about a brooding Russian expat named Vlad, but no. And we all know that it is because of the dating stories that most of you are … Continue reading

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Zumba Soup (Bacon Kale & Chickpea Soup)

I did Zumba for the first time last week. I went to because my friend Iris got me a comped 1 week pass at her gym out in the county (the county!). I figured that if I had the pass, … Continue reading

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Wiener Wednesday: Hot Dog Soup

Welcome to another Wiener Wednesday! This is extra-special because you, gentle readers, took to the polls to determine this week’s dish. After the votes had been counted, Hot Dog Soup was elected your frankfurter dish of choice with just under … Continue reading

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Liz & Dick Special: Chasen’s Chili

Yep. Yep. Yep. After much anticipation, Liz & Dick finally landed on Lifetime. And it didn’t disappoint. Because it was horrendous. These are a few reasons why: Lindsay Lohan. The script. It was worse than anything I wrote in college … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Darlings! Happy early Easter! I hope that you get big ol’ baskets full of eggs and jelly beans and chocolate bunnies. My mum sent me an Easter package with a note that read, “nothing says Easter like chocolate crosses and … Continue reading

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