Conquering the deep freeze- 5 foods to heat up any dish

January 9, 2011

A trip to the warehouse club can be a dangerous thing if you own a chest freezer.  One moment you’re innocently walking down an aisle buying a package of toilet paper, and the next thing you know– you have a 48-pack of mini quiche sitting in your deep freezer.  How long has it been there? […]

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Crustless Quiche

May 11, 2009

I made my first quiche last November based upon this recipe for Easy Broccoli Quiche. Since I first made the quiche, I have changed the filling a bit and eliminated the crust. I’m not a huge fan of pie crust, and removing the crust cut the calorie count in half. The filling in this new […]

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Pasta with Lemon Cream Sauce

March 20, 2009

Another delicious recipe from Cooking Light! This recipe for Pasta with Lemon Cream Sauce, Asparagus and Peas is a quick and easy weeknight meal. My husband and I often eat meat-free meals, but most are heavier in flavor and rely on a tomato base. This is quite different from our usual fare. I actually selected […]

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Asparagus and Ravioli with Dijon Alfredo Sauce

February 1, 2009

I’ve been making this recipe for Dijon Alfredo Sauce for years. My husband and I stumbled across this on when we were searching for a cream sauce to go along with a bottle of Gew?rztraminer that we had picked up. The Dijon mustard adds an interesting bite to the creamy Alfredo sauce and complements […]

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Black Bean, Corn and Zucchini Enchiladas

January 13, 2009

I pulled this recipe for Black Bean, Corn and Zucchini Enchiladas from a Cooking Light magazine. The vegetable filling provides a nice change from some of the more typical meat-heavy Mexican dishes. This is a relatively time consuming recipe, but the resulting meal is well worth the effort. The enchilada sauce requires 30 minutes of […]

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January 9, 2009

Preparation for this dish requires a great deal of chopping, but the results are well worth it. Ratatouille is an interesting way to incorporate many different kinds of vegetables into a meal. This is yet another meal that I found inspiration for on My finished product is somewhat saucier than the original. I have […]

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Black Bean Chili

January 7, 2009

Since I have concluded my baking marathon, I’ve decided to return my focus to regularly cooking filling, flavorful, wholesome meals. I found this Black Bean Chili recipe on a few years ago. My husband was initially skeptical about trying a chili recipe with no meat. His fears were allayed when he found that this […]

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Broccoli Quiche

November 24, 2008

I made my first quiche on Sunday! Not only was it remarkably easy to make, but it got rave reviews from our company. I first perused my cookbook collection, but was disappointed that the recipes called for large amounts of cream or milk. Since I have an intolerance to milk, I try to limit the […]

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