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Kitchen Adventures – Frisée Salad with Poached Eggs and Bacon

Frisée Salad with Poached Eggs and Bacon is one of my FAVORITE entrée salads, perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a lazy stay-home brunch. Continue reading

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Eat Your Veggies – Brussels Sprouts (with Bacon!)

Everything is better with bacon – including this easy recipe for Brussels Sprouts!! Continue reading

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Kitchen Adventures – Omelette with Smoked Salmon, Fresh Dill and Cream Cheese

I cook – a LOT. Because of this, I often have strange odds and ends of meals and ingredients hanging out in the fridge. I remedy this by turning leftovers into omelettes, hashes, salads, pasta sauces or random skillet type meals … Continue reading

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Kitchen Adventures – The BEST Burger in Town!

Burgers are BIG in the DMV (Dc, Md, Va). Our love affair with the lowly hamburger has been growing steadily over the last few years. Boutique burger joints have sprouted up around the region – some are ironically retro, others are … Continue reading

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Techniques – How to Make Citrus Supremes

So what IS a citrus supreme? Basically, it is a segment of a citrus fruit with all the rind, pith, and membranes removed… They are delicious, impressive, and EASY to make! To start, you need a sharp paring knife, a … Continue reading

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Kitchen Adventures – Citrus Salad

One thing I love about this time of year is all the delicious citrus fruit that is available… the only problem is that I am not a huge fan of peeling them, or of the inner membrane that surrounds the … Continue reading

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Kitchen Adventure – Eat Your Veggies! Butternut Squash Edition

Ok… I have not historically been a squash person, but in the spirit of more consciously eating local/seasonal food, I decided to give Butternut Squash a try. *I MAY also be feeling guilty about all the sugary Halloween candy that I have been eating, … Continue reading

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Kitchen Adventures – Bacon-Parmesan Cauliflower Soup

At some point in September or October, as the muggy days of summer fade into the cool rainy days of fall, I find myself craving a nice bowl of soup. For the first soup of the season I looked to a … Continue reading

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Kitchen Adventures – Turkey Chili

Leftovers. What a terrible word – it even SOUNDS unappetizing. How often can one reheat and eat even the most delicious food? Something is invariably lost in the process… Mr. Food Nerd is particularly averse to leftovers, and not being … Continue reading

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Kitchen Adventures – Easy Roast Fish Dinner

We needed a quick (and preferably healthy) dinner last night, and I could not stand the thought of eating chicken for another meal in a row… We decided on Mahi Mahi (purchased on sale at Harris Teeter) with multicolored fingerling … Continue reading

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