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A few nights ago, we had an impromptu dinner with friends for which I provided the main dish. Many people I know have at least a couple of dishes that they can throw together in a hurry out of things that they usually have on hand, and what I prepared was indeed from my standard repertoire.
This post includes a recipe for a scalable, vegetarian- or veganizeable pasta sauce that’s very flavorful and can be made to be quite spicy. It’s followed by a more simple sauce for young kids or those who prefer something a little more mild. Continue reading
Wendy’s quest for perfect tomato bisque and an easy weeknight standby ended when she came across this gem. Continue reading
If you’re watching your waistline, your wallet, or both, takeout or delivery pizza can take you to a place you don’t really want to go. Continue reading
Okay, Dads – it’s all you. Whether you’re just a tourist in the kitchen or a whiz with a chef’s knife, the pressure is on every May to come up with breakfast in bed and presents from the kids (and make it look easy). We know you can do it! Here are a few crafts, a few recipes, and a few words of wisdom from the trenches:
As convenient as ready-made mixes are, they can’t easily be used in other recipes. All the ingredients for this recipe have a regular place in my kitchen, so whenever someone dear to me begins dropping hints about how nice some cocoa might be, I can whip this up in very little time. Continue reading