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Pesto Bacon Omelette Sandwich

I’ve had a loaf of French bread sitting in the fridge for a while, and I finally got inspired to make something with it. This is very easy to put together, and slathering pesto on the bread makes for a … Continue reading

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Rice Noodles with Sausage

I’ve been on a rice noodle kick this past week. Target is down the street from my office, so I popped in during the work day and picked up some Thai rice noodles. This is a quick and elegant dish, … Continue reading

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Baked Lingcod

Last weekend, I finally got around to visiting my neighborhood farmers’ market, where a blackboard at a fishmonger stand caught my eye. It listed salmon, halibut cheeks and lingcod. I chatted up the lady at the stand, who told me … Continue reading

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Multigrain Risotto

When we were living in Vancouver, we did our grocery shopping a few times at T&T, a Chinese supermarket. The fun of going to a store like that is the chance to try new things. One of the finds we … Continue reading

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Coconut Alfredo Macaroni

This is a new take on mac and cheese that I came up with the other evening. Coconut milk introduces an exotic element to the alfredo sauce, and the large macaroni noodles absorb the sauce well. The sweet and slightly … Continue reading

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Pea Pesto Pappardelle

This dish is wonderfully versatile. It’s simple enough for a weeknight, and it has elegance for a special meal. You can keep it light or add protein (I recommend chicken or steak strips). The yellow of the noodles and the … Continue reading

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Pasta Shells with Chicken, Collard Greens and Cheese

I love mixing cheese with pasta. The cheese gives pasta a big dose of umami if you use a lot (and I love cheese, so I do). This dish is a good balance of carbs, protein and fiber. The collard … Continue reading

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