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valeriekj has written 38 posts for lazyandhungry

Grilled salmon simplicity

This was yum. I had salmon with skin on one side, so grilled it skin side down for 5 min– a tad too long, so when I turned it, I grilled it for about a minute or two at lower heat and then turned the grill off. It was ever so slightly overdone, but I … Continue reading

Orzo with Tomatoes, Feta, and Green Onions recipe | Epicurious.com

Add any fresh veggies from the garden and you’re good to go! http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/orzo-with-tomatoes-feta-and-green-onions-234414

Best Evah Chicken Kabobs

http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/poultry/shish-tawook-chicken-kabob-recipe/ The whole warm pot thing is a REVELATION. Soooooo good!

Simple Speedy Poached Salmon


Crappy wine + wastenotwantnot = Mulled wine!

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ina-garten/mulled-wine-recipe.html It’s cold. I’m cheap. I opened a bottle that was too terrible to even be a third bottle, so voila! Delightful mulled wine.

Family Friendly Fridays: Pretzel Baked Chicken | Mommie Cooks!

So I had high hopes for this– dreams of kiddos devouring every last vittle. That did not come to pass, as kidddos had too much snack because I didn’t get this started soon enough. However, this breading is DELICIOUS. The drumsticks we got were kinda sinewy, which was a bummer, but I’ll definitely put this … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Garlic Chicken Recipe – Food.com

Pretty good, pretty ridiculously easy. ROI is excellent. I threw together an approximation of herbs de Provence (Rosemary, oregano, thyme, basil, fennel seeds– couldn’t find marjoram) and tossed minced garlic from a jar in. Served with cous cous and broccoli (crackers for kiddos). Must do again and myself on the back for dead-easy, highly satisfying … Continue reading

French Apple Cake – David Lebovitz

So easy, so good. Very low -key flavor and only a hint sweet. Great way to use up some apples. http://www.davidlebovitz.com/dorie-greenspan-french-apple-cake-recipe/

Garlic dill soy chicken

http://www.food.com/recipe/crispy-baked-chicken-leg-quarters-very-easy-one-dish-449452 So good, so easy, so cheap. A trifecta of greatness. Works for a weeknight meal or casual company (is there any other kind)? And kiddos (of all ages) like it! Shared via the Google app

Buttery baked cod (kid-friendly)

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/228319/perfect-ten-baked-cod/ I made roughly these alterations: -Threw in a teaspoon of garlic powder, 1 tsp basil, and 1/2 tsp of oregano (could add onion powder, too) Mix those all together,two dashes of salt, dash of black pepper. – Swoosh fish around in melted butter so that it’s coated. – Next evenly pour the breadcrumbs on … Continue reading