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Cold & Lazy & Hungry? Hit the Brown & Sugar & Pork & Loin

The ultimate lazy & hungry dish: super easy, super tasty, super satisfying on a 19-degree night. Serve with roast potatoes (because they are life-affirming) and steamed broccoli (because easy). The pork loin I used was 2.88 lbs and it was ready after 4-4.5 hours (1 on high because I panicked about it not getting done; … Continue reading

Balsamic-Marinated Pork Chops & Grilled Peaches

I have no idea what “clean eating” is, but apparently, this is marvelously clean. More important to me is that it is marvelously easy and delicious. Bonus: it looks way more complicated than it is. The flavor profile! The balance of sweet and savory! ┬áSo amaze your friends and enjoy simple, honest food. Recipe credit … Continue reading

Baked Chicken in Wine Sauce

This recipe came from the mother of woman I worked with when I was 22. I was just learning how to cook and had basically no skills. This couldn’t be easier, and it’s still a go-to recipe. – 1 whole or 3 large chicken breasts – 1/4 c. Rose wine (I usually end up using … Continue reading

Quickie Pesto Turkey

I was frantically searching online for quick recipes that involved turkey tenderloins I had been inspired to buy. I ran across a Food Network recipe for sage pesto crusted turkey, in which you made your own pesto. Yeah. Right. I had a jar on hand and proceeded to enjoy this ridiculously easy weeknight dinner, with … Continue reading

Half-ass (third? quarter?) chicken parm

I don’t even know if this qualifies as half-ass, it’s so easy. – Trader Joe’s frozen chicken tenders – spaghetti – Trader Joe’s marinara sauce (in a can) – shredded mozzarella, Italian herbs, parm, salt and pepper Bake the chicken tenders at 350 for 20 minutes, then add mozzarella, herbs, and parm (though it probably … Continue reading

Easy Peasy Pizza

I love pizza. I love it like the way Brits love their tea and meaningless figureheads. And like the way addicts love their crack. Yes, that kind of love. But having moved out of NY a long time ago, I’ve resigned myself to the fact that I’ll never get NY style pizza anywhere I go, … Continue reading

Winging Eggplant Parmesan

Dinner at my house takes form in one of two ways: 1. Things in the fridge that need to be eaten. NOW! 2. Things that I purchased without much rhyme or reason because they were either on sale or I was hungry and they looked good to me. This dish was created out of the … Continue reading

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