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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

Old School Sloppy Joes

It’s late April and it’s 37 degrees. That’s a tragedy that translates into a serious need for comfort food. Some dusty part of my brain remembered the sloppy joes mi madre used to make that I loved. Hoping my 3-year-old would embrace culinary tradition, I made some educated guesses that led to this. After the … Continue reading

Wonderful Chicken

This was a go-to dish in my husband’s household when he was growing up, and now it is in ours as well. It’s ridiculously easy– only 4 ingredients, including the chicken– and (this is the key part, is it not?) delicious. It was also the first dish my husband made for me, so you know … Continue reading

Red beans and rice

Snowy afternoon + empty frig = this recipe (from my sister). 1) Cook instant brown rice in chicken broth. 2) Bust open a can of red beans, kidney beans, and diced tomatoes. 3) Heat up with olive oil and seasonings of choice (she used Lawry’s and chili powder). Add a little chicken broth if you … 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

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