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Welcome Ultimate Blog Party 2012!

April 13, 2012 | By andrea | 8 Comments | Filed in: Handy Hints.

Welcome to Inspired2cook…my name is Andrea! I live in Oregon, and I’m a stay-at-home mom who LOVES cooking, entertaining and blessing people with soul-satisfying food! To learn more about me and my mission with this site, read the About Me page. Most of the recipes on Inspired2cook are easy enough for a beginning cook yet fresh • Read More »

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Handy Hint: Welcome guests with a fragrant house

December 3, 2011 | By andrea | Comments Off on Handy Hint: Welcome guests with a fragrant house | Filed in: Entertaining Tip, Handy Hints.

During the Fall and winter months, I like to have cookies baking or a small pan of spiced cider simmering on the stove when I’m expecting company. The moment I open my front door, my guests are greeted with the wonderful fragrance of warm spices. I think it’s a great way of saying, “Welcome to my home”. What do you • Read More »

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Backyard Barbecued Pork Tenderloin

October 20, 2010 | By andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in: Grilling/BBQ, Main Dish, Pork, Recipes.

Pork tenderloin, the most tender cut of pork, is great for entertaining because it’s hard to mess up. Marinated and grilled, this recipe produces meat that is tender,  juicy and flavorful. The orange juice/zest, Worcestershire sauce, garlic and barbecue sauce combination creates a unique marinade and tastes nothing like plain ol’ barbecue sauce. I served the pork with • Read More »

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