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Chicken and Rice Soup with Spinach, Lemon and Dill

March 22, 2012 | By andrea | Comments Off on Chicken and Rice Soup with Spinach, Lemon and Dill | Filed in: Chicken, Comfort Food, Recipes, Soup/Stew.

It’s officially Spring but it’s still a bit chilly here in the Pacific Northwest. In fact, we got a surprise couple inches of snow last night so school is on a two-hour late start this morning. While the kids are out playing in the fluffy white stuff, I’m thinking about what soup I’ll be making today. Here’s • Read More »

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Devil’s Mess…a heavenly scramble

March 5, 2011 | By andrea | 8 Comments | Filed in: Breakfast, Eggs, Quick Cooking, Recipes.

I love scrambles! When I’m not ordering pancakes at a breakfast place, I’ll go with an egg dish like a scramble. This particular recipe has some of my favorite ingredients: spicy Andouille sausage, mushrooms, spinach, onions and, of course, eggs. And while I don’t think the devil should get any credit for something good, this dish gets its • Read More »

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Spaghetti Squash with Sausage and Greens

February 9, 2011 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Main Dish, Pork, Recipes, Vegetable.

I love winter squash in every form! This spaghetti squash recipe is a creative way of using this humble and mildly flavored variety of winter squash. It’s simple, quick and a great way to get a good dose of your green and yellow vegetables. For the squash, I scooped the seeds out before cooking. I used • Read More »

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Summer Minestrone with Pesto

November 14, 2010 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Italian, Main Dish, Recipes, Soup/Stew, Vegetable.

I got together with a group of girlfriends from my bible study on Friday to organize a friend’s garage. The friend we were helping is a mom of two young boys and her husband has been in the hospital for several months awaiting a heart transplant. Needless to say, it’s been a difficult season for this family, so a chilly, overcast November day was • Read More »

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Pan-Roasted Chicken with Spinach and Smashed Potatoes

September 16, 2010 | By andrea | 14 Comments | Filed in: Chicken, Comfort Food, Main Dish, Potatoes.

This recipe for Pan-Roasted Chicken with Spinach and Smashed Potatoes is definitely comfort food. Plus, it’s a simple enough meal to pull together on a weeknight…you’ve got to love that! Husband was delighted when he walked in the door from work and was greeted with the wonderful fragrance of roast chicken. I pretty much followed the recipe except • Read More »

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Roast Beef, Red Pepper, Spinach, and Feta Sandwiches with Tahini Dressing

May 13, 2010 | By andrea | 7 Comments | Filed in: Beef, Recipes, Sandwich.

I’m always looking for new and interesting sandwich recipes so I was intrigued when I saw this twist on a roast beef sandwich. There’s lots of flavor going on here: sweet red peppers, tangy feta cheese, earthy cumin and cilantro, and a lemony tahini dressing. For the bread, I used a pre-cut loaf of ciabatta bread • Read More »

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Spinach Almond Salad with Chicken

June 10, 2009 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Chicken, Recipes, Salad.

This is a delicious salad: tender chunks of chicken, crisp apple and fresh spinach tossed with a tangy-sweet curry and mango chutney dressing . Yumm! I didn’t bother stemming the spinach or tearing it into pieces because I thought it was fine as is. I omitted the golden raisins and substituted chopped celery for added crunch (1 • Read More »

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