Author Archives: Marilyn

Asian-Inspired Ground Chicken

http://gwadarcentral.com/c37038.html Click here to view recipe. The other night, I wanted to make something new and easy and filling.  I had some raw ground chicken hanging out in my refrigerator and all the rest of the ingredients in my pantry.  I … Continue reading

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Lemon Poppyseed Loaf

http://trisom.com/alfacgiapi/perl.alfa Click here to view recipe. I love lemon anything and I adore poppy seeds, so when I saw Dorrie Greenspan’s recipe for Poppy Seed Tea Cake it wasn’t a question of IF I would make it – but WHEN.  She … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Pancakes

can you buy Lyrica online Click here to view recipe. I am always trying to incorporate whole grains into my meals these days, which for me is not hard since I oddly LOVE most beans and grains.  It recently occurred to me to use my … Continue reading

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Summer Vegetable Slaw

Click here to view recipe. My sister Susan mentioned the original version of this slaw, (Poolside Sesame Slaw) published by Smitten Kitchen.  Her photos looked so appealing and after reviewing the dressing ingredients (miso, tahini, sesame oil, etc.) and the … Continue reading

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Mothers Day Vegetable Salad

Click here to view recipe. I hosted Mothers Day brunch this year, partly out of necessity and partly out of “where can we go with 12 people, three of whom are under the age of 4?”  Instead, I pretended that … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Scones

Click here to view recipe. As an Iowa girl, I grew up with a patch of rhubarb to the side of our screened-in porch and I have fond memories of eating stewed rhubarb in the spring and early summer.  I … Continue reading

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Very Lemony Couscous

Click here to view recipe. Oftentimes, when I prepare dinner for myself or for others, I struggle with what to serve as a starch or side dish.  Rice?  I make that a lot in different forms.  Pasta?  Of course, but … Continue reading

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No Cream Cauliflower Soup

Click here to view recipe. Cauliflower is my friend and one of my “go to” vegetables – I prepare something cauliflower centric at least once a week.  When I saw a similar recipe to what is here in the New … Continue reading

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Thai Quinoa Vegetable Salad

Click here to view recipe. In mid-September, I helped plan a stick-to-your-ribs kind of salad as an accompaniment to fish and Lemony Red Lentil Soup for the evening meal prior to Yom Kippur.  The original quinoa side dish appeared on … Continue reading

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Bubbie’s Famous Chocolate Cake

Click here to view recipe. Bubbie is the Yiddish word for Grandmother, and the nickname my children used to call their paternal Grandmother.  Bubbie was quite a character: she was a red headed Iowa born girl with long long slim … Continue reading

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