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   Dec 17

Oatmeal Cookies with Chocolate Chips!

It’s cookie season! I love cookies. My favorites are oatmeal cookies, but I don’t like raisins. They’re like wasted grapes and just make me sad. I think they’re the only dried fruit I dislike, but it’s tragically hard to get oatmeal cookies without raisins. Here’s a great recipe that replaces those tragic little post-grapes with […]

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   Dec 06

Claire’s “Oh Snap” Dip

OK, so let’s say you are getting ready to go to a party for a friend and you need an appetizer. Usually I would take my fabulous hummus, but let’s say I’m gathering my ingredients and can’t find the garbanzo beans (the key ingredient). That’s when we get creative and make up (on the spot […]

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   Oct 10

Best Hummus Ever aka Claire’s Hummus

1 can of chickpeas/Garbanzo beans drained (keep the liquid in a measuring cup, we’ll use it later) 2 spoonfuls of Tahini a quarter of an onion as much garlic as you can stand (I used 4-6 cloves) Cumin (quite a bit, perhaps several tbs, I just shake it in until I’m happy and then shake […]

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   Sep 08

Yummy Sandwich Bread

I’ve been working toward a bread recipe that Nathan will approve for sandwich purposes. I’ve modified several recipes to make tasty bread for eating & dipping in olive oil or making bread bowls for soups, but none have passed Nate’s high sandwich bread standards. They’ve been too dense or the crust is to hard or I just […]

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   Aug 28

Chicken Adobo

I love this dish. It’s one of those “put it all on the pot and let it cook until you’re ready to eat” kind of dishes. We like it served over brown rice and with some avocado on the side. Of course, I like avocado on the side of everything. We first learned about this […]

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   Aug 17

Crazy awesome sweet potatoes

This recipe is going to sound ridiculous. It’s easy and amazing and totally not what you expect from a sweet potato. I learned it from a friend who had one of those “I’m hungry and my cupboard is a bit bare. Let’s see how these ingredients go together” kind of happy accident dinners.   Ingredients: […]

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