Tortellini Chili

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Has anyone else seen that Facebook photo/joke that shows a snowy yard with snow-covered trees and the caption says something about not dyeing the Easter eggs and just saying “good luck!” to the kids? I laughed, like, really hard at that one. The talk around the Great Lakes is that our long-awaited beach time during… Read more →

Baked Strawberry Donuts

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Mr. Prevention and I have jobs that couldn’t really be any more different. He works in the corporate world, is highly professional (not that I’m not, but there may be an occasional “yo yo yo” in a work email…and plenty of smiley faces), and travels the world on business. I would not care for any… Read more →

Italian Salad with Prosciutto, Peperoncini, and Parmesan + Weekly Menu

Italian Salad with Prosciutto, Peperoncini, and Parmesan 1

When you don’t have kids of your own, predicting what’s kid-friendly and what’s not can be quite challenging. I often come to my conclusion based on whether or not Mr. Prevention would eat xyz food and that’s usually a pretty good indication of how kid-friendly it truly is. That said, some kids are really good… Read more →

Crispy Baked Chicken with Egg and Arugula Salad

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My mom always used to say I loved to talk about food. Granted, my relationship with food as a child was, for some reason, obsessive. And not surprisingly, I was overweight. Quite overweight. When I started cooking for myself in college, it was very basic stuff. I did a lot of whole wheat pasta with… Read more →

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

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Our cleaning lady comes on Fridays and coming home on Friday afternoon to that smell of CLEAN may very well be the highlight of my week. There is no facetiousness in that sentence whatsoever. She is worth her weight in gold. I mean, her daughter even draws pictures of bulldogs and leaves them behind. We… Read more →



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