Quinoa and Spinach Cakes

April 5, 2012

From time to time, I get in these “zones” where I want to make something really, really epic out of the leftovers in my fridge. Sometimes I succeed, while other times, I have major, major kitchen fails. [That I eat anyway]. This week I had some leftover, cooked quinoa hanging out in my fridge. My […]

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Two Potato Soup

April 3, 2012

I had big plans for yesterday. I was going to leave work before five, go to a coffee shop and do some creative writing exercises. I miss creative writing.  I took a few courses in college and totally fell in love with it.  I unfortunately let the rest of my studies slide and had to […]

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A Day in the Life

March 31, 2012

Hey guys! As promised I am back with the start of a hopefully regular series on the blog called, “A Day in the Life”. Pretty much one day a week I’ll take pictures of random things or occurrences and create a post out of them. I’ve seen similar series on other blogs I’ve read and […]

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Goat Cheese and Squash Pizza

March 27, 2012

Sometimes I get in moods where I want to make things from scratch. I mean I understand the thought process behind having it ready to go in the grocery stores. Convenience.  I’m all about it. In the long run though, it’s just so much cheaper and fulfilling to make it on your own! Trust me, […]

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Lemony Cucumber Yogurt Slushy

March 24, 2012

This transitional period of time when Spring has begun and Summer awaits, has to be one of my favorite times of the year. You feel rejuvenated and incredibly motivated to do those things that you’ve been meaning to do. Spring cleaning ensues.  The screen door stays open. The purging of unnecessary clutter is a wonderful […]

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March 17, 2012

Sometimes life gets crazy. It happens. We all go through it. [New TJ’s addiction] The things that once took precedence in life, now ‘temporarily’ takes a backseat Pictures via Iphone seem a lot more appealing than a dslr camera, not to mention convenient. [Rosemary Pappardelle at Table 274] Dinners out become more frequent. So does […]

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Green Pea Pesto Crostini

March 13, 2012

Spring is upon us and will be here sooner than we think. It won’t be long before the markets will be filled with spring produce and flowers. I for one, got super excited when I went to the store the other day and saw a bag of fresh peas sitting in the produce section. Peas […]

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A Belated Mardis Gras Feast

March 2, 2012

Mardis Gras is one of those holidays that almost always slips my mind. I never remember when it is until the day of usually. Visiting New Orleans has been one of those places on my list to visit. I want to eat beignets at Cafe Du Monde, eat absurd amounts of gumbo and eat an […]

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Spaghetti with Clams and Breadcrumbs

February 27, 2012

I get strange cravings sometimes. So much so that I weird myself out. They can be so intense, like that of a pregnant woman. Note: Don’t worry Mom and Dad I’m NOT pregnant haha. This week’s craving? Clams. Being from Jersey, I grew up eating lots of seafood. I can’t tell you how many of […]

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Asparagus with Breadcrumbs and Poached Egg

February 25, 2012

As of lately, I’ve been totally slacking in the home cooked meal department. My fridge is full of opened, half empty condiment jars, butter, milk, eggs and beer. Part of a healthy, balanced diet right? [Please don’t judge me ha!] I do however have some vegetables that find their way into the darkest corners of […]

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