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Jambalaya and “Disneyland” Cornbread

Yes, I probably should have made this for Mardi Gras, but I didn’t think of it in time. Besides, there’s absolutely no reason not to eat Cajun food every chance you get! The jambalaya recipe is adapted from Gulf Coast Cooking by … Continue reading

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Lazy Dinner: Soy-Orange Beef with Rice (and Other Variations)

Sometimes you want something really yummy for dinner but don’t want to put much effort into it. My go-to in those situations (if I’m not in the mood for pasta or takeout) is to just throw something in a pan … Continue reading

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Roast Chicken: Have No Fear!

For some reason, roasting poultry has a bit of a reputation as being a terrifyingly difficult endeavor. The first time I cooked a turkey for Thanksgiving I was so nervous, but it actually turned out to be much easier than … Continue reading

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My Favorite Slow Cooker Burritos

Burritos are one of my favorite comfort foods. Growing up in Texas it was always easy to find good Tex-Mex, but now that I live in New York I’m pretty much stuck making my own. But with a recipe this easy … Continue reading

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