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Easy 4-Ingredient Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork

I tend to be someone who views recipes more as inspiration than gospel. I’m a bit more strict with baking, but when cooking dinner, it’s pretty much a free-for-all. That’s why I was ecstatic to find this recipe for the “Best Ever Pulled Pork Sandwiches” on Pinterest. It only has four ingredients, but you can […]

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Post-Collegiate Gourmet: EGGS!

I have a thing for eggs. I mean, a serious thing for eggs. I have since I was five years old and learning how to scramble them, and now that I’m something resembling a grownup and know how to poach them, I love them even more. The ease of fitting them into my budget also […]

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Cheap and Easy: Lime Chicken Soft Tacos

Two things you should know about me: 1) I’m a single mom, and 2) I’m broke. This means that most of the meals I make are cheap and quick. Throw in a diabetic teenager and a picky 4th grader and you’ll have a better idea of the challenges I face in the kitchen. But one […]

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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 and tasty, I don’t even mind! Since I use a slow cooker, there’s very little […]

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Better than Restaurant Food: French Onion Soup

When I was growing up, if I wanted something delicious, it was most likely going to come from a restaurant.

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In Your Face: Super-Tasty Corn Bread

This is a very-easy-indeed and absolutely delicious corn bread. I used it mainly as a vehicle for butter, but it’s also excellent with hummus, pesto, olive oil… you name it. No kneading required.

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Simple Scones, Three Ways

Several years ago, a good friend stayed at my apartment for the weekend. That Sunday morning, I woke up to discover she was already in the kitchen making scones. They were simple! They were easy! They were delicious! She had the recipe committed to memory, and she taught it to me. 

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Hummina-hummina-hummus!

Warning: This is a bit of a silly post. We’ve all been there. The place where you just want the savory tastes of hummus playing across your tongue like so many angel fingers strumming a harp. The marriage of chickpeas with lemon and garlic and tahini calls to you with its siren song. The spell […]