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Sausage Fried Rice w/Homemade Soy Sauce

A couple of months ago, I was way too excited about buying some polish sausage from a friend and ended up with about 8 pounds of the stuff in my freezer.  It is some pretty incredible sausage, but it has … Continue reading

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My Intro to Bulgogi & Kimbap

The deli in my office building changed ownership a couple of months ago.  Now, phrases like “we sold out” and “it’s unbelievable!” are increasingly heard around the building.  Recently I went to the deli for turkey on wheat and got back on the elevator with an amazing array … Continue reading

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Easter Tradition with a Twist: Classic vs. White Lasagne

While at the grocer’s the other day, I was feeling down about the kids being on their own and not having them here to dye Easter eggs with.  (During their teen years, I would dye all but two and the kids would each do one obligatory egg for mama).  My spirit perked up … Continue reading

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Ginger Scallion Chicken (ahem, on a can)

While doing research for a cook book, I discovered an editorial review for the book Momofuku, written on Amazon.  The review included a recipe by David Chang himself, for some crazy-good ginger scallion sauce for noodles.  I just had to make it.  I printed, I planned, I drooled … Continue reading

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Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Pineapple, Fontina & Chives

As simple and insanely delicious as this recipe is, it has been a long time coming. It took Mr. Cheese and I a while to perfect the cooking of the pork tenderloin. I have never been a fan. For me, … Continue reading

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Thincrust Pizza Dough: Attempt #2

The holidays came and went at the Cheese house and a beautiful time was had by all.  The kids converged on the home front for a few days and the Soldiercheese brought along his girlfriend.  We laughed, we cried, we made … Continue reading

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Playing With Food: Steak Sambuca I

While Mr. Cheese and I are still on our ‘let’s eat less carby stuff’ kick, I am finding it difficult to come up with dinners that aren’t just the same old hat, like chicken (“we had that 2 days ago!”)  … Continue reading

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Link Love for Foodies II

Although I am not much of a baker, I recently saw this website advertised in a magazine and decided to look it up.  They have a gazillion (ok, more like 30) kinds of cookie cutters ranging from the complete alphabet, to … Continue reading

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Short Rib Tacos (use your slow-cooker!)

While huffing it at the gym a couple weeks ago, I flipped the tv channel to (what else?) the Food Network and happened upon the middle of a show with Marchela Valladolid called Mexican Made Easy.  Who knew?!  When did this … Continue reading

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Sushi ~ That’s Right, I Made That!

Yes, that’s right Team!  I made sushi.  At home.  It was much more simple than anticipated and oh.so.delicious!!  We picked up little packets of Miso Soup to go with it and some Japanese beer, as well.  I’m not going to … Continue reading

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