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Queen of Convenience Foods

October 15, 2011

Okay, I’m not really the queen of convenience when it comes to food. I usually take the long way around, making recipes from scratch and chopping vegetables instead of buying them pre-cut and packaged. But the older I get, the less time I have to spend long hours in the kitchen. Cooking is a great […]

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Blue Palate Special: A make-ahead fix for the brown bag salad

September 20, 2011

I love the idea of bringing a green salad to work for lunch. It’s light and healthy. You can add pretty much any ingredient to lettuce and call it a salad. Endless, delicious variety. However, it’s time consuming. There’s all that chopping. For a truly fresh and crisp salad, you can’t prepare it on Sunday […]

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Blue Palate Special: A marinade for slackers

June 13, 2011

Who has time to marinade? Well, perhaps the most devoted grill masters plan ahead, drenching and soaking meat in a sweet, vinegary base hours before it hits the heat. I, however, never have enough foresight. Grilling is typically planned on a whim, as it was recently at our backyard barbecue this past weekend. Chicken kebabs. […]

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Kitchen Fatigue

December 28, 2008

It’s probably really bad blog etiquette to promise to post something and then fail to do so. A few posts ago I wrote that I would share a recipe for Kapustnica, a holiday soup from Slovakia, in my Christmas Day post. Not only did I not share a the recipe, I didn’t even write a […]

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