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Mushroom and Kale Lasagna 

We found this recipe in “Skinny One-Pan Recipes” magazine. It has taken a while to find the type of pasta. The recipe calls for “campanelle” but the closest we found was “fiorelli”, which worked really well. This is recipe number … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Crumble 

We’ve made rhubarb and custard cupcakes, rhubarb meringue tarts, rhubarb muffins but never have we used rhubarb for a crumble. This is number 6 of our challenge and the recipe was from Gordon Ramsay’s “Sunday Lunch”.   Chop the rhubarb.  Toss … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Frittata 

We’ve made frittatas before, but never with leeks or peas and this has both. We were looking for some leek recipes and found this in “A Cook’s Guide” by Donna Hay; Pea, Pancetta, Leek and Onion Frittata.  Slice the onion … Continue reading

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Double Kimchi

We borrowed a cookbook from the library and fell in love with it. Matt Basile’s “Street Food Diaries” is creative, daring, spicy, and Canadian. We have never eaten kimchi in our lives and this book made us want to own … Continue reading

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Leek and Gruyere Rosti

This is another Gordon Ramsay recipe from “Home Cooking”. You parboil a pound of potatoes. Cool and grate. Meanwhile shred a leek and sauté until soft. Add the potato, 2 ounces grated Gruyere, seasoning and mix.  Fry in butter and … Continue reading

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Spicy Lentil Soup

We have a lot of cookbooks that we hardly ever use. We get in a rut and use the same recipes over and over again. This challenge is about breaking those habits and trying new recipes and new ingredients. This … Continue reading

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Valentines Day Cupcakes 

We found an interesting chocolate cake recipe in a new book that Becky bought called “Sheet Pan Suppers”. It also has some desserts including one for a sheet cake “the size of Texas”. We modified it to make 10 cupcakes. … Continue reading

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Southern Shortbread 

We managed to complete a Bake Off challenge recipe this week. Becky wanted to bake biscuits so we decided to make shortbread with a southern twist. This recipe is based on an Epicurious recipe I found online. I think it’s … Continue reading

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California Pizza Kitchen 

This post is in two parts. First was our amazing dinner at California Pizza Kitchen in Tempe. For starters Becky ordered the dumplings.  Delicious! Then she ordered the crunchy Mac and Cheese.  I ordered the Spicy Chipotle Chicken Pizza with … Continue reading

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Blueberry Yogurt Muffins 

This recipe is from “Taste of Home Annual Recipes 2012”. It is easy, low fat and only makes 6 muffins.  Mix 1 cup all-purpose flour, 6 tbsp sugar, 1/4 tsp baking powder, 1/4 tsp baking soda and a pinch of … Continue reading

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