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Words Matter

“It’s just words, folks. It’s just words.” – Donald J. Trump Presidential Debate Oct. 9, 2016 Despite the obvious first impression, this post isn’t particularly political, and it’s not about Donald Trump. This is a frighteningly personal post. Responses to the … Continue reading

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Pan-Roasted Grouper with Grilled Tropical Salsa

I really like broiled or roasted fish, especially grouper, mahi-mahi, and halibut. I order it often when I go out to dinner, and yet I rarely cook fish at home.  This is in large-part because I like a nice sauce … Continue reading

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‘Creamy’ Poblano Soup

After a few days of spring-like weather, I woke up this morning to cold (by my Southern standards) weather. When I started making dinner preparations, I was in the mood for something rich, warm and spicy. I had a bunch … Continue reading

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Bison Enchiladas with Two Sauces

I found myself in the mood for homemade enchiladas this week. I knew that making a green sauce wouldn’t be a problem since I’ve created several recipes for tomatillo sauce. However, I’ve never tried making a red enchilada sauce before. … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with Smashed Apples and Sweet Potatoes in Cider Sauce

I like cooking with ingredients that are in-season and local. Over the past month or so, I’ve received a lot of apples in my weekly CSA veggie box and now I have a crisper-drawer full of them. I keep thinking … Continue reading

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Hot Apple Cider with Bourbon and Ginger

When I was in Washington DC recently, a friend took me to Busboys and Poets – a great little bookshop, cafe, and restaurant. It was a perfect spot to have dinner and drinks and catch up. For my first drink … Continue reading

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Pasta with Arugula and Tomato Sauce

I’m running a half-marathon tomorrow morning, so I’m focusing on my carbs today.  I’m also getting ready for Thanksgiving, so I didn’t want to make anything too fussy or that required a trip to the store. Thus, lunch today depended … Continue reading

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