Monthly Archives: January 2013

Slow Cooker Paprika Chicken

Who doesn’t love a nice, juicy, tender, slow-cooked chicken? With ample doses of paprika and garlic, this dish was just the comforting thing I needed to forget about the cold that’s been lingering in the household. Be warned, though: if … Continue reading

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Croque Monsieur

When I was younger, we lived in Belgium while my father was stationed in Europe. The world of French food and culture was quite possibly the most perfect thing I had ever encountered (even now, it’s in my top three … Continue reading

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Cajun Honey Pork Tenderloin

This is one of those meals where I kept making each bite smaller and smaller just so I could savor it a little while longer. Only six ingredients—that’s all you need sometimes. CAJUN HONEY PORK TENDERLOIN

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Chocolate Chili Chicken with Spicy Lime Butter Sauce

Oooooo…this one burns a bit. But it burns so good. It has the classic Mexican combination of cinnamon, chocolate, and two chilies to kick everything up a notch. This recipe also come with two warnings: Remember that it has to … Continue reading

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Lasagna Soup

Sunday is a great day for making a soup. The only problem is that your entire house carries the aroma. Having to endure is sometimes more than I can handle. While this was cooking, I snuck a whole bunch of … Continue reading

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Dessert: Banana Smashies

So, we’re sitting here, watching a bit of Hulu, and the missus pulls a surprise dessert out of the freezer. After a nice dinner of steaks, roasted broccoli, and a 2010 Hahn Pinot Noir, I was sure that the night … Continue reading

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Waffle Pizza

In the beginning, waffles and pizza were two separate meals. But, we live in industrious times. This is an age of meat-ivity scenes and dragonfruit popsicles, an age of turduckens and lasagna ravioli. Industrious times, indeed. And since the missus … Continue reading

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