Category Archives: Dinner

Loaded Chicken Salad (or Tuna Salad) with Greek Yogurt Garlic Ranch “Mayo”

Before I get to this amazing jam-packed, loaded chicken salad (or tuna salad), a brief rambling is in order. I wrote a long preface to this post, but was told to ditch it. Too personal, too revealing, too much apologizing … Continue reading

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Creamy Tomato Alfredo Linguine

Is anybody still out there? I hope so. I’m so sorry for my exceedingly long absence from blogging. I truly feel awful about it, and I’m so happy and relieved to finally get something up, especially since it’s a favorite … Continue reading

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Tourte Milanese – A Meal en Croute

Good to see you again, Ms. Tourte Milanese! You’re looking as beautiful as ever! Yes, there is a story behind that unusual welcome to an edible, inanimate object.  I’m weird, but not that weird.  I hope. Remember when I told you … Continue reading

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Broccoli Kale Arugula Pesto (Quadruple Pesto), and a Tribute of a Sort

Before I get to this Quadruple Pesto, I need to talk about a few things. About two weeks ago, the Sunday after the bombings in Boston, I started to think about life in a whole new perspective.  It’s not a perspective … Continue reading

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How to Debone a Whole Chicken for Chicken Ballotine or Galantine; My Daring Cooks Challenge

Before I say one word about deboning a whole chicken, a warning: Vegetarians and vegans (In my best Melissa McCarthy impersonation) LOOK AWAY! LOOK AWAY! Make No Bones About It! We’re deboning a chicken, here! They’re not dead..just boneless. Created … Continue reading

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