Chopped Salad with Avocado and Radish

Chopped Salad

Want the dish on delicious ways to act your wage? Subscribe to GCE in a reader or via email or follow me on Facebook or twitter. I am a salad girl. I’ve always loved green salads. My great aunts would stand amazed at family reunions as I would plunk myself down in front of the […]

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A Spa Lunch (& What’s On Your Plate?)

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Welcome to What’s On Your Plate?! What’s on Your Plate? is designed to be a conversation amongst good eaters. Tell us about a recent meal. Did it meet with rave reviews? Or did it bomb? What side dishes did you pair with the star of the show? Did you try a new ingredient? Find the […]

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Romantic Meals to Cook at Home

Over the years, my husband and I have made the conscious choice to spend many special occasions at home. It’s not that we don’t love going out, we do. But, it’s the high tab at the end of the night that we could do without. Instead, we’ve looked for inexpensive ways to enjoy a romantic […]

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Curried Potatoes

Budget meals were a regular part of my upbringing. My parents both grew up in families where money was tight. They knew what it was to pinch a penny. Curried Potatoes were a staple in our diet. When we had fried pork chops, curried potatoes were always the featured side dish. Always. Always. I had […]

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Chicken & Rice Bowls (What’s On Your Plate?)

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Welcome to What’s On Your Plate?! What’s on Your Plate? is designed to be a conversation amongst good eaters. Tell us about a recent meal. Did it meet with rave reviews? Or did it bomb? What side dishes did you pair with the star of the show? Did you try a new ingredient? Find the […]

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Cupcakes Sealed with a Kiss

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I was a little late joining the cupcake craze. But, our family loves it that I finally discovered how to make delicious cupcakes at home. One thing that I love about cupcakes is that they lend themselves to letting the children help. Not only can you let your children help mix the batter and whip […]

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Get Your Game Day Food On!

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I’m over at Good Life Eats today sharing tips for a make ahead Super Bowl party. (I’m also divulging a really great recipe for Artichoke Dip with a Kick.) You won’t want to miss it. Head on over and share your favorite football food ideas. Plus, there’s a great round-up of Super Bowl food over […]

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Egyptian Lentil Soup

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Welcome to What’s On Your Plate?! What’s on Your Plate? is designed to be a conversation amongst good eaters. Tell us about a recent meal. Did it meet with rave reviews? Or did it bomb? What side dishes did you pair with the star of the show? Did you try a new ingredient? Find the […]

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The Pantry Challenge is Complete

Pop over to LifeasMOM and share how the pantry challenge went for you this year.

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Pantry Challenge 2011: Days 26 & 27

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This Pantry Challenge is quickly screeching to a halt. Yesterday I emptied the freezer and unplugged it. Since we have mild weather and it wasn’t completely encrusted with ice, it loosened quickly, I scooped it out, wiped it down and fired it back up in a matter of hours. We didn’t use up everything, but […]

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