Crispy Baked Potato Wedges

Sometimes you need a basic dish that will go with just about anything. The other day my sister asked me how to bake sliced potatoes.  It’s surprisingly easy and simple.  I have made them before so I pointed her in the direction of the roasted potato recipe and the Greek roasted potato recipe to give her a couple of options to choose from.  Those recipes are oldies but goodies and it made me wonder if there was maybe a better way to make roasted potatoes.  That’s where these crispy baked potato wedges come in. I can think of a million ways …

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Greek Orzo

Is it Spring yet? We got over a foot of snow yesterday and it’s very cold out today.  Yup, this means I’m in hibernation mode with thoughts of warmer weather and flowers.  We haven’t had a bad winter (as far as New England winters go) but I find myself constantly dreaming about things that involve being warmer.  Although, being at a beach means I’d have to wear a bathing suit and the thought of that seriously makes me want to work out twice as long tonight. I’m guessing that a full plate of orzo isn’t helping my cause.  But let’s …

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Red Quinoa with Tomato, Basil, and Mozzarella

It’s a mad dash to the holiday finish line. The other day I looked in the fridge and noticed that it was basically empty.  When did that happen?  I had butter and eggs (and everything else that I needed in the cabinets to make cookies), but I had nothing to make “real food.”  You know, something to eat for dinner (aside from cookies of course).  Please tell me someone else can relate. I went to grocery store yesterday and got something other than cookie ingredients, but I’m still left with the thought of “I don’t want to cook or I don’t have time to …

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Garlic Sweet Potato Fries and Avocado Hummus

Football is back! Add football to the long list of reasons why I love Fall.  I love watching a game with my hubby on the couch while we’re in our pajamas.  Wow, that sounds boring and lame.  Eh, I love it. Of course this means that I’m starting to crave “football food.”  You know, beer, pizza, chips and dip, and chili.  Hummus is the perfect dip to have at any party (even a party of 2).  It’s delicious and you can make it ahead of time.  I whipped up a batch of our favorite hummus recipe, but this time I …

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Baked Parmesan Carrot Fries

Why is it that I can remember the lyrics of a song that I haven’t heard in over five years but I can’t remember to buy carrots? When I’m in the car listening to the radio I have to jump from station to station to find the one with the best song on and avoid commercials as much as possible.  Yes, I’m one of those people.  (And yes, it drives my husband bonkers.)  When I was on my way home from work the other day I turned on a station and the tune sounded familiar but I couldn’t put my …

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