Recipes from Today’s Show: Rice Two Ways

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TODAY on MHTV: Leftovers never go to waste in our home and today I’m showing Calder and Luca how to make the most of some leftover rice with a few fresh ingredients. Anything you can make in advance is a bonus, so poaching & chilling salmon so it can be flaked into a cold rice… View Article
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Recipes From Today’s Show: Indian Vegetarian Dinner

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TODAY on MHTV: Indian cuisine can seem intimidating if you’ve never made it before but today’s vegetarian feast is a great introduction. Served together as a meal or separately as sides, dishes like cucumber yogurt salad and chickpeas spiced with cinnamon, cumin and coriander really bring out the flavors of Indian cooking and are guaranteed… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Chicken and Dumplings

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TODAY on MHTV: Fluffy, herb-flecked dumplings are added to a pot of tender chicken and broth—it’s the perfect one-pot meal to cozy up to in the cold weather. Something I like to include in this dish is vegetables that don’t get enough love—turnips, rutabagas, and parsnips. They’re delicious, good for you and good for adding… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Roasted Chicken Dinner

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TODAY on MHTV: I probably make roast chicken once a week; the juicy, golden brown birds (I make 2 chickens at a time to make sure I have enough for everyone plus extra for sandwiches the next day) are rubbed with herbs and lemons. On the side, braised collard greens with bacon and my husband… View Article

Week Night Dinner

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How happy I was to come home to dinner tonight–shopped for and cooked by hubs. Served and cleaned up for by first born son. SOmetimes–SOMEtimes things work out how you hoped and prayed they might. All that training, and I do mean good home training pays off now and then. THanks boyzzz. All recipes from… View Article
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STEAK DINNER

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[picasa username=”lsq713″ albumname=”SteakDinner810″] I took one whole week off of blog/facebook/twitter etc. No special reason–just a little vacation from the techno-frontlines because I want these activities to stay fun–not burdensome. And, this is the first time all year that–with sons all out of town, hubs and I ate out four whole nights which is very… View Article
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BUT THERE’S NOTHING IN THE HOUSE TO EAT

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Once again, it’s dinner time. No one can figure out what to eat ’cause, well–“there’s nothing in the house.” So the inertia builds until I come home from work and try not to get irritated because there’s ALWAYS something to be made. Even a heel of cheese and some tortillas can be whipped up in… View Article
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THAI FRIED RICE

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It is impossible to describe what it means for me to have a new stove. All of you must think I have the latest and the greatest of all appliances in my home. Truth is, I have the oldest, the worst, the last legs-until-there’s-nothing -left appliances. All these boys of mine: their education, athletics, medical… View Article
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Pork Chop Dinner: The Full Story

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[picasa username=”lsq713″ albumname=”PorkChopDinnerTheFullStory”] The laziest and loveliest of weekends this is—no agenda, the most freeing of plans. The wind never let up but my will to barbecue did so this dinner–destined for the grill turned out really good cooked in my broiler (the most basic and worst performing broilers you can imagine). On a dog… View Article
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RICE AND BEANS

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So we eat a lot of beans and rice in our family–different types: red, black, pinto, chick peas etc. The most economical way to healthfully feed a group is to start with the dried beans–just a couple bucks for a bag which will feed a group of 6-8–total protein. Still-a couple cans of organic beans… View Article
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