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It’s “Chili” Outside!

Happy Holidays everyone! Wow, it’s been pretty chilly in Houston lately! Sooo love it! The cold weather conjures up savory memories of a hearty beef stew, chicken and dumplings, Vietnamese pho or better yet, plain ole’ CHILI! I’ve never really thought very much of my chili, but I’ve made it a few times at the…

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Spicy Chicken Tenders

Josh had a great idea while we are cooking dinner last night . . . I think Rachel Ray may already do something like this but  . . .  I’m going to Just Cuc it ;-) and share my recipes for Quick Meals–meals you can prepare in 15-20 minutes! He watches me run around the kitchen sometimes…

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Fried Pork, Shrimp & Shitake Wontons

‘Tis the season of Potlucks!  A quick look at wikipedia reveals that the term potluck most probably came from the Irish.  A meal with no particular menu, everyone brings a dish for all to share.  Irish women would gather together to cook dinner, having only one pot to cook in, they would use whatever ingredients they happened to…

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Two Years Strong

I had the best weekend, celebrating my two year anniversary with Josh :) . For the life of me, I could not remember how we spent our first anniversary. . .   hahaha, bad girlfriend.  turns out there was a reason!!  I was crazy, stupid sick last year around the same time, we ended up having…