Category Archives: Food

We're used to this kind of ridiculous

For lunch, I was chomping down a few clementine oranges (arguably one of the best things about winter) and Liam was watching me very intently. Since he was cool with drinking a bunch of my orange juice at breakfast less … Continue reading

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Recipe: Zuppa Toscana, Light Style

I was looking at our pantry trying to figure out what to make for dinner and the bag of potatoes kept staring at me. Frying was just too messy, mashed potatoes was too much work, and our standby baked potato … Continue reading

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Recipe: Savory Butternut Squash

Butternut squash is one of those ingredients that seems to intimidate a lot of cooks. It’s often served in fancy soups in fancy restaurants, an ingredient like filet mignon that seems out of reach of the home cook. Well that’s … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Hangover Recipe: Turkey Noodle Soup

The best part of a roasted poultry is the inevitable soup you can make with the carcass. A lot of people get intimidated by making a soup, but it’s one of the easiest things you can do. If you can … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Hangover Recipe: Thanksgiving Leftovers Casserole

We hosted Thanksgiving this year and I was put in charge of my very first turkey. Thanks to sage advice from the guru of Good Eats, Alton Brown, it was a great success thanks to a good overnight brine and … Continue reading

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Roll Your Own Baby Food

We’ve been kind of lazy parents. When it came time to get Liam started on solids, we reached for the Gerber instead of the Vitamix. It’s pretty easy to get caught up in the convenience, but homemade baby food isn’t … Continue reading

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Recipe: Pork Chops with Chipotle Cream Sauce

I defrosted a package of pork chops for dinner on Sunday without any sort of real plan as to what to do with them. They were fine specimens: thick-cut to about an inch and a quarter with just enough fat … Continue reading

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Quebec Isn't So Bad

I've spent most of this last week in Montreal, Quebec doing on-site training and installation. Honestly, the whole language thing had me a bit intimidated. Not only do I not speak French, but I heard from a certain friend that … Continue reading

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Recipe: Pumpkin Bisque

I'm a pretty good pantry scavenger when our fridge is running a bit low on fresh ingredients. We pretty much hit that point with no milk, eggs or bread in the fridge and a lot of empty shelves. What we … Continue reading

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It's Time to Break Bread Together

Finally happy that the election is over? Want to meet the people behind the keyboards? Then it's time to unplug and make your way to downtown Salt Lake City to break bread with your favorite bloggers and political personalities. The … Continue reading

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