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Author: Elin

Slow Cooker Moroccan SToup

Slow Cooker Moroccan SToup

Fall is here! The glorious Indian summer we had is slowly coming to an end (but luckily, hanging on for a few more days), the leaves are changing and it’s getting cooler. Time to switch things up. Goodbye cold dinners and hello slow cooker! There’s […]

Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Let’s talk about sidekicks. Batman had Robin. Lucy had Ethel. Fred had Barney. Laverne had Shirley. Bruce has the E Street Band. What is a good sidekick for dinner? How about some garlic smashed potatoes? Fingerling potatoes are great for dinner. They are small stubby, […]

Pack a Pint of Pickled Peppers

Pack a Pint of Pickled Peppers

If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers, how many pecks of pickled peppers did Peter Piper pick? Here is the easy answer: you can pack a pint of pickled peppers (and a little bit extra) using this quick and easy recipe. (And when […]

Southwest Chicken Chop Salad (a reboot)

Southwest Chicken Chop Salad (a reboot)

Thanksgiving Monday! Let’s give thanks for a day off work! Most people probably spent some or all of the weekend eating, and probably eating a lot! While many families cook large turkeys, my family always cooked¬†chicken. I’m not sure why, but the Lawrence Thanksgiving dinner […]

Meet Me for a Coffee?

Meet Me for a Coffee?

October 1st is International Coffee Day! Sorry, but again I will be the bearer of bad news and let you know that it is not a “real” holiday, so you still have to go to work. I’m sure most of you are thinking “Ummm, Elin, […]

Slow Cooked Pork and Potatoes

Slow Cooked Pork and Potatoes

Back to school! Ugh! Basically, you now have less time to get everything done. Or maybe it just feels that way! Hands up if you have very little free time during the work week. Most people I know, between their jobs, classes and/or families, have […]

EZ Tzatziki

EZ Tzatziki

A few posts back, we made Fast Easy Mediterranean Chicken and a Greek Veggie Salad. I realized at the time that, although I took the quick (read no time and slightly lazy) way and used tzatziki from the grocery store, tzatziki sauce is actually quite¬†easy […]