Monday Mania

easy peasy homemade tartar sauce

September 27, 2011

You will not believe how easy it is to make tartar sauce. Just mix mayo and relish together. That’s it. Finito! Of course, if you want to keep everything in the recipe homemade, make your own mayonnaise and relish ahead of time, and then scoop some of each into a bowl and mix. I originally [...]

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homemade chunky tomato soup

September 19, 2011

I had a very busy weekend out of the house, attending 2 workshops, amongst other activities. This morning I was in the mood to spend some time in the kitchen cooking. Having a craving for soup, I decided to make an old favorite, Martha Stewart’s Tuscan Tomato Soup from her Entertaining book. This soup is [...]

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Updated: ginger mustard chicken breasts

September 12, 2011

When I was making up my monthly menu plan in August, I found this recipe in my main Cooking notebook. I had forgotten how much I love it, and how easy it is to make when I have only 30 minutes to get dinner on the table. I like to serve the chicken with rice [...]

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have it your way pasta bake

September 6, 2011

I came up with this recipe a few weeks ago when I found some cooked ground beef in the freezer which I wanted to use up. The beauty of the recipe is that it doesn’t need many ingredients, and most people have these ingredients on hand. Not only that, given the preferences of your family, [...]

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