Main Dishes

Pasta Carbonara

I think I’m in love.  I put on my first pair of yoga pants recently, and I can’t stop thinking about them.  About how warm they are, and how soft, and how comfortable.  I want to go back to the store where I got them and buy one pair for every day of the week. 
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Homemade Nacho Cheese Sauce

I was going through my recipes this week, when I stumbled across a recipe for homemade nacho cheese sauce.  I had never noticed it at the bottom of the page of a different recipe.  I was so happy to find it.  I have always hesitated to use the store-bought cheese sauce, even though it tastes
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My New Favorite Salad

Because of the new year starting, I have been reflecting on my cooking goals for the year.  One of them is to find delicious new recipes for homemade salad dressing.  When I made homemade dressing last year, it was so much better than store-bought, I knew it would be hard to go back to bottled
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Minestrone Soup

Happy New Year!  It has finally gotten cold here, and actually feels like winter.  Although, when I drove across town today, I noticed some of the trees’ leaves are turning yellow so it kind of feels like fall, too. Oh, and our daffodils are in bloom so in some ways it feels like spring!   I guess
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Shredded Beef Tacos

Being a native of Arizona, I have been able to eat at a lot of good Mexican food restaurants in my life.  That is one of the best things about living here!  Oddly enough, even though I love to cook, I really haven’t made my own Mexican food very much in the past.  Most of it has seemed like a
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