Category Archive: Quick/Easy

I’m taking this show on the road!

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That’s right I am packing up the lap top and the digital camera and Tuesday I will be leaving California and flying to Nebraska. My mom is having a complete knee replacement. When I heard the news I offered to be mom and dad’s personal chef, housekeeper, chauffeur and anything else they might need for a couple of …

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Creamy Parmesan Orzo

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With toasted pine nuts, fresh parmesan cheese and basil this is my kind of comfort food. Even though we are only a family of four, I have to double this recipe in order to have enough left overs to go around.  You must make this  with the herbed chicken piccata but it is also delicious with Italian turkey sausages or a …

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Herbed Chicken Piccata

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This is one of those recipes that is in our regular dinner rotation. I have been making it since about 2004 and the only tweaking I did was to add capers and sub butter for the margarine.  It is easy enough for a weeknight meal but fancy enough to entertain with. I pair it with Cooking Lights Creamy Parmesan Orzo and …

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Berries and Oats

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For our 25th wedding anniversary we stayed in San Francisco at the St Francis and I had the most incredible cold oatmeal, yogurt and fresh fruit for breakfast. That was 5 years ago and I still salivate just thinking about that muesli mix. This is a combo I can eat every day for breakfast, lunch or …

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