Cinco de Mayo Menu and Tales of Mushrooms and Pasta Past

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Planning to celebrate Cinco de Mayo or just need a fresh Mexican night to get into the warm weather season? This Cinco de Mayo menu has a little something for everyone. Ole has been out of town this week. Days seem longer when there’s no one to share in the daily duties with you, the […]

A Virtual Easter Dinner Menu and More

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Last week I participated in a roaming Easter dinner. Today I’m sharing all the wonderful dishes we made and rounding them out into a complete Easter dinner from start to finish. Check out all the lovely salads, potatoes, desserts and, of course, ham. Spring Orzo Pasta Salad My pasta salad plays off the warming weather […]

Eat Well, Spend Less: When Two Meals Become Five

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Last week in the Eat Well, Spend Less series I did a lot of talking about menu planning and making your meals fit together, and this week, I’m going to demonstrate with five of my favorite go-to meals and a typical week of meal planning in our household. In our house, we often start by […]

Eat Well, Spend Less: Menus and Meal Planning

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Welcome to Week 1 in the Eat Well, Spend Less series. This week I’m focusing on how meal and menu planning can save you money, including where to start and what to think about as you’re planning for the most financial benefit. Food prices seem to be soaring. When I look back and think of […]

Weekly Menu: Eat Well, Spend Less

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One of the things we strive for when planning our menus is making everything fit together into one nice, neat little package. We look to use ingredients in different ways throughout the week so that we’re benefiting from the ability of do-aheads and being able to buy in bulk. We also benefit from a well-stocked […]

An Easter Dinner Menu

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Easter is coming up quick. Here’s a classic Easter dinner menu with some new flavors and ideas to get you thinking of how you can switch things up a bit for your family dinner. I’m not quite sure how we’re at the end of March, as it feels like we were just the other day […]

Weekly Menu: St. Patrick’s Day Feast

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One of the things we strive for when planning our menus is making everything fit together into one nice, neat little package. We look to use ingredients in different ways throughout the week so that we’re benefiting from the ability of do-aheads and being able to buy in bulk. We also benefit from a well-stocked […]