Food

Barbecue shredded chicken

My parents run a construction company and one of the things that make the company truly a family is that Mom cooks big meals for the workers when we have something to celebrate.  And it doesn’t have to be a big holiday for Mom to feel like celebrating.  For instance,…

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Creamy asparagus soup

Based on the recipes I’ve posted thus far, it looks like I’m all about comfort food.  And I am!  But my day-to-day comfort food isn’t really the heaviest of food.  Take for example this “cream” of asparagus soup.  I definitely get the creamy soup I want on a cold day,…

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Make-ahead eggplant lasagna

It’s been a snowy week here in Richmond and I’ve definitely been in the mood for comfort food.  Because of the snow though, I’m leaving the house even earlier and getting home even later in an attempt to be on the road when there are few other cars.  So my…

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Homemade potato gnocchi

I’d love to say that all winter I was in the mood for fresh salads and fruit.  And I was totally full from those foods.  But y’all, it cold.  With lows in the single digits and now a bit of a blizzard going on, I needed some comfort food.  Looking…

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Carb Overload: Pierogi lasagna is the gooey, delicious meal you need right now

It’s been a long week.  Between work, the gym, and finally taking down my Christmas decorations I’m worn out.  So I figured I’d treat myself to ridiculous comfort food.  This is definitely not what you eat when you’re watching carbs.  Or fat.  Or salt for that matter.  This is what…

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