Category Archives: Easy

Sleepover homemade baked doughnuts

Hosting a New Year’s sleepover. It’s been awhile since I’ve made doughnuts, last time was for a softball game early morning. This recipe is super easy, and you can decide what topping, go chocolate, go cinnamon-sugar, whatever.  So good, not … Continue reading

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Roasted Asparagus with Lemon Orzo

Had a bunch of asparagus, and needed to make a side. I wanted nothing complicated, super simple, and found this. Hat tip, Supper For A Steal. Recipe (3-4 servings): 1 cup orzo (whole wheat or regular) ¼ cup lemon juice ¼ … Continue reading

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Delicious Easy Cauliflower Gratin

BOMB SCARE at my child’s school this morning! So this is the world we’re living in. Some asshat sends an email late at night, “targeting” a bunch of schools, and our education gets shut down, 29 million dollars are expended, … Continue reading

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Classic Tomato Soup

While we’re on the subject of soup, picky eater only likes tomato, so I decided to find a good recipe and landed on this one. My kitchen sort-of looked like a crime scene after it was all over (*see Tip … Continue reading

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Carrot Ginger Soup

SOUP! OMG, it is FINALLY cooler in Los Angeles, after what seemed like a four-month heat wave. This is my favorite, I found it when I had an abundance of carrots needing to be made into something, now I make … Continue reading

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Mexican Chopped Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing

Hat tip, epicurious. I’ve known Janet and Suzanne since I was 10 years old, and we all have daughters. A couple of times a year, one of us hosts a Mother Daughter sleepover, and as many daughters as are in … Continue reading

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Endive Salad

I was buying one of my favorite salad vegetables the other day and the guy behind me asked, “What are those?” as the checkers put their heads together to determine the code. “Endive,” I said, the French way, “Although many … Continue reading

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Takeout-Style Sesame Noodles

Hat tip to NYT Cooking, these have become a mainstay, I’m making them every couple of weeks, just to have a go-to in the fridge when busy. You control the spice. Recipe (4-5 servings): 1 pound Chinese egg noodles (1/8-inch-thick), … Continue reading

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Stove Top Pizza

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Zucchini Mexican Burrito Boats

These are so good, so easy, and another way to enjoy Mexican food without the tortillas. Hat tip to makingthymeforhealth. Recipe: 4 large zucchini 1 15 ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 cup cooked brown rice 1 cup … Continue reading

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