Monthly Archives: August 2012

Asian beef stew

It seems that everyone I know (in life and through the innerwebs) has a bit of fall fever. After this scorching, hurts-to-go-outside summer, it’s no wonder that we’re all craving cool temperatures, dressing in jeans and sweaters, and indulging in slow-cooked comfort food.     There’s really no need to wait for the later. I don’t care what height […]

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Grilled cilantro chicken

I’m pretty sure we approached perfection this weekend: – Bought way too much produce at the farmer’s market – Hit up Rooster for breakfast – Drove 30 minutes into Illinois to check out an used office furniture store (What? That’s not your idea of a good time) and were rewarded with a set of bowling alley lockers that […]

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Skillet pasta puttanesca

After 6 1/2 days of near non-stop activities, I’m hitting the wall H A R D today. I just need to make it through the rest of the work day and a 6 pm engagement session. Then I’m looking forward to plunging straight into a weekend in which we have nothing planned. It’s so needed!    This meal is […]

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Green goddess dip

I didn’t label this recipe as a fail, but it wasn’t loved by all in the Hawes household. Hubster has a strong aversion to condiments. (In related news – He’ll likely hate that I’m even talking about this on here. Sorry, Hubs!) Ketchup, mustard, mayo – hold them all if Hubster is eating. I occassionally manage to […]

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Tilapia with cilantro lemon butter

Tilapia is like the chicken of the sea… or is that some other fish? Either way, it’s my chicken of the sea. So easy, so versatile, so cheap. It’s fish without being too fishy.     Today we’re smearing it in butter. We don’t smear things in butter very much around here. But today it’s happening. Don’t […]

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