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Seafood Stuffed Portabellas

22 Apr

So, I’m in the (painful) process of moving… back to Madison! Finally! And it’s at a perfect time, too, because the outdoor Farmer’s Market started yesterday!! I’m so excited, it should be a city holiday, for gosh sake!

I already know there will be minimal cooking in our apartment this week. I have to prepare to get a little creative this week with food. We’re trying to clean out the fridge, freezer, and pantry as much as we can! To be honest, cooking is the last thing I want to be doing… and making more of a mess in my already disastrously messy apartment.

There are boxes, clothes, etc. laying all over everywhere. Shandy is none too happy about it- she has just been walking around whining at us, like, “What is going on, Mom?!” Continue reading

Papa Patrick’s Italian Pasta Surprise, AKA “The only thing Pat can make”

13 Feb

A self-proclaimed recipe title by Pat! By the way, it is a requirement to say this recipe title in your head in a thick Italian accent.

I can think of very few things that were worth eating with the word “surprise” in the title. It’s generally not a good sign. However, I can vouch for Pat; that is definitely not the case for this recipe.  There’s no surprise here, he’s just not well versed at naming recipes! Continue reading

Mushroom Risotto

5 Dec

I don’t know what got into me today; usually risotto is a bit of a daunting task after a full day of work. A “labor of love”, if you will. Ok, fine, it’s a royal pain in the butt. But it’s worth it, trust me!

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Penne Rosa with Parmesan Crusted Chicken

11 Nov

I’ve always admired Noodles & Co. because they use mostly fresh ingredients, and make each dish made-to-order when a customer walks in the door. It’s also super tasty! I got a little inspiration last night and decided that Penne Rosa with parmesan crusted chicken wouldn’t be too hard to make at home. Continue reading

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