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Potato Soup – A Family Recipe

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January is kind of slow when it comes to baking. Christmas is just behind us and there a still some lingering cookies here and there. So, a bit more focus on the cooking side might be not too bad an idea. That’s where this recipe comes in. It’s simple and quick and delicious and, well, you get the point.

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Book Review: “Lidia’s Favorite Recipes” and Basic Potato Gnocchi

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There is a stack of books on my kitchen counter that I wanted to review. Lidia Matticchio Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali’s “Lidia’s Favorite Recipes – 100 Foolproof Italian Dishes, from Basic Sauces to Irresistible Entrées” was one of them. I quickly skipped through the book to find a recipe I could make and ended up with Basic Potato Gnocchi. Who doesn’t like gnocchi?

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Deviled Eggs

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Welcome to the new year, 2013. I hope you had a good New Year’s Eve and that you will have a wonderful new year. May all you wish for come true and that you stay healthy and happy.

We were invited to a New Year’s Eve party, which was also a potluck. Honestly, I had not much inspiration so I wanted to do something simple. Deviled eggs fall definitely under that category.

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Stacked Pork with Sour Cream and Ketchup

Lately my life has been busier than ever and I try to keep the regular life things as simple as possible. That’s also true for potluck cooking and the last visit to Germany gave me the perfect idea. My mother made the same dish for my birthday and it was a big hit.

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Book Review: “The I love Trader Joe’s Vegetarian Cookbook” and Easy Eggplant Pasta

I receive “The I love Trader Joe’s Vegetarian Cookbook” the other day in the mail and it was a perfect week for that. Because once a month I am doing a Veggie Week and it sometimes is difficult to find a meal for supper. Now I’ve got a book load full of recipes.

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Onion Pumpkin Tart

I still had a Red Kuri pumpkin left from my Saturday shopping trip to the Farmers Market. What to do with it? I had pumpkin soup several times so I thought something new would be nice. This recipe comes from Pastasciutta, a German Food blog.

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Bacon Wrapped Pumpkin with Potatoes

 

So the other day I had my Baking and Cooking class again. I made a pumpkin soup and one pumpkin was left over. What to do with it? A bit of brain storming at the office and I had my solution. Let me tell you, the husband was excited and loved it.

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