Author Archives: The Mom Chef

Chicken Thigh Kebabs with Chile-Yogurt Sauce

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Chicken Thigh Kebabs with Chile-Yogurt Sauce: A quick marinade makes these chicken thigh kebabs delicious, but when served with the chile-yogurt sauce, they’re a knocked out of the park home run. If you were asked to choose one meat that you’d … Continue reading

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Garlicky Roast Pork Shoulder

Garlicky Roast Pork Shoulder | Taking On Magazines | www.takingonmagazines.com | This fork-tender roast is so versatile. Serve it sliced right out of the pan or shred it and plate it with coleslaw. It's delicious either way.

Garlicky Roast Pork Shoulder: This fork-tender roast is so versatile. Serve it sliced right out of the pan or shred it and plate it with coleslaw. It’s delicious either way. I’ve been eating up the September issue of Food & … Continue reading

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Espresso Brownies

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Espresso Brownies: Rich, decadent, delicious and touched with just a hint of coffee, these brownies are a special treat for the whole family.   Whining works. For all those kids out there that have been told otherwise, I’m here to assure you that it’s not … Continue reading

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The Sunday Sip (Just for Today)

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The Sunday Sip (Just for Today): Do you have a few minutes to spare? Yes; then grab a hot cup of coffee and a comfy chair and let’s talk. Good morning and happy Sunday! I know, I know; I’m not supposed … Continue reading

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Lentil Salad with Olives, Mint & Feta

Lentil Salad with Olives, Mint & Feta | Taking On Magazines | www.takingonmagazines.com | Creamy lentils are paired with tangy olives and feta cheese, the earthiness of mint and a bright vinaigrette in this delicious salad.

Lentil Salad with Olives, Mint & Feta: Creamy lentils are paired with tangy olives and feta cheese, the earthiness of mint and a bright vinaigrette in this delicious salad. Much as it pains me to say, the season is changing. Little … Continue reading

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Deep-Dish Mushroom and Onion Pizza

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Deep-Dish Mushroom & Onion Pizza: Before you sigh and walk away from this gorgeous pizza, know that it’s lightened up. Which means you can have a guilt-free slice. It’s been just about 20 years since I was able drive 10 … Continue reading

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Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy

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Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy: These perfectly cooked beef patties are covered in a silky smooth mushroom sauce. Comfort food and decadence combined. Do you have memories of coming home from church on Sunday morning to the aroma of dinner wafting … Continue reading

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Caramel Apple Skillet Pie

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Caramel Apple Skillet Pie: It’s hard to believe that something so sinfully decadent and delicious can be so easy to make, but it’s true. All you need is a skillet. So, it’s happened again. Once more I find myself walking … Continue reading

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Happy Saturday! Let’s Talk About …

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Happy Saturday! Let’s Talk About … Spiders, lunch, caterpillars, cooking and more. Good morning, my friends! For those of you, like us, that are looking forward to another soggy day, here’s hoping you have a dry spot in which to … Continue reading

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Single-Serving Sausage Strata

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Single-Serving Sausage Strata:  This little muffin is the perfect way to send your loved ones out the door with a delicious, hot, hearty breakfast in a neat little package. You haven’t put away that muffin tin yet, have you? You … Continue reading

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