Author Archives: The Mom Chef

Sweet Chicken Tagine with Apricots and Caramelized Walnuts

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Sweet Chicken Tagine with Apricots and Caramelized Walnuts The first house I owned was awesome. It was over 100 years old and had a ton of history, including a murder committed within its walls. I loved everything about the place … Continue reading

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Creamy Pesto Lasagna

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Creamy Pesto Lasagna Not too long ago we were watching Family Feud and Steve Harvey asked the families what a couple should have in common. I’m not sure what the number one response was, but one of the answers was … Continue reading

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The Monday Muse ~ Selfies, Salem, Weeds and the Dish of the Week

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The Monday Muse ~ Selfies, Salem, Weeds and the Dish of the Week Good morning! I feel a bit guilty talking about what a glorious day it’s starting out to be because Dudette’s in the other room with a fever … Continue reading

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Strawberry Rhubarb Layer Cake

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Strawberry Rhubarb Layer Cake from Good Housekeeping Welcome to my childhood. No, no, not the Strawberry Rhubarb Layer Cake; just the rhubarb part. Any mention of rhubarb immediately whisks me back to the old Tudor sitting on a quiet street … Continue reading

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Reuben Pizza

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Reuben Pizza from Cuisine at Home Magazine I gotta tell you folks, I don’t think there’s another dish that I’ve made that’s involved as much pre-eating commentary as this Reuben Pizza did. It all started with Dudette asking what we … Continue reading

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Margherita Grilled Cheese

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Margherita Grilled Cheese Margherita. A word that makes me so, so very happy. I have always loved the combination of tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, and basil. Even though the trifecta makes me swoon most on the pizza itself, as evidenced by … Continue reading

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Creamy Broccoli Casserole

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Creamy Broccoli Casserole These are things I am willing to confess to. I cry at sappy Folgers commercials. There’s one specifically that I remember, maybe the first one in the series. I’m not talking about just feeling all warm and … Continue reading

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Cider-Braised Ham with Cherry-Chutney Glaze

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Cider-Braised Ham with Cherry-Chutney Glaze Several years ago, we visited some relatives for Easter. It was Dudette’s first time meeting some of her extended cousins, aunts and uncles and she had a ball. For me, a big part of the … Continue reading

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The Monday Muse ~ The Law Won, Hello Spring, BFFs, and the Dish of the Week

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The Monday Muse ~ The Law Won, Hello Spring, BFFs, and the Dish of the Week Good morning! I just got back from dropping the kids off at school. Well, I did wait until my coffee had finished brewing before … Continue reading

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Chicken Bánh Mi Wraps

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 Confession. I avoided the whole wrap craze a few years back. I’m serious about that. I’ve never ordered one in a restaurant or requested one from the hard-to-understand box at the fast food drive-up. I’ve never had a McDonald’s Snack … Continue reading

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