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Being in Charge

It’s funny how when we are placed in circumstances that are beyond our control, we tend to grab hold of some insignificant (in a grand scheme of things) aspect of life and with strange persistence and determination take full charge of it, just to get a feeble sense of being in control. Advertisements

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The Great Turkey Challenge, Day Three: Turkey Bake with Dill

Sometimes you find things don’t always look picture perfect, and that’s the only thing that stops you from posting about them. Taste is there, texture is there, but the looks are just not reflecting this, no matter what you do. When this happens, I just write down the recipe, but don’t post pictures. But the […]

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The Great Turkey Challenge, Day Two: Turkey, Mushroom & Lentil Soup

Today is the second day of The Great Turkey Challenge. It’s also getting cooler outside, which means it’s time for soup. I like soup in any weather, really, so I think that even it were ninety degrees outside today, I’d still find some reason for soup. There is just something inexplicably comforting about¬† it, no […]

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The Great Turkey Challenge, Day One: Tangy Turkey Salad

Today is the first day of The Great Turkey Challenge. For lunch, I decided to make some turkey salad and stuff it in a whole wheat pita. Precooked turkey, especially the breast meat (which is what I have) tends to dry out easily, so the salad needs to have plenty of juicy ingredients. I also […]

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The Great Turkey Challenge

I don’t like turkey. There are several reasons I don’t enjoy this gigantic meat globe, and I am not about to go into details. Just let’s leave it at the bare facts: turkey is not my cup of tea. This Thanksgiving I was spared off the Turkey duties, thanks to my generous and hospitable family, […]

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Quinoa Guilt

While I enjoy exploring new dishes, I don’t always happily adopt new ingredients. Especially when everyone tells me I must try them.¬† In fact, I am often feeling the opposite: if everyone tells you this is the new wonder food, it’s probably not that good. Such was my relationship with a few you-must-eat things, namely […]

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Swineherd Pie

Swineherd’s Pie

Day four of the great Atlanta snow in. The fridge scavenger hunt continues… Objective: quick dinner after a long day of work Found: a frozen clump of sweet Italian sausage, shallots, five red potatoes, a few squashes, shredded cheddar I can’t call the concoction below a Shepherd’s Pie, because according to Wikipedia, it usually involves […]

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