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I have no formal training, but I watch a lot of food TV. Here are some of the things that my wife and I have cooked ourselves.

Cacio e Pepe

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I’ve been dying to make some carbonara, but my breastfeeding wife wouldn’t eat it due to the egg yolks that go in it. So, when I saw this recipe for cacio e pepe (which I believe translates to cheese and pepper), I had to try it.

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Chicken Biscuits and Gravy Sandwich

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The other day, I ground up some chicken breasts and formed them into patties. I was going to make chicken burgers or maybe patty melts with them, but I felt like they really needed to be on a biscuit. And so, chicken patties with bacon and blue cheese on a biscuit. Yum.

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Kalbi Tacos and Kalbi Marinade Recipe

kalbi tacos – beef and chicken

Last Saturday, we were having some people over to have lunch with us on our roof deck. I wanted to do something a little different than the usual summer cookout, but because there’s no real tables to eat at on our roof (just living room-ish outdoor furniture), the food had to be relatively finger friendly. So, I decided I would turn kalbi into tacos.

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Baked Tortilla Chips

I wanted to make a non-Doritos based version of walking tacos. And after much internal debate over what kind of chips to use, I ultimately decided I would make my own. But, it’s friggin hot around here, so there was no way I was going to get a deep fryer going in my ventless kitchen in my non-central air apartment. So, baked tortilla chips.

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Grilled Shrimp Pita Sandwiches

A meal inspired by our trip to San Diego, this was supposed to be grilled shrimp tacos. But, I forgot to buy tortillas, which turned out to be a very happy accident.

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Zucchini and pasta in red sauce

pasta, salad, and vinaigrette

We have been trying to eat at least one meatless dinner per week. This is this week’s meatless meal. Homemade pasta, zucchini, and red sauce. Continue reading

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Fruit and Yogurt

vanilla yogurt, fruit, and chocolate

As much as I hate to admit it, I have been watching every single episode of Jamie Oliver’s Meals in Minutes. This recipe, while not an exact copy, is inspired by his show. Nevertheless, it is good. And very simple.

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