Corn Chowder and Dumplings

So when it was rainy and cloudy and I just wanted to eat soup, I was hesitant to try a corn soup.  I stay away from corn chowders, because I don’t need a bunch of potatoes.

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Sweet Potato Apple Hash

I love breakfast hashes.  I actually love pretty much anything containing potatoes, but breakfast hashes are especially my favorite.  I used to buy bags of frozen Potato O’Brien and make them as a special Saturday morning treat for myself.

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French Onion Soup

I’m struggling with how to start this post. I just want to repeat “I love french onion soup” over and over, but you still probably won’t understand how much I love it. If I’m at a restaurant that serves french onion soup, I’ll either order it or be depressed until I can go back and order it.

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Butternut Squash Baked Vegetarian Taquitos

Most Mexican places have vegetarian options. Cheese enchiladas, bean and cheese burritos, stuff like that. What I never ever ever see is vegetarian taquitos. It’s a shame because taquitos are basically fried tortillas around (meat) stuffing and it sounds quite delicious.

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Smoky Corn Soup

I’ve been a little obsessed with corn. I’m not sure why, because I’ve never really been a huge corn fan. Yet for some reason, when I went to the grocery store the other day and I saw fresh corn, I couldn’t stop putting more and more in my basket.

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Marinara Dipping Sauce

Sometimes you really need a tomato sauce and you don’t have one.  Maybe you made calzones or mozzarella sticks.  It’s tempting to just pick some up at the store but if you want to save some money or if you just don’t want to go to the store, it’s easy to make a tasty tomato sauce at home.

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Broccoli Pesto Bake

Sometimes at the end of the week I’ll end up with really weird things left over. A tiny little bit of cheese, a handful of chopped onion, you know what I mean. Random odds and ends of food that didn’t get used up. Instead of tossing this all away there are two things I always make with these left overs: frittatas and pasta.

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Red Wine Tomato Sauce

Everyone needs a good tomato sauce recipe. This red wine tomato sauce one is my favorite since it can be used for anything from pastas to dips and even on pizza. I think pizza is probably my favorite application of tomato sauce….and cheese…and bread.

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Calzones

Calzone recipes are good for a lot of things (like filling hungry bellies), but they were especially handy last week. I was traveling for work for a few days.

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