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Entries from March 2010

Dinner Twice: Cuban Pork Two Ways

March 9th, 2010 · 3 Comments

After getting through the first trimester of my pregnancy, where we relied on take-out dinners far more frequently than usual, I’ve been trying to get back into the habit of daily cooking and adopting some new strategies that’ll make it easier to get dinner on the table when dealing with two kids underfoot. My favorite […]

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Tags: proteins · recipes

5 {links} for Friday

March 5th, 2010 · 4 Comments

So glad it’s Friday, and even gladder that we should have some gorgeous sunny weather finally this weekend. Spring is on the way! Food FAIL of the Week: The corn farmers are lashing out at Food Inc.’s Oscar nomination, saying the farming practices portrayed negatively in the film are responsible for America’s “affordable” food. Well […]

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Tags: five on friday

Hamantaschen with Jam

March 1st, 2010 · 3 Comments

As I mentioned Friday, I planned to make Jewish cookies known as hamantaschen over the weekend. Hamantaschen are triangle-shaped cookies traditionally filled with thick poppyseed or prune spread, or other fruit preserves. They are traditionally made during Purim — a Jewish holiday festival similar to Mardi Gras — but can be found year-round in Jewish […]

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Tags: baking · cooking with kids · holiday