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May 11, 2011
I am not quite sure where Spring went yesterday.  It was rainy, cold and a blustery 47 degree F.  My 4 year old daughter was home with a fever and I was busy putting back the pieces after a pipe in the wall started leaking water into our bathroom.  The day was filled with phone…

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March 28, 2011
This was a huge hit for dinner!  It was quick, easy and delicious.  I made two quiche for dinner.  One had only bacon and cheese for the kids.  The other was a rustic bacon and mushroom quiche that my husband and I shared!  Serve this quiche with a side salad and fresh strawberries.  I hope you and…

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March 5, 2011
Its a rainy day on Cape Cod.  Not as chilly but certainly gray and gloomy.  My husband is still out of town and the kids have swimming this morning and tennis in the afternoon.  I am thinking about making something yummy for dinner tonight.  Something that will warm me up and take the chill off. …

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February 20, 2011
This is a very simple and delicious family friendly recipe.  It looks like this week we will be reminded that Spring has not quite yet arrived!  This is my own take on a classic Campbell’s soup recipe. Give it a try this week. Image courtesy of Campbell’s Ingredients: 2 cups of rotisserie chicken cut into bite size…

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January 31, 2011
So, the Chicken Piccata was a huge hit!  I thought that I would share with you another equally delicious dish. Again it can be a crowd pleaser with the kids; minus the sauce that is.  I typically serve this with mashed potatoes but pasta works just as well.  Even if you are not a big…

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January 25, 2011
Here is a great easy recipe for you to try this week.  This is Tilly’s Nest’s take on the original classic.  It is great if you have fussy kids.  Just serve them the chicken and pasta without the sauce.  Your entire family can eat the same thing without you feeling like a short order cook. …

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December 29, 2010
Here is a delicious greek soup for you to try this week.  Serve it with crusty bread for dipping.  Ingredients: 4 boneless chicken breasts-cut into bite size pieces 8 cups of chicken stock 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, finely diced 2 bay leaves 1 leek, cleaned and cut into bite size pieces 1 carrot,…

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December 14, 2010
Yummy!  This makes my mouth water just thinking about it. Ingredients: 2 pounds (12 to 15 per pound) shrimp in the shell 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons dry white wine 12 tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 4 cloves garlic-minced 1/4 cup shallots–minced 3 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves–minced 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary…

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