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French Fridays with Doire: Chicken Tagine with Sweet Potatoes and Prunes

  Last week the Dorsita’s participated in Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution Day, which is all about getting children excited about real food. Turns out that people who cook their own food eat healthier and kids who help choose, grow and … Continue reading

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This Week at the Farmers Market

  It was a beautiful day for the Apex Farmer’s Market this past weekend, sunny, no chance of rain. Last week the market was closed due to PeakFest, our town’s annual street fair and the farmer’s market space is used … Continue reading

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Easy Slow-Cooker Dinner: Filling for Chicken Tacos

  Do not put away your slow cooker for the winter! Slow cookers are a great option for cooking inside during the warm summer months. They make less heat than the oven, and you don’t have to stand over the … Continue reading

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Easy Dinner: Creole Chicken and Sausage Bake

Think of this as a lidless stew, or maybe a juicy roast. It took me 10 minutes to prepare, required no fussing while it cooked. It uses an inexpensive cut of meat, standard spice blends, and vegetables you likely already … Continue reading

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Thai Chicken Lettuce Cups

It’s not unusual in Kitchen Mayhem to find myself in the middle of cooking dinner, a dinner I’ve thought over, using a cookbook or ingredient to inspire, only to find that half the ingredients I need are not in the … Continue reading

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Southwest Lime Chicken

Despite all the Frenchie recipes and the occasional elaborate dinner, at home I’m actually a lazy cook.  And the good thing about this eating plan is that being lazy really works. Can only eat 1/2 cup of vegetables? Why cook … Continue reading

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Homemade Chicken Soup for Body and Soul

Today is my last day of the two week healthy eating kick-off. I’ve been thinking of it as a re-boot. Shut things down, start them up fresh, let go of what you were doing before and look ahead (but not … Continue reading

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