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Homemade Tomato Soup and Poached Lobster

We sound uber fancy right now right? Lobster. I seriously thought only rich and famous people ate this when I was young. But this was Mark’s last supper. The last supper before deployment. Looking back I probably should have asked him what he wanted his last meal to be, but I didn’t. Oh well. He… Continue reading Homemade Tomato Soup and Poached Lobster

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Beet Salad and Tomato Mozzarella Pasta

I LOVE beets. Before today, I had never made these little doodads because I didn’t even know what a beet looked like. Well, I obviously knew what they looked like when they were prepared and served to me at a restaurant. But if I had to pick them out in a grocery store I would be completely lost.… Continue reading Beet Salad and Tomato Mozzarella Pasta

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Fajita Stuffed Chicken Breasts

So here’s the thing…we eat a lot of chicken around here. It’s cheap, healthy, easy to cook and delicious. And in all honesty,  I’m scared to cook fish and red meat half the time. It seems so much more difficult to cook than it really is. Yes, food imitates me sometimes. Yes, I am being a baby. I… Continue reading Fajita Stuffed Chicken Breasts

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Ranch Chicken Casserole and a Babysitter

Big news today…we found a babysitter! Finding a babysitter is like choosing a spouse. Am I right, or am I right? Like how do you even go about finding one? And then trusting them on top of that? Like “here is my baby don’t kill it” They are literally in charge of keeping your child… Continue reading Ranch Chicken Casserole and a Babysitter

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Seafood Grill and Crispy Potatoes

Mark and I are a tad obsessed with making the perfect breakfast potatoes. You know the ones you get in that awesome “hole in a wall” diner? Somehow those dudes always seem to get it right. Their potatoes are nice and golden brown and crispy with the perfect seasoning. Then you come home and try and… Continue reading Seafood Grill and Crispy Potatoes