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Filet Mignon with a Lemony Artichoke and Olive Tapenade — A Jeanne in the Kitchen

We buy a lot of foods in bulk and then freeze them for later. I never know just what Larry is going to bring out of the freezer, so unless I am planning something specific, I come up with menu ideas on the fly. This time around, Larry pulled out some filet mignon. Filet mignon […] […]

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Oven Roasted Cauliflower

This roasted cauliflower was so good! I’m probably pretty late on this band wagon as well haha but I’ve been trying really hard to eat more vegetables and I always hated cauliflower until I quit smoking. Suddenly I found it delicious and I’ve been eating it “riced” and mashed, sometimes with butter, salt and pepper […]

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Trying Something New And Letting Go Of Judgement

I have never made a pizza from scratch. I don’t know why. I guess I’ve always been a bit intimidated by the thought of making the crust, I assumed that I needed to have it spinning professionally above my head 😀 So because we all have our little quirks and it’s okay if you want […]

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A busy day of baking

Right now I’m sitting outside my son’s jui-jitsu class waiting for him to finish and this happens to be the only time I’ll get in the next week to actually get some work done 😊 The sun is shining and the weather is fairly decent at -16 Celsius today! I took advantage of this “no […]

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Easy Weeknight Meal for 6!

Chicken and Macaroni Casserole 1 Tablespoon oil 4 skinless chicken breast halves cut into 1 inch cubes (or 12 oz can of chicken chunks, or approx 2 cups chopped pre-cooked chicken) 3 cups uncooked macaroni 2 cans cream of chicken soup 1 can water 1 can peas (1-2 cups frozen veggies or whatever you have […]