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July 1, 2020 ~ Smothered pork chops surprised me equally in flavor and calorie count. When Kate first said this was what she was making I had a throwback thought to Long Island diners and super salty heavy gravy with tons of mushrooms in it, sort of the chop getting drowned out by the gravy […]

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photo caption: this is where we paddleboard and kayak June 28, 2020 ~ Sunday was a paddleboarding day. It was the thing Kate and I had planned on for our retreat-at-home. Although I knew dinner was on me I didn’t get caught up in searching for a recipe and getting all complicated with meal planning. […]

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June 27, 2020 ~ Scallops are a favorite around here. The ones that come in the ButcherBox are large so we cut them in half to reduce cooking time. Since we had already made scallops during the thirty-day dinner challenge Kate searched for a recipe that would take making scallops in a direction we have […]

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June 25, 2020 ~ Pat. Pat. Pat. Patting ourselves on the back. We successfully accomplished fifteen days of different dinners! If I were to classify my enjoyment level of cooking prior to the challenge I’d put it at neutral. These past two weeks I have intentionally created meals more than I have over our forty […]

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June 22, 2020 ~ To some people the best night of the week is leftovers. To other people, not so much. Our son, Sean, was not a fan of ‘old’ food growing up. He preferred fresh meals. I can’t remember what he would have instead of leftovers. I did not understand his dislike of this […]

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