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Warm Sweet & Savory Potato Salad
After I quit my job and started working at the deli/teaching yoga, I was seriously down some cash and needed
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Chicken Salad: Rosemary Apricot
Since working at the deli, I’ve had all too many opportunities to rework and reinvent chicken. One of my favorites
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Shredded Brussel Sprouts
If you think you don’t like brussel sprouts – think again!  They are one of those foods that we always group
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Roasted Vegetables
Parsnips have become a great discovery and addition to my rotating melange of roasted veggies.  Once the leaves begin to turn
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Let’s talk Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
It’s true, one of my favorite cooking ingredients is olive oil.  Not just any olive oil, but green, fruity Extra-Virgin
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Parmesan Truffle Chicken vol. II
Cooking chicken at a high temperature with olive oil will make the skin crispy and brown.  It’s important to rub the
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A little dinner conversation: Fun truffle FACTS!
1) From the fungi family, these pricey fungi tend to look like shriveled up black brains, although in this picture, they look a little
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Parmesan Truffle Chicken vol. I
Remember that Truffle salt we discussed?  Well, you’ll be thuroughly happy about your purchase once you begin to sprinkle it
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Roasted Cauliflower for the Gods
Shown with Chimichurry Sauce Salty and light – add garbanzo beans or roasted chicken for a little protein punch.  If
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Simple Broiled Green Beans
The is a lovely side dish, a great addition to a salad or lunch if you just want something crunchy and
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Valentine’s Day dinner: Chicken sausage, ravioli and roasted peppers
A few words about Valentine’s day.  1) You only care or keep score on Valentine’s day if you’re single.  2) By February 15th
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Penne with Corn, Parmesan and Garlic
There’s a theme with my cooking – healthy, delicious, and quick!  After working a 12-hour day, I need some soul
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Winter in France
This is a satisfyingly lovely way to start a Saturday morning.  A little rich, yet light.  Seriously, is there anything more
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Welcome to Cookin’ With Christina!
How this blog (and my current lifestyle) came to be…. In 2008, I quit my corporate job, finished a formal
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