Recipe: Makaronia Me Kima

This recipe is basically a Greek staple but I had never heard of it. Salta Kima is basically Greek style of Bolognese. It has cinnamon, cloves, and allspice making it sweet and spicy. It is also the basis for Cincinnati Chili which my husband particularly loves. It’s a pretty unique flavor and like Bolognese it’s extremely easy to make as it just takes time not work to come together, so it’s good for a weekend or a slow day.

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Recipe: Sweet and Sour Tofu

I was finally able to find reasonably priced firm tofu in the store so I’ve been trying out more tofu recipes lately and this is the winner by a large mile. It’s super easy to make, you can customize the sauce in a lot of ways, and it comes together with only one bowl and one pan. You can use fresh vegetables if you prefer but I love recipes where you don’t have to chop anything because some days you just don’t have the energy. I don’t love tofu but in this recipe it’s pretty tasty and it’s a nice change of pace every now and then.

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Menu: Happy Trails

Here’s my menu for this week. Just as a note I usually make all or almost all of everything listed on a given menu though I tend to eat things out of order (sometimes you’re just not in the mood for something or you don’t want to cook a complex dish on the weekend like you thought you would). You can always see how I did on Friday’s when I post my weekly lunch compilation on @mabmadefood. As usual this menu only has lunches and dinners because we always eat the same breakfast.

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Recipe: Salmon in Tomato Coconut Cream Sauce

This is a really delicious and pretty simple dinner. It’s creamy and savory and it comes together in about 20 minutes (basically while your side dish cooks) making it good for week nights or last minute dinner rush since I almost always have the ingredients on hand. It also is one of those dishes that seems fancy but actually it’s not too pricey assuming you live in a place where you can get a decent price on salmon.

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Menu: Big Break

Here’s my menu for this week. Just as a note I usually make all or almost all of everything listed on a given menu though I tend to eat things out of order (sometimes you’re just not in the mood for something or you don’t want to cook a complex dish on the weekend like you thought you would). You can always see how I did on Friday’s when I post my weekly lunch compilation on @mabmadefood. As usual this menu only has lunches and dinners because we always eat the same breakfast.

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Menu: Heat Cloud

Here’s my menu for this week. Just as a note I usually make all or almost all of everything listed on a given menu though I tend to eat things out of order (sometimes you’re just not in the mood for something or you don’t want to cook a complex dish on the weekend like you thought you would). You can always see how I did on Friday’s when I post my weekly lunch compilation on @mabmadefood. As usual this menu only has lunches and dinners because we always eat the same breakfast.

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Recipe: Beet Pasta

This pasta is delightful in color and actually does not taste like beets at all so it’s basically a way to eat pink pasta. You can make the beet puree ahead of time or even make a big batch of it and freeze it (which is what I did) meaning that once you have the puree it’ll be the same 45 minutes from start to finish that regular homemade pasta is. This is honestly one of the best and easiest ways to make sensational pasta if you want to wow a friend or family.

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Menu: Dog Days

Here’s my menu for this week. Just as a note I usually make all or almost all of everything listed on a given menu though I tend to eat things out of order (sometimes you’re just not in the mood for something or you don’t want to cook a complex dish on the weekend like you thought you would). You can always see how I did on Friday’s when I post my weekly lunch compilation on @mabmadefood. As usual this menu only has lunches and dinners because we always eat the same breakfast.

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Recipe: Cake Salé

This is a great breakfast recipe or even a lazy hot summer afternoon. It’s basically a savory cake (as the name implies) that you can customize any way you want. I put cheese and vegetables in mine but you could easily add any type of meat or nuts or anything else your imagination wants as long as it is chopped thinly and not watery. It rises but not much so if you want bread-like slices you’ll need a narrow pan not a loaf pan. This is good plain or with a bit of butter or cream cheese and would be really nice at a tea party too.

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Menu: Skipped!

Here’s my menu for this week. Just as a note I usually make all or almost all of everything listed on a given menu though I tend to eat things out of order (sometimes you’re just not in the mood for something or you don’t want to cook a complex dish on the weekend like you thought you would). You can always see how I did on Friday’s when I post my weekly lunch compilation on @mabmadefood. As usual this menu only has lunches and dinners because we always eat the same breakfast.

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