Tag Archives: Bogdan

Sweet Potato Hash Browns

Sweet Potato Hash Browns, made with both white and yellow sweet potatoes I decided to make sweet potato hash browns when I wanted a slightly heartier breakfast than just eggs.  I don’t usually keep regular white potatoes on hand, but … Continue reading

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Homemade Angel Food Cake

Tonight I did something I hadn’t tried before… making a homemade angel food cake! My husband and I both love angel food cake so he had no objections when I told him I was going to get my mom’s recipe.  … Continue reading

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Visiting Friends

Bogdan and I made a small trip to Ontario this weekend, and we had a good time!  We hadn’t seen my friend Christina since our wedding, so it was fun to spend some time with her. From cow milking to … Continue reading

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[Romanian] Eggplant Salad

Whenever I talk about making eggplant salad, people ask how I make it! Eggplant salad is something my [Romanian] husband introduced to me while we were dating, and I think it’s the only food he has really taught me how … Continue reading

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First attempt at Homemade Crepes!

I ought to just say, first of all, that I don’t know why I had never made crepes before today.  I think I am now going to turn into a little crepe-making-machine, because I have all sorts of crepe-related ideas … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Fries + Honey-Spice Dip

I have always enjoyed the baked sweet potato fries my mom makes, but when I tried some deep-fried sweet potato fries with a sweet dip at a restaurant, I knew I had to bring that greasy sweetness home.  Mmm mmm, … Continue reading

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Turtle Cookies (aka Chocolate-Chocolate-Pecan-Caramel Cookies!)

I am really glad that my husband asked begged me to make these cookies!  They are amazing, and I ate far more of them than I expected.  WOW, WOW, WOW… I can not get over them. :) I searched all … Continue reading

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Saturday Upsides: A Fun Valentine’s Day Week

It’s that time again!  It’s Saturday!  You can check out this page for Saturday upsides from previous weeks.  Please join me this and every weekend to share a positive story from your life!  I love to hear what good things you have … Continue reading

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Menu Update + Another Menu

Making my tuna salad sandwiches Saturday So how did I do sticking with my menu?  Really well!  I was surprised at how well it worked, actually.  I felt much more prepared when fixing meals the last few days.  The only … Continue reading

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Three-Day Menu

Since my husband’s return it has been harder for me to plan meals.  I love cooking and was thrilled to have him back and be able to cook for him, but I often still find myself unprepared at mealtime. (Thankfully, … Continue reading

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