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Maple-Roasted Carrot Salad – Hello, favorite new salad! I love roasted vegetables and especially love roasted carrots. Roasting concentrates the flavor of vegetables and in carrots makes them even sweeter and more delicious. I’ve made roasted carrots a zillion times but it never occurred to me to put them on a salad. Fortunately it did […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day, Dear Friends! We’re a little early but it’s been quite a week here at Idiot’s Kitchen. If you follow IK on Facebook then you already know that the website was hacked big time a week or so ago. We’re back up and running but trying to get bigger & better security measures in place to […]

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I used to hate lentils. Not lentils swimming around in soups and stews but lentils in a pile on a plate? No thanks. I think that’s because I’d never had really great lentils. They were always an afterthought, sometimes not cooked all that well, and boring. So imagine my surprise that I not only enjoyed […]

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Psari Plaki. Fish baked Greek style in tomatoes and onions. SO good! SO easy! I love having friends who cook. My friend Cody sent me this recipe after I saw pictures that he posted on Facebook. Don’t you have friends who take photos of their dinners on a regular basis? He even sent me the […]

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Valentine’s Day Dinner

Happy Valentine’s Day! Otherwise known as International “Let’s Eat Chocolate Day!” What a great holiday….but not always the best day to go out to dinner. Especially this year. It’s Monday. Geez, the week just got started. So, I’m offering some recipes that we’ve featured on Idiot’s Kitchen that you might have forgotten, missed, or never […]

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Every year shortly after the new year, I get a hankering for a big bowl of shrimp and sausage gumbo. This year will be no exception. So, if you are going to jump on the Gumbo bandwagon…and you should…you will need shrimp shells to make stock. As much as I use canned broth, there is […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving. And tomorrow when your turkey looks like this…. don’t you DARE throw it away! Put that baby in the freezer because next week we’re going to make soup! Have a Happy Thanksgiving…and be sure to save room for pie!

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Printable Recipes

It’s come to the chief idiot’s attention that some people might be missing the recipe links. If you’d like to print out a more traditional recipe, or don’t think you need 33 photos of meatloaf, you can scroll all the way to the end of the post for a recipe link. OR you can visit […]

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Hey, just a little update. We changed servers this week and those of you who had previously signed up to receive subscriptions through feeds or emails will need to re-enter your information. Sorry for the inconvenience! How about we try to make it up to you with something funny? This great video was made by […]

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