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Sunday, October 17th, 2010 12:06 pm
This is actually a recipe I got from "Cooking with Grad Students" but I made some adjustments, and I've got some suggestions for similar and easier recipes, too (in a seperate post).

See it here (Delicious looking photo).

Here's the original recipe:
tasty chicken )
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Sunday, October 17th, 2010 11:20 am
This stuff was pretty tasty, unlike my first attempt with a different recipe, which was a disaster. After that catastrophe, I shied away from such recipes. But I had some wonderful tortilla soup somewhere, and decided to try again. And I found this recipe, which was also much easier than the first. And when I decided to make it the other day, I realized I had all the ingredients already! I didn't have to go buy anything. That was nice. I even had my own chicken stock that I'd made from the left overs of a roast chicken dinner. It was a nice touch. But an unnecessary one, so don't worry about that.

Eventually I'll get around to posting my roast chicken dinner recipes, and a little thing on making chicken stock. It's a simple thing, and you can find directions for it practically in any cookbook ever, but I hate when sites reference something without telling you how it's made. Or at least, how I make it. And so I will....but later. Anyway, on to the soup!
Tortilla Soup )
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Sunday, October 17th, 2010 11:16 am
A tasty, filling, and above all, easy, vegetarian dish. I adapted from something George, the ED of <a href="http://www.projectmana.org/">Project MANA</a> made. His salsa was 10,000 times better though. George would often cook food on Fridays and share with the building.

Sweet Potato Tacos )
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Sunday, October 17th, 2010 11:04 am
This dish is fairly easy to make, but can seem quite sophisticated. It is also a good thing to serve for dinner if you've got a lot of people coming over, and not the time or resources to go for a full fancy meal. It's also vegetarian, so it's good for a crowd. I will admit to shamelessly stealing this recipe from a restaurant in st andrews and adapting it to suit me. Of course, the recipe-stealing was all guesswork on my part, so maybe I can get away with "inspired by"?  Anyway, here it is. The secret is a *ton* of ground black pepper.

Mushroom Pasta )