Category Archives: In the Kitchen with Jina

Schmancy Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup for Fall

I had a moment yesterday when I suddenly realized it was almost October and had no idea where September had gone. Most likely lost in the excitement of my sister’s new baby mixed with a busy schedule. Either way, this … Continue reading

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Crying Over Spilled Chocolate Milk

Fyi, when making hot chocolate in the microwave, you should keep an eye on it because milk bubbles up and explodes…apparently…

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More Bachelorette Dining – The Couch Potato

Two nights in a row now I’ve “feasted” upon an easy and yet way too filling dinner option of a baked potato. We all know weeknights are busy, but take my word for it, a giant carb-o-loaded monster right before … Continue reading

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A Bachelorette’s Dinner

When Boyfriend is away, Girlfriend will avoid cooking…and being healthy, apparently. Last night’s TV viewing meal was courtesy of Trader Joe’s: Microwaveable cheddar and broccoli quiche and a glass of Pinot.   And for dessert: Proseco and raspberry sorbet floats! Mmmmmm. … Continue reading

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Updating a Classic: Chicken in a Biscuit Crackers with Easy Cheese

As a kid, I could easily demolish a box of “Chicken in a Biscuit” crackers smothered in an entire can of Easy Cheese. If I’m being honest, I still could, I just don’t allow myself to do so because of … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Spread

There’s a bit of a pun there, right? Spread? Either way, I did some pre-game cooking yesterday, so I do believe it deserves some recognition. Boyfriend was in charge of the chili, but I took on the Buffalo Chicken meat … Continue reading

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you’d Better beLieve iT!

Whipped myself up a little BLT with red wine last night for dinner. I am one classy lady! Does this count as cooking?

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