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Cooking Light Recipes: Walnut And Rosemary Oven-Fried Chicken & Fettucine Alfredo

Achievement: #7. Make 26 different recipes from Cooking Light

Well, we have finally completed this Achievement, and more than a full month in advance! When we originally began this, the goal was for one recipe every two weeks. And here it is, the last week of November, and we’ve … Continue reading

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Cooking Light Recipes: Crostini, Pasta, And Herbed Chicken Parmesan

Achievement: #7. Make 26 different recipes from Cooking Light

Either Michael really loves elaborate dinners, or he’s trying to finish up the Cooking Light Achievement way ahead of schedule. In a new masterpiece, he managed (yet again) to make three dishes for one dinner. Ladies, you all know why … Continue reading

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Cooking Light Recipes: Chops, Cheese, & Parsley Potatoes

Achievement: #7. Make 26 different recipes from Cooking Light

Ladies and gentlemen. We all know how much I adore my husband’s cooking. I have raved over and over about his delicious dinners. But this time, I swear, he has outdone himself. I am not just saying that because I … Continue reading

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Cooking Light Recipes: Maple-Balsamic Pork & Mashed Potatoes

Achievement: #7. Make 26 different recipes from Cooking Light

When it comes to cooking, my husband is truly trying to be efficient with the Achievement and make multiple dishes at a time. This brings us to dishes #17 and #18, a simple, but satisfying meat-and-potatoes dinner. This is probably … Continue reading

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Cooking Light Recipes: Maple Grilled Salmon and Parmesan Zucchini Sticks

Achievement: #7. Make 26 different recipes from Cooking Light

Next up on our Cooking Light quest was one of the most delicious, but also most difficult recipes. Michael handled the meat, which left me to (try to) take care of the vegetable. Here is where things got difficult! The … Continue reading

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Cooking Light Recipes: Chicken & Guacamole Tostadas

Achievement: #7. Make 26 different recipes from Cooking Light

For dish #14, we decided to go with a Mexican dish that cut way back on the salt, calories, and fat of a restaurant dish. Although this took a bit of time, it was well worth it. For a faster … Continue reading

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Cooking Light Recipes: Tilapia in Lemon-Peppercorn Sauce

Achievement: #7. Make 26 different recipes from Cooking Light

We got a great deal on tilapia from Kuhn’s, so we dug up a great recipe to use it in, and we were very pleased with the results. Lucky recipe #13 was simple, but the meal was so yummy! This … Continue reading

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Cooking Light Recipes: Feta-Stuffed Pork Chops, Asparagus, & Garlic Fries

Achievement: #7. Make 26 different recipes from Cooking Light

For our next meal, we got ambitious and made three different dishes, ranging from the simple to the more complex. The result was a fantastic ensemble meal with complementary flavors and a healthy calorie count at the end! Here are … Continue reading

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Cooking Light Recipes: Cherry Crisp Sourced From Our Own Cherry Tree

Achievement: #7. Make 26 different recipes from Cooking Light

As homeowners, we discovered a new treat this spring – one of the trees in our backyard is a cherry tree! So, for Father’s Day, we decided to use cherries from our own tree to make some desserts for our … Continue reading

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Cooking Light Recipes: Spinach, Cherry Tomato and Gorgonzola Penne

Achievement: #7. Make 26 different recipes from Cooking Light

We went back to pasta for dish #8, although we modified the original recipe a bit. This was originally a recipe for ziti with spinach, cherry tomatoes, and gorgonzola sauce, but we substituted penne, as we were able to purchase … Continue reading

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