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Garlic monkey bread

We’re having Ben’s cross country team over for a pasta dinner tonight, and after several test runs I’m pleased to report that the garlic monkey bread is a go. It’s incredibly easy and extremely delicious. Here’s what you need: Two … Continue reading

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Carb-loading comfort food: amaranth with pasta sauce

Earlier this week I topped amaranth with pasta sauce and Parmesan and found it tasty enough that I planned to make it my carb-loading meal for today‚Äôs 90in9 challenge — which should already be under way by the time you … Continue reading

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Getting more mileage from my bike-race pasta

I loved the idea of cooking up the pasta giveaway from the previous Sunday’s Colavita Time Trial as my pre-triathlon meal. But as a former fat girl, pre-race meals make me kinda nervous. I don’t want anything too fabulous because … Continue reading

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Ben’s carb-loading pizza log

The plan was for Ben to make a pizza log for tonight’s “carb-loading” meal before tomorrow’s 7 a.m. triathlon. But there’s nothing as impatient as a 14-year-old boy, and so he no sooner got home from school Friday than he … Continue reading

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