Recipe: Tropical Fruit Crepes with Zabaglione

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I had a bunch of random little pieces of fruit lying around this week and I knew I needed to do something more with them than just chop them and toss them into my yogurt in the mornings. I had one banana, some leftover pineapple, half a mango…. it was…

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PGEW.com wins a Foodie Blogroll Giveaway!

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So last week, the fine folks at FoodieBlogroll.com chose Poor Girl Eats Well at random as the winner of their Mediterranean Mondays Giveaway. Woo hoo! So what did I get for being the lucky…

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Recipe: Open-faced Fontina Sandwiches with Caramelized Onions & Shallots

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My obsession with cheese of all kinds continues. Today we will explore the delicious simplicity that is the grilled cheese sandwich. Everybody loves a mean grilled cheese with all of its melty-toastiness; it seems like it’s a universal favorite, no matter…

$1.75 / serving.
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The $25 Shopping Cart, Version 2.0

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It’s been awhile since I’ve done one of these and I do apologize for taking so long to bring you Version 2.0 of the $25 Shopping Cart. The reason for this is that I go to Trader Joe’s more than any other store. But I know that there are many places still…

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Recipe: Caprese Omelette

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Those of you on Foodbuzz.com have probably noticed a trend with me in the “What I’m Craving” section of my profile. More often than not, I’m craving some sort of omelette. I’m not sure if it’s the versatility of the omelette, the ease of preparation,…

$2.00 / serving.
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Recipe: Pork Loin Medallions in Balsamic Honey Glaze over Potato Pancakes

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During one of my recent jaunts to Trader Joe’s, I had to stop and ask one of the staff there if they were out of the Sweet Chili Sauce I use in my Cheater Chutney. While I was waiting for him to check the stock in the back, I meandered around and checked…

$3.00 / serving.
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Recipe: Superfood Nirvana Salad

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It’s been unseasonably warm on the West coast lately. We’ve been having beautiful, spring-like weather for about 2 weeks now (I feel bad that everyone else in the nation is freezing to death), and though I love it, it worries me. But rather than go…

$4.00 / serving.
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What’s In Store for February

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So it’s been a whirlwind of activity so far in ’09. I’ve posted many new recipes, thought of a million more to post down the line as funds permit, added some reviews, and made the news (hey, that rhymed). Some may think that I’ll be slowing down; au contraire,…

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Newsworthy: PGEW (and yours truly) hits CNN!

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The past few days have been really exciting for me. Last week I posted a short article on iReport.com about surviving this terrible economy and within a day, CNN had contacted me about featuring my…

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Recipe: Chunky Pico de Gallo

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Well, it’s Super Bowl Sunday, the national non-holiday so many people wait for after the traditional run of holidays in November and December. Though I am not the biggest sports fan (and didn’t really know who was playing in this year’s Super Bowl until…

$0.88 / serving.
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Recipe: Spicy Shrimp Quesadillas

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I’ve been lagging a bit on posting this recipe mainly because I always seem to end up eating all the cheese. Clearly my obsession with cheese has become a bit of an addiction worthy of a 12-step program, but I have hope that I can control myself someday….

$3.33 / serving.
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