Slow Cooker Pulled Pork with Bourbon-Peach Barbecue Sauce

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Confession: I’ve never wanted a glass of wine more in my life. A chilled glass of pinot grigio with dinner, or a dry glass of Chianti with some pasta? Gaaah!! I know a few ounces of wine late in pregnancy is controversial and not quite the banished behavior it was once thought to be, but… Read more →

Goat Cheese and Marinara-Stuffed Zucchini + Weekly Menu

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An hour ago, I was at the beach with Mr. P and Lily. My weather alerts kept threatening storms, but it was sunny and hot and perfect beach weather…for all of about 30 minutes. 40 minutes, tops. I was reading, baring my ultra-white pregnant tummy to the sun gods when I started to feel rain… Read more →

Avocado and Carnitas Tostadas

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Sometimes, I have good ideas. More rarely, Mr. Prevention has good ideas (kidding, kidding). When I started this blog over 5 years ago, it was a great idea and Mr. Prevention didn’t think I’d blog for more than a few weeks. Silly guy. When Mr. P decided to build a garden this year – it… Read more →

Easy Garlic Dill Refrigerator Pickles + Weekly Menu

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No, this won’t be some diatribe about how the pregnant woman NEEEEEEEEDED pickles stat. But the pickles I made (8 quarts for anyone curious ) a few weeks ago are…safe. Power has been restored to my humble abode after a full 3 1/2 days without. I’ve never been so glad for Mr. Prevention’s thinking on… Read more →

Smoky Potatoes with Asparagus and Chorizo

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It’s my birthday. I’m 29 years young today. I don’t know why, but it doesn’t really *feel* like my birthday…perhaps because the past 48 hours have been complete mayhem? Monday night, Chicago sent us their storms. These terrible storms headed over the lake and landed right on us in southwest Michigan. We wisely retreated to… Read more →



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