Dugan's Kitchen

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Another Creative Outlet – Pottery

Cooking has long been a great creative outlet for me, but it isn’t the only one. When I was working I always wanted to learn how to make pottery. (No, … Continue reading

February 26, 2016 · 3 Comments

Chicken with Almond and Paprika Vinaigrette

Once the holidays are over, I often want to stick to tried and true recipes…or quick meals. After a month of sweets and rich recipes, there is something to be said for … Continue reading

February 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pork with Chunky Applesauce

Growing up I always heard that pork was the traditional dish for New Year’s Day.  I’m not sure where I heard it, or whose tradition it’s supposed to be, but … Continue reading

December 23, 2015 · 2 Comments

Fresh Cream Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Many years ago, when I headed marketing in Michigan for KeyBank and had an office in downtown Ann Arbor, there was a charming little breakfast/lunch place on Washington called Fresh Cream. … Continue reading

December 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Easy Enchilada Casserole

My very favorite Mexican menu item is beef enchiladas. I order them at every Mexican restaurant we go to, and I have searched to find just the right recipe to make them at … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Orange-Glazed Chicken

In an effort to reduce our red meat intake, we eat a lot of chicken. But I have to say, once in a while I get really bored with chicken, … Continue reading

September 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mmmmmm…Homemade Parmesan Bread

My Mom always talked about making bread “in the old days” when she was a kid. Coming from the beginning of the convenience era, it really never occurred to me … Continue reading

August 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Lemon Blueberry Layer Cake

I have a habit of seeing recipes on Facebook and “sharing” them so I can keep them for later. Trouble is, I often forget I’ve kept them and never get … Continue reading

August 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Quinoa: The Perfect Summer Grain

Quinoa and Root Vegetables Quinoa (pronounced keen·wä), is showing up in a lot of recipes lately, so I had to find out more about this grain.  I found out that … Continue reading

July 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

Easy Summer Dinner: “Girl Scout” Potatoes and Chicken Kebabs

When I was a young girl my older sister and her two daughters were very involved with the Girl Scouts. They would go on camp outs and they learned how … Continue reading

July 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

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