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Filet Mignon with Mushroom and Rosemary Gravy

Whether it’s a few bucks for a few slices of pizza from my favorite shop, or Wawa runs when I forget my packed lunch, or even a North 3rd visit for drinks that turned into dinner, it’s evident through my spending habits that I love food. If I sat down with my bank statement and a highlighter, I would end up with a fluorescently painted piece of paper noting the majority of my salary goes toward dining out. 2011 is the year in which I occasionally hold back from the temptation for take-out or dinner at my favorite restaurant.

Thankfully, I love to cook and am blessed with some sort of skill in the kitchen. Four-star meals at home will be a more common occurrence in my house (as will be circular searching and coupon clipping). My first fancy dinner of the year began with filet mignon stored in our freezer from a sale at Shop Rite, which would have been delicious simply seared and served with fresh veggies or a salad. However, I found a Giada De Laurentiis recipe that turned an at-home dinner into a restaurant quality meal. Read More…

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