Creamy Lemon-Dill Linguini with Clams

Spaghetti with clams was a regular part of my mom’s week night meal rotation.  Canned clams and dry pasta were always in the pantry and the sauce was simply milk thickened with flour and margarin.  The dish was a simple and inexpensive way to get dinner on the table.  Mom’s sauce was always a bit runny for my taste and…

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Rhubarb-Oatmeal Waffles

There seems to be a hazy lull between waking and when my body is ready to be fully productive.  I am not an enthusiastic morning person but thanks to Mr. Second Helpings I almost always wake to the comforting smell of fresh coffee. Like a Folger’s commercial without the jingle, my eyes open a little wider and my mind gets…

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