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Cinnamon Rolls

My daughter came home from school last week with a book that she checked out from the library and to my surprise it was a cookbook (needless to say, I was thrilled!). After carefully looking through the book, she...

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Chicken and Black Bean Stuffed Poblano Peppers

I love stuffing poblano peppers with different ingredients. I had leftover Southwestern Roasted Chicken to use up so I decided to mix the chicken with black beans, cilantro, onion, bell peppers, jalapeno, sharp cheddar cheese and some seasonings then...

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Chicken and Basil Dumplings

I found this recipe in my Cooking Light Best Chicken Recipes magazine. The original recipe made rosemary dumplings but since my husband and I don’t care for rosemary, I decided to use basil instead. This recipe was very easy...

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Roasted Tomatoes with Cotija Cheese and Cilantro

I am finally on the mend…thank you so much for all of your well wishes and sweet comments, you truly made me feel better. One of my very favorite foods in the world is roasted tomatoes. I make them...

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Suffering…

…with the stomach flu. I will be back next week when I can think about food again.

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Cilantro and Lime Rice

I have always wanted to try making this rice dish and I can’t believe it’s taken me so long to do it. I found this recipe on Closet Cooking and trusted that it would be good because Kevin always...

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Southwestern Flank Steak

I was craving a steak for dinner and decided to make a rub using Southwestern spices. The rub was simple to make and tasted fantastic on the flank steak. I threw the spices together in a zip lock bag...

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Chocolate Pixies

When I saw this recipe on My Tasty Treasures, I knew I would make them immediately. My husband, daughter and son all LOVE chocolate desserts – the richer the better. My son and I had a great time making these...

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Roasted Tomato and Basil Soup with Pesto Tortelloni

I was craving something simple to make for dinner and since it was a really cold and rainy day, I decided soup would be perfect. I had all the ingredients on hand for my roasted tomato and basil soup...

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Chocolate, Coconut and Pecan Crescent Rolls

The kids and I decided to make a fun and tasty afternoon snack using the crescent rolls we had in the refrigerator. We used coconut, chocolate chips and pecan pieces this time (I’ve tried peanut butter and chocolate chips...