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Chicken Tetrazzini

I had leftover chicken to use up as well as some mushrooms so I decided to make Chicken Tetrazzini. When looking on the web to find recipe ideas, I noticed that all the recipes called for loads of butter...

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Oven Roasted Broccoli

If you read my blog you know I love roasting everything. After several sunny days we are back to cloudy and cold weather so I decided to roast some broccoli to go with the Roast Beef with Basil, Oregano...

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Roast Beef with Basil, Oregano and Garlic

I was looking for a tasty recipe for roast beef and found one over at The Crepes of Wrath. I had the same cut of beef and all the ingredients so I decided to give her recipe a try....

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Sweet and Sour Chicken

I wanted to use up some fresh pineapple I had in the refrigerator so I decided to try a recipe for Sweet and Sour Chicken that I found on Simply Recipes a long time ago. It was such an...

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Taco Soup

I am always looking for new soup recipes as well as Mexican recipes. My friend Jen told me about a taco soup recipe she tried and loved so I was excited to make it. I adapted the original Food...

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Steak, Roasted Poblano Pepper, and Sharp Cheddar Cheese Panini

While we were on a road trip through Arizona last December, we ate at the most wonderful Restaurant in Williams, Arizona called Red Raven. After spending the morning at the Grand Canyon, we stopped in the Red Raven for...

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Brie and Caramelized Mushroom Mini Tarts

This is the final appetizer I served at my appetizer dinner party for the Opening Ceremonies. This one was a big hit with everyone. Who wouldn’t love a phyllo cup oozing with brie cheese topped with caramelized mushrooms and...

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Roasted Asparagus with Prosciutto

This happens to be my new favorite appetizer and I will be making it often. I liked how quick and easy this recipe was to make. I loved the salty pork with the roasted asparagus – the combination was...

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Roasted Tomato and Feta Cheese Mini Tarts

We had friends over for the Olympic Opening Ceremonies on Friday night. We decided to do a bunch of fun appetizers instead of a sit down dinner. I thought roasted tomatoes and feta cheese would make excellent mini tomato...

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White Bean and Chicken Chili with Roasted Garlic

We had YET ANOTHER cold and rainy day here in Portland so I decided to finally try making a white bean and chicken chili. It was a simple recipe to make and it tasted really, really good. I liked...