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Steak and Black Bean Nachos

Two of my son’s very favorite foods are steak and nachos. We had leftover steak the other day so I decided to surprise him with steak nachos for lunch. He was so excited! He asked me to put lots...

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Green Beans with Mushrooms and Shallots

I was in the mood for steak and potatoes recently and decided to make some tasty green beans with mushrooms and shallots as the side dish. It was an extremely easy recipe to make, had very little clean up...

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Yogurt and Granola Parfait with Fresh Fruit and Almonds

My kids wanted a sweet treat after school today so I made a simple yogurt and granola parfait with fresh blueberries, cherries, strawberries, and sliced almonds. They took just minutes to make and made my kids very happy. I...

084.1 1-16-2010 4-21-19 PM

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...