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Carne Asada Tacos

Mouth watering good! This has to be my husband’s all time favorite dish. I found a recipe years ago on the Internet for these tacos, it was good but still needed some work. It took a while and many attempts, but...

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Corn, Tomato, Feta and Basil Salad

My wonderful neighbor Jack gave me a huge load of fresh corn on the cob from his garden. I was craving a salad and wanted to incorporate the fresh corn. I sauteed the corn, cherry tomatoes, sweet onion and...

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Chicken Pot Stickers

This is a fun and tasty recipe to make. I used leftover roasted chicken breast tonight but you can also use ground pork or ground chicken. I have always been intimidated by cooking Asian food but I have finally...

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Italian Salad

I love salads and make them several times a week. I was craving something different from our usual house salad. I looked through the refrigerator and found some kalamata olives and salami along with pine nuts and fresh Parmesan...

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Huevos Rancheros

I was always afraid to order huevos rancheros at Mexican restaurants because I wasn’t sure I would like eggs with my Mexican food – boy was I wrong. Once I was brave enough to order it, I was hooked....

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Coconut Lemon Bars

I am in love. No, really, truly in love. I love coconut and lemon so combining the two was bound to make me a happy woman. My daughter’s school had a parent night to meet the teachers and principal...

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Mom’s Salsa

My mom made the best salsa when I was a kid. I would look forward to coming home from school to eat that delicious salsa with chips. It had a bit of a kick and was loaded with flavor....

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Mushroom, Pineapple and Basil Calzone

I wasn’t in the mood to cook a big dinner and I didn’t have much to choose from in my refrigerator. I did have some pizza dough and fresh mushrooms that needed to be used up so I decided...

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Au Gratin Potatoes

I was recently looking through my Betty Crocker’s cookbook (my very first cookbook). I saw a recipe for Au gratin potatoes and it looked and sounded so rich, creamy and delicious. Definitely not healthy but sometimes you have to...

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Chocolate Chip, Toffee and Almond Cookies

Our friends were coming to our house for dinner and they were bringing all the food! Don’t I have great friends? Anyway, I made a salad and the kids and I decided to bake some cookies. We looked through...