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Baked Barbecue Ribs

This is a family favorite – especially for my sister Leslie. My Dad always grills ribs for special occasions and they are the best. I decided to make some for friends who were coming over for dinner but instead...

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Pancakes with Raspberry Sauce

I make pancakes every Saturday for my kids… it’s a tradition. This morning my son wanted to help make the pancakes and he wanted a berry sauce instead of regular syrup. We had a fun time cooking side by...

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Shredded Beef and Caramelized Onion Tostadas

I made a big batch of shredded beef this week and needed to use it up. I made tostadas tonight with shredded beef, chili beans and caramelized onions along with cheese and sour cream. They were a perfect combination...

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Vegetarian Three Bean Chili

I love chili, stew, soup – anything I can slow cook in my dutch oven. I decided to make a vegetarian chili today because it was rainy and cold – perfect weather for chili! It turned out really tasty,...

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Tuna Fish Sandwich

Everyone has a recipe for a tuna sandwich. The key to my sandwich is the sweet or dill pickles and a bit of pickle juice. It makes the sandwich pop with flavor & prevents it from being dry. I...

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Shredded Beef Chimichangas

We had friends over last night to celebrate Cinco de Mayo and I decided to make homemade chimichangas – what goes better with margaritas? I cooked the beef all day in my dutch oven and it was so tender...

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Egg and Turkey Bacon Breakfast Sandwich

Quick, easy and so good. I made this sandwich for my husband this morning and he left for work a very happy man. 2 pieces of turkey bacon 1 egg Salt and pepper to taste 1 tbsp water 1...

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Black Bean Soup

I have a terrible cold and wanted to make something for dinner that was simple but tasty. My entire family loved this soup. It was quick and easy to make and tasted so delicious. Don’t leave out the cilantro...

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Balsamic Vinaigrette

We love a good balsamic vinaigrette. After several attempts,I finally have a recipe that I love. It’s slightly sweet, tangy and so delicious. Try this on your next salad. 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1 tsp...

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Mixed Berry Crisp with Homemade Whipped Cream

We had friends over for dinner and I found out that it was their little boy’s 2nd birthday. I had no desserts on hand so I whipped up this delicious crisp. This is a wonderful dessert that takes no...