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Shredded Beef and Sweet Potato Baked Taquitos

We were heading to a friends house to celebrate his birthday. His wife wanted me to bring Taquitos to pair with the Tortilla Soup she was making. I decided to make the taquitos using ingredients and flavors from one...

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Cinnamon Roasted Almonds

Over the summer I tried some cinnamon almonds made by my friend Cathy at Wives with Knives. The almonds were amazingly delicious and my kids, especially my daughter, loved them. I picked up a bag of plain almonds recently...

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Parmesan Roasted Green Beans

This is another side dish I found in my new Tyler Florence cookbook. I have used Parmesan on so many different roasted vegetables but this was the first time I used it on green beans and I loved it!...

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Pork Medallions with Cider Sauce

I saw this tasty looking recipe on the Noble Pig’s site a couple of years ago and I finally decided to give it a try and I am so glad I did. This was such a quick and easy...

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Raspberry Oatmeal Crumb Pie

We were heading over to a friend’s house for dinner and I was asked to bring a dessert. My daughter really wanted to use the raspberry pie filling that we had in our baking cupboard so I went in...

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Roasted Fennel with Olive Tapenade and Feta Cheese

My sweet husband bought me the new Tyler Florence Family Meal cookbook for Christmas and I was so excited! Tyler is one of my favorite chefs because his recipes are easy to follow, he uses fresh ingredients, and the...

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Lemony Chicken Saltimbocca

I am really excited with this month’s Cooking Light because I have found several recipes I want to make, starting with this one. This recipe was perfect to try with my new olive oil I received from Olivari. It’s...

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Relaxed and Ready to Cook

We just got back from a holiday vacation in Idaho. We started our trip in Boise where we stayed with my sister and her family and celebrated Christmas with them and my father. We drove around the city and...

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Spatchcocked Roasted Chicken with Tomatoes, Garlic, and Fresh Basil

I learned about spatchcocking chicken from my friends Marjie and Chris and I’ve been wanting to try it for a long time. I found this Martha Stewart recipe that looked wonderful so I finally decided to give it a...

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Butternut Squash Ravioli with a Butter Sage Sauce and Parmesan Cheese

I have been so busy getting ready for the upcoming holiday that I haven’t had a lot of time to cook big meals. I recently found this butternut squash ravioli at Trader Joe’s and decided to make a simple...