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Thursdays Are For Cooking… again!

| September 3, 2020 | 9 Comments
Thursdays Are For Cooking… again!

Enough with the hot weather already!  I want to get back to my frying pan and griddle and Dutch oven, for Pete’s sake. And the first order of the day is — well, something that is always welcome any time of year, but especially at holidays and other celebrations, and maybe on Sunday dinner. These […]

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Monday Recipe

| August 31, 2020 | 6 Comments
Monday Recipe

ONE POT CREAMY CAJUN CHICKEN AND PASTA Try this easy chicken and pasta dish with a bit of zip. Clean up’s a snap, too. You’ll need: CAJUN SEASONING 2 tsp smoked paprika 1 tsp oregano 1 tsp thyme 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp onion powder 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/4 […]

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Thursdays Are For Cooking… Beans!

| August 27, 2020 | 10 Comments
Thursdays Are For Cooking… Beans!

I like bean soup a lot. There are so many ways to fix it, from using a variety of canned beans to soaking a bag of dry bean mixture overnight. In addition to bean soup, there are baked beans. The modern method is open a can (or soak the dry beans), make up the sauce […]

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Monday Recipe

| August 24, 2020 | 9 Comments
Monday Recipe

Cilantro and Lime Chicken Sort of Tex-Mex spin on yard bird, this flavorful one-skillet dish is easy and goes with just about anything. I like thighs as they’re generally uniform in size and cook evenly, but it’s up to the chef to decide. Cilantro-Lime Chicken You’ll Need: 4 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided Juice of […]

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Thursdays Are For Cooking!

| August 20, 2020 | 8 Comments
Thursdays Are For Cooking!

Well, it is Thursday again, and this is a simple, easy recipe that takes nearly no effort, other than a modest amount of prepping. This recipe is kind of loosely done, as it’s about frittatas. Frittatas are the easiest thing in the world to fix. Essentially, a frittata is a non-bread dish that is just […]

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Monday Recipe

| August 17, 2020 | 3 Comments
Monday Recipe

Easy! Easy Marinara Sauce A good Marinara sauce is kitchen velcro, good on everything from pasta to pizza, Italian sausage or baked into lasagna, or just for dipping various goodies. Make a day ahead and it just gets better, and you’ll just be disappointed in the jarred stuff. You’ll need: ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil […]

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Thursday Are For Cooking….

| August 13, 2020 | 10 Comments
Thursday Are For Cooking….

Sheet-Pan Sesame Beef and Broccoli  By Betty Crocker Kitchens Prep: 10 MIN Total: 25 MIN Servings: 4 This six-ingredient sheet-pan spin on beef and broccoli is easy enough to make any time you’re craving takeout — and at 25 minutes, it’s faster, too! Ingredients ¼ cup Annie’s™ organic Asian sesame dressing (from 8-oz bottle) 1 tablespoon […]

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Monday Recipe

| August 10, 2020 | 8 Comments
Monday Recipe

Mmmmmm…. The Best Homemade Salsa Like it a little hot and sweet?  You’re immune so the heat pings off your GI tract like birdshot fired at a cast iron kettle? Or somewhere in between? Put down the ketchup, white bread. With eight ingredients of various proportions we can dial it from from rocket hot to […]

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