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  • Grilled bacon sandwich

    Grilled bacon sandwich

    What would happen if a BLT and a grilled cheese sandwich had an illegitimate love child? This sandwich, which I’ve affectionately dubbed the “bacon coitus sandwich.” Bear in mind, it’s not a quick sandwich to make, but it’s relatively simple and, thanks to an overflowing bounty of pork goodness, it’s packed with flavor (I recommend [...]

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  • Smothered hashbrowns, Mexican style

    Smothered hashbrowns, Mexican style

    We’ve fast become breakfast people, at least on the weekends. We’ve experimented with several breakfast items and we definitely have our favorites of poached, fried, baked and scrambled eggs, fried, baked or microwaved bacon, french toast, homemade bagels, etc. But we’ve fallen into a bit of a rut so I decided to change things up [...]

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  • Shells with fried zucchini

    Shells with fried zucchini

    As I mentioned before, we’ve had a run on zucchinis in our garden. Fortunately, we’re both big fans. We’ve both been working hard lately, so my normally attentive grocery shopping has been non-existent this week, leaving us with a limited selection of ingredients. Thankfully we had just harvested some zucchini, we always have pasta in [...]

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  • Root veggie hash with radish sprouts

    Root veggie hash with radish sprouts

    Jessie got a co-worker’s weekly CSA share this week, so we had some beautiful potatoes, carrots, turnips and radish sprouts to use. I’ve never eaten or used radish sprouts in anything before, but I can already tell I’ll be buying some whenever I see them. I improvised a bit and put together flavors I thought [...]

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  • Quick and Easy Sopa Noodles

    Quick and Easy Sopa Noodles

    Mexican food is one of my favorite kinds of food to eat and cook. How could I not like it when it typically combines spices, cheese, onions and various herbs? One of my standby dishes is sopa, which is a tasty and easy-to-make noodle dish. You’ll have to forgive the fact that I don’t have [...]

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  • Easy Football Playoffs Chili Recipe

    Easy Football Playoffs Chili Recipe

    The NFL playoffs are upon us, meaning playoff games on Saturdays and Sundays. A weekend’s worth of games, the recent cold snap and record snow falls are even more reason to have the fixins for chili in your kitchen. I’ve tried a few different chili recipes out there, but my tried-and-true recipe remains the same. [...]

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  • Homemade pizza

    Homemade pizza

    Good pizza starts with the dough and I’ve been using a great pizza dough recipe that is ready in 30 minutes: Pizza Dough Recipe 1 ½ C. warm water (120-130 degrees Fahrenheit) 1 package dry Fast Rise yeast 1 T. honey 1 t. salt 3 T. olive oil 4 C. unbleached all purpose flour Combine [...]

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