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Smoked Sausage With Tomatoes, Onions and Green Peppers

Smoked Sausage With Tomatoes, Onions and Green Peppers

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Please follow and like us: Smoked Sausage with Tomatoes, Onions and Green Peppers I am not sure where my Mother found this Smoked Sausage With Tomatoes, Onions and Green Peppers recipe.  She made it for years and it is a family favorite.  The smoked sausage […]

Corned Beef and Cabbage

Corned Beef and Cabbage

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Corned Beef and Cabbage Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  Of course, the main meal for the day is Corned Beef and Cabbage with carrots and red potatoes. I make the Corned Beef in the crock pot.  It is so easy and the meat is juicy, extremely […]

Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread

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Irish Soda Bread I have had many Irish Soda Breads that I purchased from a bakery or a grocery store.  Some good and some so dry that I immediately needed to grab for something to drink to get it down.  The one I liked the […]

Chicken Parmigiana

Chicken Parmigiana

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Chicken Parmigiana Long gone are the days of trying to get your kids to eat plain, boring vegetables.  I still remember my Mother cooking canned spinach on the stove with vinegar and a little lemon and trying to get me to eat it.  It had […]

Basic Chili Recipe

Basic Chili Recipe

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Basic Chili Recipe As I mentioned in my Chili Seasoning Mix recipe, I make Chili almost once a week.  It is easy to make and perfect for lunch or dinner.  I have changed it up over the years.  We used to make Chili with all […]

Chili Seasoning Mix

Chili Seasoning Mix

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Chili Seasoning Mix I don’t use store bought seasoning mixes.  They typically have too much salt for me. I am on a mission to create my own seasoning blends so I will have them on hand and not have to pull out all the spices […]

Bread Pudding

Bread Pudding

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Bread Pudding (2 Ways) Wow!  It is -11 degrees Fahrenheit here.  -29 with the windchill.  Brr!  It’s hard not to look for something warm to eat in this kind of weather. My Mother used to make WW’s Baked Cup Custard which she would occasionally turn […]

Lemongrass Shrimp Soup

Lemongrass Shrimp Soup

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Lemongrass Shrimp Soup I took a Cuisine of Thailand course when I went to culinary school.  Before that, I had never had Thai food.  There are certain dishes I just loved.  This photo features some of the entrées we made during one class. This Lemongrass […]

Mushroom Crêpes

Mushroom Crêpes

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Mushroom Crêpes Mushroom Crêpes make a wonderful and satisfying brunch dish for the weekend.  The filling is made from a flavorful Mushroom Duxelles recipe mixed with cream cheese.  The crêpes can be made from scratch (recipe below) or store bought. Once the crêpes are filled […]

Mushroom Duxelles

Mushroom Duxelles

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Mushroom Duxelles Mushroom Duxelles is a finely chopped mixture of mushrooms, shallots and herbs sautéed in butter and reduced down to a paste. Cream may or may not be added. Various liquors have been used, a madeira or sherry is common.  I didn’t have any, […]


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