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Steak au Poivre

Dear sweet and thoughtful Chantel loaned me one of her favorite cookbooks.  Chantel hails from Belgium;she grew up with heavy French, Dutch and German influences (lucky girl).  Chantel is also an outstanding cook, and I am  honored that she is sharing one of her favorite cookbooks.  I read the book cover to cover, and couldn’t wait […]

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Pasta Fazool

Have I told you that I love, love, love my new Dutch Oven?  It heats perfectly, looks great and it’s easy to clean (which makes the Baby Boy happy too).  Speaking of Baby Boy, this recipe is adapted from his Nana’s Pasta Fazool recipe.  Traditional Pasta Fazool also known as Pasta e Fagioli is an […]

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Southern Style Greens

I couldn’t wait to use my new cauldron  Dutch Oven, and I was hankering for some Cajun food, maybe because it’s Mardi Gras.  Fried Catfish and Okra were on the top of my list but I also wanted to use that beautiful red pot I brought home.  A nice big pot of greens would be a […]

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Blender Hollandaise Sauce

Happy Valentines Day! I wanted to start the day off with a fabulous breakfast, a rich and decadent breakfast, but I didn’t want to work that hard early in the morning.  So Eggs Benedict it will be, it’s really not too difficult to make, toast some English Muffins, warm up some canadian bacon, poach your […]

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Roasted Endive with Prosciutto

Ingredients 3 heads endive 3 to 6 slices proscuitto 2 tbs olive oil Kosher Salt and Fresh Ground Pepper Start off by slicing the endive in half, and then cut or tear the prosciutto into pieces. Next, carefully place the prosciutto between the leaves of the endive.  I’m a prosciutto nut, so I try and […]

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Jen’s Spanish Rice

Sometimes you have to look back to realize that you’ve come along way!  This recipe was one of the first I posted. And boy howdy have I come a long way.   On the plus side, I wasn’t very wordy, really had no personality in any of my posts, I was justa sharing recipes that […]

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Football Dip

It’s become a tradition to always have this dip whenever we sit down to watch a game, especially the superbowl.  It’s nothing fancy, but traditions don’t have to be. Ingredients 2 lbs of Velveeta 2 cans of Rotel 1 lb ground beef Start off by browning the ground beef, then drain. Cube the Velveeta You […]

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Extraordinary Stuffed Peppers

You would not believe how good these peppers are.  Try it, I promise you’ll become a believer.  You may not want any other kind of stuffed pepper ever! Ingredients 1 lb ground beef 1 onion, fine diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 red or green pepper, small diced 1 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp chili […]

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Made in Montana Meatloaf

I wish I had a picture of the whole thing, but my SD card was still in my laptop.  Evidently my fancy camera doesn’t have a memory of it’s own (much like its owner). Ingredients List 6 slices stale bread (if you don’t have stale bread, just toast them) 1 tsp ground black pepper 1/2 […]

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Creamy Chicken Noodle

Mmmm, mmmm, good, that’s what chicken noodle soup is! CREAMY CHICKEN NOODLE Stock 1 roasted chicken, picked clean, reserve meat, discard skins 1 onion, quartered 3 cloves garlic, halved 2 carrots 3 stalks celery Sprigs of Parsley 10 Peppercorns 2 Bay leaves 3 Chicken bouillon cubes The Soup 2 cups chopped chicken 3 carrots, peeled […]

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