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One Pot Delight, Beer Braised Pork Loin and Red Cabbage

Are you looking for an easy Sunday supper?  Well, this is the meal for you.  It’s healthy and wonderfully flavorful.  Many people think of cabbage as a cole slaw only vegetable, but when braised it’s sweetness erupts and it’s the perfect compliment to the spice the paprika brings to...

POWer Lunch, Chicken Stir Fry with Bok Choy

  Well, well, well.  Look who showed back up online with a post.  Yes, it’s me.  I’m back.  I’d apologize for my very long absence, but I’m not going to.  If you’re reading this blog, you are probably living a hectic life as we all are.  The ups and...

Easy and Useful Take Out for a Friend In Need or New Parents! A La Carte Wraps with Herb Goat Cheese Spread/Sauce or Dressing

  Do you ever have the take your friend dinner dilemma?  What to bring for a new mom or family or friend home recovering after surgery?  Well, join the club!  It’s not easy to find a dish that isn’t loaded with fat and is also easy to keep warm...

Multiplicity! Herb Goat Cheese Spread?, Sauce?, Dressing? You Decide!

   

Dinner Dash: Savory Asparagus Sauce to Accompany Anything You Dish Up!

     Do you ever catch yourself with a chicken breast, rice pilaf or pasta that is in desperate need of a pick me up?  This creamy yet richly textured sauce using asparagus as its base, not only incorporates nutrition in a new way, but it’s really tasty too!...

Put A Dent In Your Spice Cabinet! Homemade Italian Seasoning

Rosemary, Basil, Thyme…Spices are to your meals as peanut butter is to jelly.  They enhance and complete your dishes, and without them you are left with bland, lackluster food.  On the flip side, if you allow your spices to linger in your cabinet for too long, they eventually lose...

Holy Posole! A Great Gift for Friends Straight from the Lone Star State

    Have you every heard of posole?  No?  Well, I’ll get to that in a minute and I’m going to quote Sharon Ely because she has a great summary and history of this fabulous soup.  I was introduced to Posole about 20 years ago thanks to my husbands...

In The Comfort Zone: Chicken Noodle & Vegetable Stew

  Baby it’s cold outside!  Nothing sounds better to my kids than soup this time of year.  They want it creamy and yummy!  The only problem is, creamy isn’t easy on the waistline.  This soup takes several detours from the typical stew ingredients, leaving out the heavy cream, substituting...

Your New Fall Staple, Honey & Thyme Roasted Figs

If you have been perusing the grocery isles lately, chances are that you have begun to see the second round of fresh figs making an appearance.  To me, nothing feels more like fall than fresh figs and red wine, hmmm.   I decided to post a recipe with a...

Hidden Veggie, Quinoa and Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Mmmmmm…..These were good and easy to prepare and the kids loved them.  Because of the hidden sauce, your kids will get some veggies in their dish and never even know it!  Wonderful on a fall evening!