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Bolognese Sauce

The Mister makes a really excellent bolognese sauce. He has been raring to make it and I’ve been raring to eat it. What he used: 1 tbsp olive oil 1/2 ...

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Chile Verde Made with REAL Pueblo Chiles :) …Oh, and Pork

2 lb pork, cut into cubes A whole lot of roasted Pueblo chiles 12 oz can diced tomatoes 1 bag (8 oz) of frozen Herdez diced Poblano peppers 2 large ...

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Chicken Piccata & Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta

Ingredients: 2 boneless and skinless chicken breasts, pounded flat Sea salt, to taste Ground black pepper, to taste All-purpose flour, for dredging 2 tablespoons of butter (sorry Jane) 3 tablespoons ...

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Pork Roast Two!

When I was in the butcher shop the other day I saw ...
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Creste di Gallo with Red Wine Sausage

Dinner tonight is brought to you by The Mister. He used: 8 ...
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Creamy Green Chile & Chicken Soup

While grocery shopping the other day I saw that Swanson has a ...
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Chicken Lo Mein

1 pound chicken breast, cut into half inch pieces 8 ounces Barilla ...
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Italian Steak Subs

Tonight we had honkin’ huge steak sub sandwiches. I used two fairly ...
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Pueblo (Mirasol) Chile Harvest

It’s roasting green chile time! I’m pretty new to the whole Pueblo ...

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Happy Thanksgiving

Today was a thankful kind of day. It was also an eating kind of day. Served up today was……. Breakfast was a raspberry and white chocolate scone with sausage. We do a pretty traditional dinner with a turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, and a vegetable side dish that varies from year to year. I also like […]

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Pueblo Roll

Because of the holiday tomorrow my office let us all leave work three hours early. This was a cause for celebration! The Mister and I headed downtown have lunch at the China Lantern. Well, guess what? It’s closed on Wednesdays. Major disappointment. The disappointment didn’t last long once we decided on heading over to Tsunami […]

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Bolognese Sauce

The Mister makes a really excellent bolognese sauce. He has been raring to make it and I’ve been raring to eat it. What he used: 1 tbsp olive oil 1/2 cup white onion, chopped 2/3 cup celery, chopped 2/3 cup carrot, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 lb ground beef chuck (80/20) Salt, to taste […]

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Chile Verde Made with REAL Pueblo Chiles :) …Oh, and Pork

2 lb pork, cut into cubes A whole lot of roasted Pueblo chiles 12 oz can diced tomatoes 1 bag (8 oz) of frozen Herdez diced Poblano peppers 2 large jalapeños, diced but not seeded 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 1 tsp Mexican oregano 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp […]

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Chicken Piccata & Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta

Ingredients: 2 boneless and skinless chicken breasts, pounded flat Sea salt, to taste Ground black pepper, to taste All-purpose flour, for dredging 2 tablespoons of butter (sorry Jane) 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 3/4 cup chicken stock 1/4 cup white white 1/4 cup lemon juice 3 tablespoons Mezzetta Non-Pareil Capers, rinsed 1/4 cup […]

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Lazy Beef for a Lazy Sunday

Inspired by an Alton Brown recipe I put meatloaf on the menu tonight. In a separate show, I  watched him grind his own meat so I incorporated doing that into the recipe. Ingredients: 5 oz garlic flavored croutons 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 onion, roughly chopped […]

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Cast Iron

Oh yes. A new 10″ cast-iron chef’s skillet. I can’t wait to use it.

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Pork Roast Two!

When I was in the butcher shop the other day I saw a little bottle of Butt Rub. I was intrigued so I had to try it.  The last time I made a pork roast in the Ninja 3-in-1 was back in March so it was about time for another. Last night I rubbed down […]

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Creste di Gallo with Red Wine Sausage

Dinner tonight is brought to you by The Mister. He used: 8 oz Red wine Italian sausage 8 oz Creste di gallo pasta 2 Roma tomatoes, diced A bunch of asparagus, cut into 1″ pieces (we like using the super skinny & tender asparagus) Chiffonade of basil 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon red chili […]

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Rita’s Shrimp & Andouille Gumbo

For the roux I need equal parts flour to oil so I used (look Jane, no butter!): 4 oz vegetable oil 4 oz all-purpose flower For the rest of it: 32 oz seafood stock 1 small onion, diced 2 celery stalks, diced 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 tomato, seeded and chopped 1/2 teaspoon black pepper […]

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