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Shrimp Cocktail

The Mister and I had a little celebration over at the Pueblo Country Club this afternoon. I have been looking forward to sitting in The Tavern and enjoying a vodka ...

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Fried Calamari

We had dinner out with some friends. We went to one of our favorite places, Tsunami Sushi, Wok & Grill.  Isaac is our favorite waiter there and although we were ...

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Shrimp Fra Diavolo Over Angel Hair

The Mister has been asking for shrimp fra diavolo so I thought I’d make that tonight. I prepared it a little differently than I did last time. What I used: ...

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Happy Hour

This afternoon I visited with a friend (hi Lynn!). She put together a nice little appetizer spread to go with the wine. There were some stuffed olives plus bacon Ritz crackers which we spread with  cream cheese and a Aloha from Oregon Habanero pepper jelly (nirvana!). There was also some great dipping to be done […]

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Miso-Glazed Chicken Stir Fry

For the marinade: 2 tablespoons red miso paste 1 tablespoon minced garlic cloves 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil Combine the marinade ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Place the sliced chicken into a Ziploc bag or a bowl and coat well with the marinade. I put it all in a FoodSaver […]

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Shrimp Cocktail

The Mister and I had a little celebration over at the Pueblo Country Club this afternoon. I have been looking forward to sitting in The Tavern and enjoying a vodka martini and shrimp cocktail.  The Mister had the Chicken Quesadilla (with Green Chiles, Tomatoes, Pepper Jack, Cheddar, Sour Cream, Guacamole and Salsa) which I did […]

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4 Serrano Pepper Fried Rice

Tonight I had about a pound of pork loin I needed to use or freeze. I decided to make fried rice. Here’s what went into it. I didn’t measure the spices but just used what felt right. :)  The secret ingredient is the bacon (3 slices of thick sliced.) I added about 2 tablespoons of […]

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Fried Calamari

We had dinner out with some friends. We went to one of our favorite places, Tsunami Sushi, Wok & Grill.  Isaac is our favorite waiter there and although we were not seated in his section, he checked in to make sure we were doing ok. Isaac rocks. Hi Isaac! The Mister and I arrived much […]

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Shrimp Fra Diavolo Over Angel Hair

The Mister has been asking for shrimp fra diavolo so I thought I’d make that tonight. I prepared it a little differently than I did last time. What I used: 12 oz raw medium shrimp, peeled, deveined and tail removed 12 oz  angel hair pasta 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon dried crushed red pepper flakes […]

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Soft Taco

Chicken in a spicy green sauce topped with queso fresco, shredded cheddar and lettuce wrapped in a flour tortilla.

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We Love a Spicy Chicken Stir-Fry

I could eat a chicken stir-fry with snow peas and jalapeños in a spicy sauce every day. Seriously, I could.

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Yum Chow

The Mister cooked tonight and it was seriously delicious. Chicken cut into strips 5 Serrano peppers (yes, 5!), sliced Asparagus, cut into 1″ pieces Sun-Bird Mongolian Beef packet Soy sauce Oil It was seriously some yum chow!    

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Shredded Beef Tacos

We had an early Cinco de Mayo celebration and I decided to make some shredded beef tacos. 1.5 pounds beef chuck roast 2 tablespoons New Mexico chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup beer 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 sweet […]

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