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Shrimp with Garlic & Chile Butter

Tonight The Mister was in charge of dinner. He wanted to try a recipe he saw in a food magazine —  Shrimp with Garlic & Chile Butter by Chef Aarón ...

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Salmon with Garlic Fried Rice

Dinner tonight — salmon fillet with garlic fried rice and a side of green beans. 2 Alaskan salmon fillets from Schwan’s, thawed Fresh green beans 1 cup cooked rice 2 ...

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Brat Patties

The other day I spied a box of Johnsonville Brat patties in the freezer section of the grocery store. I had no idea such a thing existed. Tonight The Mister ...

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Shrimp Cocktail

The Mister and I had a little celebration over at the Pueblo ...
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Fried Calamari

We had dinner out with some friends. We went to one of ...
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Shrimp Fra Diavolo Over Angel Hair

The Mister has been asking for shrimp fra diavolo so I thought ...
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Pork Chile Verde Over a Chicken Mexican Pizza

This is what happens when our favorite local joint is closed on ...
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Breakfast Sandwich With a Bite

Anatomy of my favorite breakfast sandwich made by my best guy. What ...
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Shrimp & Asparagus with Pappardelle

Earlier in the year, my most excellent friend, Mrs P., took me ...

Recently Consumed

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Fresh Angel Hair with Pancetta

Tonight The Mister was in charge in the kitchen. The oil, basil, red pepper flakes and garlic were heated up for 2-3 minutes and then the heat was turned off. This blend sat for awhile so that it could infuse the Bertolli Classico olive oil. This is the base of many of The Mister’s delicious […]

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Noodles! We Love Noodles

Veggies on hand tonight are celery, green beans, green onions and jalapeños. Wash them well, pat dry and cut them up. Other ingredients include: There was also boneless chicken breast sliced thinly but I didn’t take a photo of that. Often meat looks a big gross in photos. Cook it up! Pour some olive oil […]

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Shrimp Bisque

1 lb raw peeled and deveined shrimp (pat dry with a paper towel) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large leek Salt (to taste) Pepper (to taste) 2 garlic cloves, minced Crushed red pepper flakes (to taste) 1/3 cup brandy 1/4 cup dry sherry 4 tablespoons olive oil for the roux 4 tablespoons flour 4 cups […]

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Very Easy Rump Roast — Ninja 3-in-1 Style

2 lb Rump Roast 1 envelope Lipton Recipe Secrets Onion Mushroom Soup Mix 1 1/2 cup water Olive oil 1 yellow onion 1.  Into a bowl, combine the envelope of soup mix and water. Stir  well until fully combined. Set aside. 2.  Heat the Ninja 3-in-1 on STOVETOP HIGH for 10 minutes to make sure […]

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Sausage, Roasted Garlic & Cheese-Stuffed Peppers

Oh, and…….bacon! The Mister has been craving these so it was what we had for dinner tonight. What I used: Jalapeños 6 oz of whipped cream cheese Roasted garlic cloves Italian sausage Bacon Beautiful jalapeños! I used 14 of them. Seeding the jalapeños. I like to use the whipped cream cheese because it’s easier to […]

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Shrimp with Garlic & Chile Butter

Tonight The Mister was in charge of dinner. He wanted to try a recipe he saw in a food magazine —  Shrimp with Garlic & Chile Butter by Chef Aarón Sánchez. Olive oil Shrimp, cleaned & deveined Salt Pepper 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 2 dried Chile de árbol, chopped (The Mister used 3) 4 […]

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Salmon with Garlic Fried Rice

Dinner tonight — salmon fillet with garlic fried rice and a side of green beans. 2 Alaskan salmon fillets from Schwan’s, thawed Fresh green beans 1 cup cooked rice 2 eggs, beaten Zattarain’s Blackened Seasoning Tamari Gluten Free Low Sodium Soy Sauce Red pepper flakes 1 clove garlic, diced Onion powder Olive oil Prep time: […]

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Habanero Hot

1 lb chicken, cut into chunks 1 jalapeño, diced 4 habaneros, seeded and sliced 1 small bunch of asparagus spears, cut into 1″ pieces (discard thick part of stalk) 1/4 cup Tamari Gluten Free Low Sodium Soy Sauce or any mild soy sauce 1/4 cup chicken broth 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoons rice wine […]

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Brat Patties

The other day I spied a box of Johnsonville Brat patties in the freezer section of the grocery store. I had no idea such a thing existed. Tonight The Mister prepared them on the Cuisinart Griddler. I don’t eat bratwurst very often but I found it to be quite tasty. Topped with grilled onions, tomato, […]

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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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