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Creamy Green Chile & Chicken Soup

While grocery shopping the other day I saw that Swanson has a product called Cream Starter. I thought I’d give it a try and see if it’s any good. Dinner ...

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Chicken Lo Mein

1 pound chicken breast, cut into half inch pieces 8 ounces Barilla linguine fini (or any thin and flat pasta) 1 jalapeño, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 small zucchini, ...

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Italian Steak Subs

Tonight we had honkin’ huge steak sub sandwiches. I used two fairly large New York strip steaks and rubbed them with olive oil. Next I sprinkled them liberally with onion ...

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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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Shrimp with Garlic & Chile Butter

Tonight The Mister was in charge of dinner. He wanted to try ...
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Salmon with Garlic Fried Rice

Dinner tonight — salmon fillet with garlic fried rice and a side ...
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Brat Patties

The other day I spied a box of Johnsonville Brat patties in ...
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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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Creamy Green Chile & Chicken Soup

While grocery shopping the other day I saw that Swanson has a product called Cream Starter. I thought I’d give it a try and see if it’s any good. Dinner tonight was a creamy green chile and chicken soup prepared in a slow cooker. It doesn’t get much easier than this. .5 lb chicken breast, […]

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Chicken Lo Mein

1 pound chicken breast, cut into half inch pieces 8 ounces Barilla linguine fini (or any thin and flat pasta) 1 jalapeño, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 small zucchini, chopped 3 green onions, chopped using both the green and white Dole Chopped Asian Blend Salad, half the package Tamari Gluten Free Low Sodium Soy […]

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Italian Steak Subs

Tonight we had honkin’ huge steak sub sandwiches. I used two fairly large New York strip steaks and rubbed them with olive oil. Next I sprinkled them liberally with onion powder, garlic powder, white pepper and Italian seasoning. I put the steaks into a Ziploc bag and into the fridge they went for 3 hours. […]

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Chile Verde Time Again

It’s that time of the year again where I fire up the Ninja 3-in-1 and make chile verde with pork. What I used: 3 thick boneless  pork loin chops, cut into cubes 2 dozen roasted Pueblo chiles, diced (and I left the seeds in) 1 small yellow onion, diced 5 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp […]

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Pueblo (Mirasol) Chile Harvest

It’s roasting green chile time! I’m pretty new to the whole Pueblo Chile roasting tradition but I am definitely in love with them.  Last year I bought a few quart bags of the roasted chile while I strolled the annual Chile & Frijoles Festival. Most people were buying the chile by the bushel.  I thought […]

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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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