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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 ...

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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 ...
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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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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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Chili’s

Our late lunch today was a feast that we’ve been looking forward to all week. It was enough food and drink to serve as dinner too. We both had the 2-for-1 beer to go along with the Memphis dry rub rack of ribs, mashed potatoes with a pepper gravy and broccoli. Our server was most […]

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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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