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Shepherd’s Pie

Preparing the Potatoes 1 1/2 lb. potatoes, peeled Kosher salt 4 tbsp. melted butter 1/4c. milk 1/4c. sour cream Freshly ground black pepper Preparing the beef filling 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 carrots, peeled and … Continue reading

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Beef and Bean Taco Skillet

1 lb beef 1 1.4oz packet taco seasoning 1 16oz can pinto beans 1 1.75oz can condensed tomato soup 1/2 cup salsa 1/4 cup water 1/2 cup shredded cheese 6 6” flour tortillas Cook beef in a 10-inch skillet over … Continue reading

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Taco Soup

Recently I wanted to find something I could create with hamburger that wasn’t hamburgers or spaghetti. After some hunting on line, I found Taco Soup to sound pretty tasty actually. A couple of sessions later and I had what I … Continue reading

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Winning White Bean Chili

Allow 1 1/2 hours to prepare unless you’re a supper chopper! Makes about 6 large servings * 1 large onion, chopped * 5 cloves garlic, minced * 2 jalapeno peppers, chopped * 1 tomatillo pepper, chopped * 1 1/2 point … Continue reading

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Bacon Wrapped Chicken

Two chicken breasts 6 slices of bacon Preheat oven to 400F Combine: 1 1/2 teaspoon thyme 1/2 teaspoon sugar Heaping 1/8 teaspoon cayenne 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Mix it up and use it as a rub for … Continue reading

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Cajun Shrimp and Salmon

Sweet and savory pan-seared salmon topped with sautéed shrimp in cajun butter sauce. Salmon New Orleans is an unforgettable 30 minute meal your family will crave! Cook for 4 even if there are fewer as I will tend to save … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

I got this recipe from my mom and of course had to make a couple of changes for my tastes (I like raisins so I doubled them). Step 1: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Put the cookie sheet in … Continue reading

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