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Cinnamon Buns

I tried using the recipe on the website but there were so many ads making constant changes to the webpage that it was impossible to stay where the instructions were. As such, I’m copying the basic instructions here and I’ll … Continue reading

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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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