Month: March 2009

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Green Chili Enchiladas

1 lb Pork sausageOnionGarlic1 small can Green chiliesOnion powderGarlic powderSaltFlourCrushed Tomatoes Corn tortillasCheddarMuenster or Monterey Jack cheese Brown pork sausage and remove from pan into slow-cooker. Drain most of the grease from pan, leaving about 2 tablespoons. Add garlic and onion to grease and cook until onions are translucent. Add green chilies, stir, add flour, […]

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Fajitas Teriyaki

Beef cut into strips or bite-sized piecesSaltLemon juiceTeriyaki sauceMinced garlicCayenne pepperCoconut oilGrated cheeseTortillas I normally start out with a frozen, grass-fed sirloin steak which I thaw in milk (discard the milk). Cut the steak into strips or bite- sized pieces. Place in a ziplock baggie. Add salt liberally and shake. Add lemon juice, teriyaki sauce, […]

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Sandi’s Finger Salad

Spinach leavesBaby carrotsTomatoesGreen onionsMushrooms Rinse all ingredients well. Cut tomatoes into wedges. Cut roots and excess tops off green onions. Place spinach leaves in individual bowls. Place baby carrots in together in each bowl to one side. Repeat with green onions and mushrooms. Lay tomato wedges in the center. Top with your favorite dressing and […]

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Easy Whole Wheat Garlic Cheese Biscuits

2 cup whole wheat flour5 teaspoons baking powder3/4 teaspoon salt¼ cup Parmesan1 to 2 tbsp fresh minced garlic1/4 cup butter1 tablespoon maple syrup1 cup milk Topping:2 tbsp butter1 tbsp fresh minced garlicSalt Preheat oven to 450.Combine dry ingredients, grate in butter, and stir with fork, add syrup and milk and stir with fork until well […]

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Orange Roast

Beef roast2 cups orange juice1 cup soy sauce¼- ½ cup maple syrup Place roast in slow cooker and pour in remaining ingredients. Cook on high for one hour. Cook on low several hours or until done. Please follow and like us:

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Sweet Potato Pasta

Filling:Cooked sweet potatoes mashed with milk and butterMinced garlicOnion powderChivesParmesan (about ½ cup)SaltSugar (to taste) Sauce:ButterCreamGarlicSour cream Toppings:Cooked baconSharp cheddar Mix filling ingredients until well blended. Use for filling in your own homemade ravioli dough or fill pre-cooked jumbo shells. Set aside. Sauté garlic in butter. Whisk in milk and sour cream. Place one layer […]

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Bacon, Eggs, and Strawberries Tonight

I did not have the time or, more importantly, the inspiration to really cook tonight (yes, even I sometimes feel uninspired about food). Rather than resort to thawing out leftovers that sound less than appetizing at the moment, I decided that we would have bacon, fried eggs, and fresh strawberries. It feels decadent, fulfilling, and […]

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Leftover Tortellini and Beef Stew

Here is another variation on left-over soup. It does not require flour or broth. Any left-over cooked beef will work. Hamburger is the easiest. If you are using steaks or roast cut into bite size pieces. Beef (cooked)Tortellini (cooked)Oniongarlicbuttercorn (1 can)green beans (1 can)diced tomatoes (1 can)saltwater Sauté onion and garlic in butter for 5 […]

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End Daylight Savings Time

By the time you read this Daylight Savings Time will have taken effect and I will be in full-on bitch mode (actually, I’ll probably still be sleeping). So, I’m writing this now while I am merely in angry dread, but not yet feeling the effects of this most loathsome practice of changing the clocks in […]