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Found Recipe: Guac & Chicken Pinwheels

I came across a recipe for Guac & Chicken Pinwheels with Tyson Grilled & Ready on Twitter (retweeted by @therebelchick here). This is so quick, easy, and good. It looks like a great way to use up some of the ingredients you have hanging around the fridge, too. I don’t know about you, but I’m […]

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Garlic and Onion Soup

This is so easy, and so, so good. The only drawback is that it takes a long time, but it’s not hands-on time, just lots of waiting. It is kind of like French onion soup. I eat it as a soup on its own. My husband uses it for French dip sandwiches. It starts with […]

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Double Meat, Pasta-Free Lasagna

Looking for a completely different way to use up turkey leftovers, and craving lasagna but currently staying away from pasta, I came up with this dish which turned out better than I expected. I had leftover spaghetti sauce, too. I make this in single servings, but you could make up a whole batch of lasagna […]

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Brining for Juicy, Yummy Meat

I have discovered brining. I had no idea what I was missing. Brining uses salt water to suck moisture and flavors into the meat. The key is to use enough salt. If you use too little it sucks the moisture out instead. At least, that’s what they say. Making the brine: Use 1 tablespoon coarse […]

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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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Lasagna Style Enchiladas

1.5 lbs seasoned, browned, ground beef1.5 lbs shredded cheese18 small corn tortillas1.5 cups enchilada sauce Beef seasonings:Worcestershire sauceSaltPepperChili powderCuminOnion powderGarlic powderOregano Diced tomatoes and onions Preheat oven to 350. Lay six corn tortillas in the bottom of a glass pan, slightly overlapping, top with 1/3 cheese and ½ beef. Repeat to make a second layer. […]

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Barley and Brown Rice

1 ½ cup cooked barley1 ½ cup cooked brown rice2 tablespoons pico or salsa2 to 3 tablespoons butter4 tablespoons nutritional yeastTurmericCayenne Preheat oven to 350. Combine all ingredients EXCEPT nutritional yeast in an over proof bowl. Heat for 15 minutes. Stir. Heat for 10 more minutes. Remove from oven and stir in nutritional yeast. Can […]