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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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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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Zucchini Cakes

These zucchini cakes are similar to latkes. They make a good side dish or snack. I glop on some butter before reheating them in the oven, and they reheat well. They are yummy topped with homemade ranch dressing. The cheese is optional because I did not notice a huge difference in the flavor with or […]

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Eggplant Fries Again

I tried a fourth method for making my French Fried Eggplant and it is by far the best yet. The only change is soaking them in saltwater overnight or for a couple of days. It gives them a much better texture and keeps them from being so greasy. Please follow and like us:

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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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French Fried Eggplant

This is the third method I tried, and they are yummy. For my first attempt I did not use flour, and they turned out soggy with grease. Yummy, but too soggy. The second time, I also skipped the flour, but I made them in the oven. Not good. Just blah. So, this is the method […]

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Kale Chips

When I tried kale I wasn’t all that fond of it. I like chard, but kale was not really at all like it to me. Well, I finally decided to try making kale chips, and they turned out great. They were easier to make than nori chips, but not quite as enjoyable. Ingredients: 1 bunch […]

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Nori Chips

Ingredients: Nori sheets Tamari sauce Wasabi powder Garlic powder Water (optional) Olive oil (for greasing baking sheets) Preheat oven to 250. Mix tamari sauce, wasabi powder, and garlic powder to your liking. You can add water to the mix to make it less salty or just not so strong. Brush olive oil on your baking […]