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Chopped Summer Salad

Last week, we had quite a few days of 90+ degree days around these parts. When the weather fills you with dread about making dinner, this chopped salad is a lifesaver. Mine had imported tuna in olive oil and garbanzo … Continue reading

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Garlic Beef and Vegetable Ramen

Ramen noodles are a handy item to keep in your pantry. You can usually score them three for a buck at the grocery store, and if you toss the seasoning packets – you’ve got noodles that cook in about three … Continue reading

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Ricotta Gnocchi

It’s the end of June (where did the month go?), and the temperatures are beginning to rise. That said, it’s nice to have gnocchi which cooks in 60 seconds, and with a quick toss in a pan of your sauce … Continue reading

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Chicken Lo Mein

I’m always looking for ways to use up leftover roast chicken, and this was a huge hit with The Boy! Pasta, chicken, and heavy on the vegetables – I used red peppers, mushrooms, and snap peas – but you could … Continue reading

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Chicken Fried Rice

I’m always looking for ways to use up the leftover roast chicken in the fridge, and if you happen to have leftover rice – even better! This dish is definitely something you can easily throw together on a week night … Continue reading

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Pasta e Fagioli

Soup is always a terrific comfort food to make for dinner when it’s snowing. Sunday was no exception – a tomato broth with ham , cannellini beans, pasta, and garlic is just what the doctor ordered! It makes 6 servings.

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Pork Ragu

It’s been chilly in Philly, which makes for perfect stew weather – nothing better than making something that keeps the oven on for a couple of hours and warms the kitchen. This recipe calls for either a boneless pork shoulder … Continue reading

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Turkey Corn Soup

In my quest to find ways of using my remaining monster turkey, I give you Turkey Corn Soup. A slightly creamy, nutritious soup with corn, red peppers, carrots, and mushrooms. The beauty of this soup is that it can be … Continue reading

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King Ranch Chicken Casserole

This casserole looks like a hot mess, but really, it’s a baking dish of deliciousness! Shredded chicken sautéed with tomatoes, jalapeño and chipotle peppers then layered with corn tortilla chips and cheese. It’s a great way to use up the leftover … Continue reading

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Impossible Chicken Pie

Impossible pies are aptly named because they miraculously make their own crust while baking. They were a popular food fad during the 1970s, when Bisquick printed a recipe for Coconut Impossible Pie on the back of their boxes. That was … Continue reading

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Spinach Beef Ziti Bake

I love a good casserole, something you can make ahead of time, and throw into the oven on a busy day. Ziti tossed with ground beef, tomatoes, and spinach, topped with mozzarella – a half hour in the oven, and … Continue reading

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Chicken Noodle Soup

Now that winter is approaching, Sundays are generally soup and sandwich nights. It’s easy, it’s comfort food, and there’s enough leftover for lunches the next day. This is a very basic recipe for chicken soup – chicken, carrots and celery. … Continue reading

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Dutch Oven Beef Stew

Stews are great when the weather turns chilly. Don’t be put off by the fact that this beef stew takes five hours in the oven, it makes the stewing beef fork tender and flavorful. A good rainy day, stay at … Continue reading

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Dutch Oven Sautéed Chicken

Since fall is right around the corner, I love easy, hearty recipes like this one. Brown chicken thighs on top of the stove, and finish off in the oven. This chicken is delicious, takes about 15 minutes of prep time, … Continue reading

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