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Moo Goo Gai Pan

One of my favorite Chinese-style dishes, I came across this and decided it was time to make it. And color me impressed, it was very true to the dish one would get at a Chinese takeout restaurant. The method to … Continue reading

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Macaroni and Cheese

This is one of my favorite comfort foods. It’s rally quite easy to make. Not sure why people insist on using the boxed variety. 1/2 pound elbow macaroni 1 teaspoon butter 1 egg, beaten 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon dry … Continue reading

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How to Cook Rice

How I Cook Rice Note, I use basmati rice when the dish doesn’t need sticky rice. I prefer the texture. These directions are good to use with most any white rice. Directions In a saucepan, bring water to a boil. … Continue reading

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Chicken Vegetable & Barley Soup

This is a very hearty soup. It’s great any time but oh so good on a chilly winter day. I put this soup together on a chilly January afternoon. I joke about chilly, it was 49 degrees that day. Ingredients … Continue reading

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Coleslaw

No summer meal is complete without a bowl of coleslaw. Some tips to make your coleslaw beat any store bought coleslaw, hands down. Shred the Cabbage at Home This point cannot be stressed enough. Pre-shredded cabbage from the grocery store … Continue reading

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Macaroni Salad

Macaroni salad, this is a must have dish every summer. I can’t imagine summer without it! This is a tried and true version, I always hope for leftovers the next day. You should consider making a double batch. Macaroni salad … Continue reading

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Shredded Mexican Chicken

This is an easy to make, great tasting main dish that can be used as a key ingredient in most any Mexican style dish that calls for meat. Ingredients 2 pounds chicken breasts olive oil 1/2 cup medium salsa 3-4 … Continue reading

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Pork Rub

I use this on all sorts of pork cuts; ribs, tenderloin, chops, you name it. This works well on nearly anything. Ingredients 2 tablespoons cumin 2 tablespoons paprika 1 tablespoon granulated garlic 1 tablespoon granulated onion 1 tablespoon chili powder … Continue reading

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Chicken Chile Verde

A low-carb green chili recipe that fits into most any diet. It’s gluten free, grain free, dairy free, and delicious! Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, peeled and chopped 6 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 4 poblano peppers, … Continue reading

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Seasoned Salt

Similar if not identical to Lawry’s Seasoned Salt. Ingredients 2 tablespoons salt 2 teaspoons white sugar 3/4 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric 1/4 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon cornstarch Directions Whisk salt, sugar, paprika, turmeric, … Continue reading

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