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Gluten Free Apple Pupusas

I had so much fun making the Salvadoran Pupusas the other day that were filled with pork, that I have been thinking about what else to use for filling. We had friends over for dinner and I made my Mini Tomatillo Chicken Burgers and Mini Black Bean Cakes with Creamy Tomatillo Salsa and served Strawberry […]

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Menu Plan Monday –May 18

We’re now up to 17 recipes for Friday Foodie Fix-Garlic!  Thank you to everyone who posted their links.  If you have not checked since early Friday go back and follow the links to a wonderful culinary world using garlic.  This week’s Secret Ingredient for Friday Foodie Fix is Shrimp.  Don’t forget if you are looking […]

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Friday Foodie Fix –Garlic

Time to get our Friday Foodie Fix with this week’s Secret Ingredient -Garlic!  I love garlic and could use it with every dinner.  I however have to limit it to my four-day rotation in order for it not to upset my delicate digestive system. Have you ever added fresh garlic to a recipe and thought, […]

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Pupusas- Salvadoran Stuffed Tortillas with Spicy Slaw

These little gems are as much fun to make as they are to eat.  Wait, that sounds like an old commercial.  But, if you are looking for a low cost meal you hit the jackpot.  I first saw pupusas at the DC United Soccer game.  There was a little stand in the stadium that sold […]

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Spicy Slaw

This is the side dish I made in 2 minutes while my pupusas were cooking.  Technically a pickled slaw is served but I didn’t think that far ahead.  It worked either way. Ingredients: 4 handfuls Green cabbages sliced thin 1-2 jalapeno, seeded and diced 2 green onions, sliced both green and whites Handful of shredded […]

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Blueberry and Blackberry Crumble Pie

I have not made this pie since last summer and can’t wait to get busy on this again.  I think this week I may use this same process and use the strawberries that are in season.  What are your favorite berries?  What fruit combinations do you bake? So far I’ve only found one problem with […]

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Mushroom Risotto

I often hear people say that risotto is too difficult to make.  If stirring rice is hard then you won’t like making this dish.  This meal takes around 30 minutes to make and has a short list of ingredients.  When you serve it everyone will oooh and ahhh and because they think it’s so hard […]

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Menu Plan Monday –May 11th

Finally, a weekend of sunshine.  I love sunshine!  I’m solar powered.  I hope this will be a week filled with great food, family, friends and fun! Monday- King Crab Legs Tuesday- Pasta with an ostrich meat sauce Wednesday- Beef Brisket and beans Thursday- Jerk Chicken Breast Friday- Roast turkey breast, smashed potatoes and peas Saturday- […]

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Friday Foodie Fix –Artichokes

For everything you ever wanted to know about our Secret Ingredient this week- artichokes, check out this post on The City Cook.  There you  will find out the history of artichokes, how to buy, cut, trim, and cook them and the challenge of pairing wine with them.  For a pictorial set of directions on how […]

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Chilean Sea Bass with Spinach and Mushrooms

Fast, fresh and delicious.  I love when I visit the fish department having no idea what fish I’ll be eating that night.  I buy what is wild caught, fresh and recommended.   It’s really great when these are also on sale.  This shopping trip the Chilean Sea Bass won out and I was very happy. If […]

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