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Be Smart, Use Your Fliers

Be Smart, Use Your Fliers

Are you one of those people that put the weekly flyers in the recycle bin? I know so many people who do this. You are not alone. I have asked friends why and the resounding answer is that they have no interest in leafing through the flyers, it just takes too much...

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Emulsify… Who Knew?!

Emulsify… Who Knew?!

I was making a Beef Ragu the other day with Tagliatelle pasta-which by the way was super fantastic-and I learned a new term. Emulsify. I mean, I thought I knew what this meant but not related to pasta. When adding olive oil to a salad dressing, one would add it to the...

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Flank Steak with Chimichurri

Flank Steak with Chimichurri

Chimichurri is the newest love in our house. I know it has been around for a long time, but we recently discovered this divine combination of fresh flavors. Last summer, when the world started to open up, our first stop for dinner was a local restaurant called Pretty...

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Glazed Sirloins

Glazed Sirloins

If you love steak the way that we love steak, then THIS recipe is for you. Seriously. My family looks forward to BBQ season because they know this recipe will always be in the rotation. I mean, yes, I do make steak with salt, pepper, and garlic but this marinade takes...

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Broccoli Buffet Salad

Broccoli Buffet Salad

I know I am aging myself here....but back in the day, bringing a Broccoli Salad to a potluck was one of the go-tos. As I think about going to a baseball tournament where I need to bring "something", my brain automatically comes back to this salad. It is crisp, tasty,...

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Goat Cheese and Pear Salad

Goat Cheese and Pear Salad

Are you looking for the perfect side dish to bring to a potluck or to serve to a large group? Look no further! This is the one! Years ago, my hubby Rick and I went to our friend's place for dinner. They were always amazing at pulling together fantastic food that...

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Slow Cooker Bacon Garlic Pork Loin

Slow Cooker Bacon Garlic Pork Loin

Did someone say bacon?! Making pork with bacon seems to be an ideal pairing, right? On top of that, this dish takes 10 minutes to prepare, then you walk away for 4 hours. AND there are only 5 ingredients! This is made with pork loin, and that means that there is a...

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Slow Cooker Hungarian Goulash

Slow Cooker Hungarian Goulash

I don't know about you but when I was a kid, the word "Goulash" did not sound remotely appealing. Although after my Mom made it, it was pretty good. As I have mentioned in previous posts, and for those who know me...my Mom had a few (very few) recipes that she would...

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A Complete Storage Guide

A Complete Storage Guide

Have you ever made chicken in the oven, put it in the fridge, and wondered at what point is it no longer safe to eat? Do you do the sniff test? Or how about veggies that you made last week. Do you think they are good to eat until you see a bit of fur growing? Well,...

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