Monthly Archives: October 2011

Easy Beef Stroganoff

As much as we love our crockpot stroganoff recipe, it takes a long time to make and uses a lot of processed ingredients. Also, we usually have to make two batches since I prefer chicken and J prefers beef.  This … Continue reading

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Crispy Oven Fries

I don’t know why it took me so long to realize that crispy fries are attainable minus the grease.  These turned out golden brown and crispy, everything I want in a french fry.  We cheated on the soaking time because … Continue reading

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Beans ‘n Greens

We’ve had beans ‘n greens in two different restaurants recently, and this was our second attempt to recreate the dish at home.  This time the flavors came together nicely.  I recommend using more than one type of green for a … Continue reading

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Cheese Sauce

We made a great dinner last week of potato pancakes and roasted vegetables drizzled with a homemade cheddar cheese sauce. This sauce would also be good over steamed broccoli or a baked potato. Use whatever kind of cheese you are … Continue reading

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Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

At a wedding last weekend we had a phenomenal spinach salad filled with red onions, golden raisins and grapes.  What really made it great was the balsamic vinaigrette in which it was tossed.  We came home determined to recreate it.  … Continue reading

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