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white bean dip (hummus)


This is an excellent and healthy dip for any occasion. White beans must be the secret ingredient as most of the time my friends ask what is in the hummus that makes it so unique. One, it is not traditional hummus as there are no garbanzo beans or tahini. … Continue reading

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grilled tri-tip


  Last summer my husband and I were watching one of Bobby Flay’s grilling shows on tv and his guest had this ‘six hour tri-tip marinade’ that he grilled. Bobby seemed to be quite impressed and the tri-tip looked very … Continue reading

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spicy pork and chili-pepper goulash (stew)


  Jamie Oliver does it again. This is a fantastic stew with a unique balance of sweetness and spice. The bell peppers sweeten the dish as the chilies and caraway counter the sweetness with their spiciness. The addition of the … Continue reading

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buffalo chicken blue cheese dip


This was a last-minute idea before heading over to watch football with family and friends. What made this so easy was because we had leftover chicken breast in the refrigerator. Another alternative is to pick up a rotisserie chicken at the … Continue reading

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warm blue cheese sauce served on fresh kettle chips


while out christmas shopping, my husband and i stopped by a local restaurant for a hot toddy and some lunch. yes, the hot toddy was essential as it was 19 degrees and we were shopping on the plaza. i walked away from … Continue reading

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turkey and pinto bean chili


my husband was going to a football game with some friends and this gave me some time to finish the christmas decorating and put together a soup or chile for dinner. i  called my sister in hopes that she might recommend a good soup … Continue reading

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chicken enchilada soup


  this is a hearty soup that could be called a stew. it is perfect for a cold evening when the soul needs some warmth and some spice. this soup definately has heat because of the peppers. it is a heat … Continue reading

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