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Herb Chicken Thigh Recipe

I make this roast chicken recipe all the time, but never really thought about posting it because I don’t really think of it as much of a recipe.  It’s one of the things I just throw together when I have some chicken thawed.  Then I…

Garlic and Herb Oven Fries Recipe

I have a tendency to be a sucker for french fries.  I never buy them because a whole serving of fries is just too greasy and makes me feel sick.  But when I’m with someone who buys some, I can’t help myself.  I always ask,…

Shrimp, Blood Orange and Fennel Salad Recipe

Fennel is such a fun looking vegetable that I’m always interested in finding new ways to use it.  Fortunately I have The Flavor Bible to help me decide what ingredients to use in creating new fennel recipes.  If I had to choose just one cookbook,…

Goat Cheese Kale and Spinach Pasta Recipe

Since kale is my best growing crop (I just planted some in the ground and ignored them, a year later they’re still huge!) I’m always on the lookout for ways to use it.  I love kale chips and the sinfully rich kale casserole, but our…

Perfect Pan Fried Steak

They say that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.  If that’s the case, then I think one of the easiest ways to show your man how much you love him is a perfect steak.  That’s why I often make Eric steak…

Turkey Barley Soup Recipe

Turkey Barley Soup Recipe

This is one of the cheapest soups you can make!  Using the leftover turkey carcass from your Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner to make turkey stock, and filling the soup with torn up turkey scraps makes this very affordable.  Add in some really low cost ingredients…

How to Make Bacon at Home

How to Make Bacon at Home

Curing bacon at home has been a pretty popular topic for food blogs over the past couple years.  Unfortunately,  every time I thought about making bacon myself the inevitable “It’s too hard” tape would start playing in the back of my mind.  Curing bacon is…

Tomato and Green Bean Salad Recipe with a Creamy Vinaigrette

Tomato and Green Bean Salad Recipe with a Creamy Vinaigrette

I try to bring something different to every party, barbecue or get together we’re invited to.  It’s fun to test recipes out on people and, since I love to cook, it’s an easy way to show a thank you to whoever invited us.  When my…



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