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New Menu Monday: Italian Chicken and Stuffing Bake (a recipe with potential…)

Here's a great recipe to try. It's great because it is forgiving. Italian Chicken and Stuffing Bake from the food site LifeInTheLofthouse.com It's perfect for illustrating all the reasons why a recipe can go wrong... like, if someone feels like swapping ingredients and decide to not follow certain/most instructions, for instance. Experienced cooks, comfortable in… Continue reading New Menu Monday: Italian Chicken and Stuffing Bake (a recipe with potential…)

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New Menu Monday: Garlic, Garlic, GARLIC! New Side Dish for Navy Bean Soup

The Husband is sick as a dog, poor sweetie. He's the complete opposite of me when ill- leave him alone, bring the occasional tea or hot toddy and he is fine. Me? I want sympathetic noises several times an hour, offers to fetch the remote, tissues, phone, iPad, etc... And soup. I want nice, preferably… Continue reading New Menu Monday: Garlic, Garlic, GARLIC! New Side Dish for Navy Bean Soup

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New Menu Monday: Greek Kabobs Replace Grilled Burgers

We never really grill hamburgers in the backyard. Not when there are In-N-Out Burgers and Burger Lounge scattered about (I might admit to liking Burger Lounge better than In-N-Out, but don't tell anyone, I might lose my Official California Native status, so, shhhh!!). When it comes to throwing something fast on the grill I prefer bratwurst… Continue reading New Menu Monday: Greek Kabobs Replace Grilled Burgers

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New Menu Monday- Meatloaf Swapped for Swedish Meatballs, HOLY YUM!!

The blog Damn Delicious is aptly named. Go there now. Pin, bookmark, share on Facebook, save this recipe however you can, but keep this recipe. Even more importantly, MAKE IT SOON!  http://damndelicious.net/2014/02/21/swedish-meatballs/ DamDelicious.net is run by Chung-Ah, who does not profess to be a trained cook. Well, this gal has taught herself well and paid great… Continue reading New Menu Monday- Meatloaf Swapped for Swedish Meatballs, HOLY YUM!!

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New Menu Monday- Chicken Vegetable Soup, Beer Cheese Dip and Bread

It's a New Menu Monday... I didn't Change my basic Chicken Vegetable Soup, but instead of serving it with rolls or garlic bread, I tried a new recipe. A Beer Cheese Dip, yum! The original recipe is from ASpicyPerspective.com, calling for three ingredients- pepper jack cheese, cream cheese and a 12 ounce bottle of beer. Not… Continue reading New Menu Monday- Chicken Vegetable Soup, Beer Cheese Dip and Bread