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Spicy Penne and Sausage

Spicy Penne and Sausage Posted on 2015-03-01 Tags: pasta cheese spicy pork redo recipe This is currently one of my favorite recipes. It's got everything I love: Spicy, pasta, cheese, and mushrooms. It's relatively easy to make, and the ingredients are not too expensive. It makes a lot of food, especially when you add extra []

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Tequila Lime Shrimp

Tequila Lime Shrimp Posted on 2015-05-31 Tags: seafood easy redo recipe I don't remember where I found this recipe, but it's crazy delicious. Tequila, lime, and salty, buttery shrimp combine together so well. This stuff is great with rice or on a tortilla with cheese and sour cream. There is a lot of butter here, []

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Roasted Cauliflower and Mushroom Carbonara

Roasted Cauliflower and Mushroom Carbonara Posted on 2016-01-24 Tags: report pasta mushroom cauliflower bacon cheese Tonight I made Roasted Cauliflower and Mushroom Carbonara from closetcooking. I'm trying to get more vegetables in my diet. So adding mushrooms and cauliflower to a classic carbonara, instead of the Italian sausage, sounded like a good idea. And it []

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Beef and Bean Burritos

Beef and Bean Burritos Posted on 2015-03-08 Tags: beef bean tortilla rice redo recipe Tortillas are my favorite bread product, beating out pita, naan, biscuits, and classic loaves. They are simple and versatile, can be served as any course (including dessert), and the best part is, they come in sizes big enough for a meal. []

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Ginger Snaps

Ginger Snaps Posted on 2015-06-07 Tags: cookies recipe It's amazing how well the spices in these cookies work. Individually, the spices are very strong flavors (smell them as you make these and you'll see). Together with a bunch of sugar, it's a deliciously spicy cookie. the snickerdoodles, these cookies require a bit more work []

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Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Jamaican Jerk Chicken Posted on 2016-02-03 Tags: report chicken spicy A few months back I bought a 12 pound bag of chicken drumsticks, so I've had lots of chicken recipes on my mind. When I came across this Jamaican Jerk Chicken Drumsticks recipe, I had to give it a try: I wanted something spicy/sweet, and []

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The Mac and Cheese Experiment – 1 – Classic Mac

The Mac and Cheese Experiment – 1 – Classic Mac Posted on 2015-03-15 Tags: mixin cheese pasta A few weeks ago, I had a craving for mac and cheese. But, with this blog, I needed to make it interesting. So, I decided to determine how to make the best mac and cheese. Mac and Cheese []

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Cinnamon Sugar Almonds

Cinnamon Sugar Almonds Posted on 2015-06-14 Tags: snacks recipe This is my favorite part of the Bristol Renaissance Faire, even including the mushrooms. It's a wonderful tasty and filling snack, and easy to boot. If only almonds weren't so expensive, I'd have these all the time. The most important thing for this recipe is to []

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Almond Snowball Cookies

Almond Snowball Cookies Posted on 2016-02-10 Tags: report cookies Grandma would make these oblong, sugar-coated cookies every Christmas, and it's taken me years to find the recipe. I finally stumbled across this recipe for Snowball Cookies on What's Cooking America. I'm glad I did, because I've always loved these cookies above (most) others. These cookies []

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The Mac and Cheese Experiment – 2 – Deluxe Mac

The Mac and Cheese Experiment – 2 – Deluxe Mac Posted on 2015-03-22 Tags: mixin cheese pasta Continuing on from Part 1 of The Mac and Cheese Experiment, this week I tried the more expensive, deluxe boxes of Mac and Cheese. These boxes have a pre-made cheese sauce, as opposed to the orange cheese powder. []

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Italian-Style Pot Roast

Italian-Style Pot Roast Posted on 2015-06-21 Tags: beef slow cooker recipe I've never made a pot roast before. So, I decided that buying a new slow-cooker was enough reason to try cooking a pot roast. It was a bit more work than expected, but it turned out well. Mashed potatoes and biscuits rounded out the []

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Indian Spiced Stew

Indian Spiced Stew Posted on 2016-02-17 Tags: report chicken spicy potato soup I keep promising co-workers that I'll try more Indian food. I enjoy it immensely every time I have it. And yet, it's a rare night that I will actually make something Indian, though I have started keeping my pantry stocked with the right []

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Muffin Mania

Muffin Mania Posted on 2015-03-28 Tags: kitchen It started with banana bread. I have been craving banana bread all week. I would have to buy too many bananas for only one bread, so I thought, I might as well make two and take some in to work. After checking my recipe, I decided against it: []

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Cake Brownies with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Cake Brownies with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting Posted on 2015-06-28 Tags: chocolate cake recipe These are far more cake than brownies. The chocolate flavor is light, so you absolutely need the frosting. I'm probably going to try a chocolate buttercreme next time. This isn't the first time I've made this, and they're tasty for what []

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Banana Bread

Banana Bread Posted on 2015-04-05 Tags: bread fruit redo recipe Banana bread is my favorite thing to do with bananas. Growing up, we frequently had bananas laying around. If I just waited patiently, they'd get overripe, and we'd make banana bread. Moist, rich banana bread, warmed and buttered, makes a wonderful quick breakfast. So, I []

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