Monthly Archives: April 2011

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Topsy Turvy Egg Bake ★★★★ 2 English muffins, torn into crumb-size bits 1 bunch broccolini, trimmed and cut into ½-inch pieces (I ended up with broccoli rabe because that’s what the grocery store had) 1 large shallot, chopped 5 oz. … Continue reading

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White Lasagne with Parmigiano Besciamella ★★★★★ ¾ cup minced shallots (I had 4) 8 tablespoons butter ½ cup all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg 3 ¾ cups whole milk 1 cup chicken broth 2 large eggs, lightly beaten ½ cup dry Marsala … Continue reading

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Macaroni and Cheese Primavera ★★★★★ 16 ounces elbow macaroni 14 1/2 ounce can Diced Tomatoes, drained 14 1/2 ounce can Cut Green Beans, drained 12 ounces Cheddar Cheese, shredded 2 cups 2% Milk ⅛ teaspoon Cayenne Pepper ½ teaspoon Black Pepper ½ … Continue reading

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Brisket ★★★ 4 baking potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch slices 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 5- to 6-pound first-cut or flat-cut brisket 2 large onions, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch slices 4 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 12-ounce can beer … Continue reading

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Black Pepper Salmon with Dill Smashed Potatoes ★★★★ 1 ½ lbs. small red potatoes, cut into 2″ cubes 24 ounces salmon fillet 1 tablespoon coarsely ground black pepper 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil ¼ cup chopped dill Preheat oven to … Continue reading

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I get to post two recipes tried today because we had friends over and I prepared two soups in the slow cooker. One friend brought salad and bread and another brought cake. Black Bean Chipotle Soup ★★★★★ 1 lb. dry … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Grilled Cheese ★★★★★ 3 ounces cream cheese, softened ¾ cup mayonnaise 4 ounces shredded cheddar cheese 4 ounces shredded mozzarella ½ teaspoon garlic powder ⅛ teaspoon seasoned salt 10 slices Italian bread 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened … Continue reading

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Sakura

Thursday night we celebrated the in-laws 37th anniversary with dinner at Sakura in Westminster. The reviews on Urban Spoon were not very encouraging, but I’m always interested in trying new places. The menu was not overwhelming, which I liked. I … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Pancakes ★★★ 2 cups Bisquick mix 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 eggs, beaten 1 cup milk 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Butter Stir pancake mix and cinnamon in large bowl until well blended. Stir in eggs, milk, … Continue reading

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Pasta with Peas, Chives & Cream Sauce ★★★★★ 1 lb. dried angel hair pasta 1 ½ cups heavy cream ½ cup milk kosher salt and pepper 1 cup (4 ounces) grated Parmesan 1 10-ounce package frozen peas, thawed 2 tablespoons chopped … Continue reading

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