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Baby EggPlant Parmesan

You can find fresh eggplants in the grocery store year-round, but they’re at their peak in late summer.  Even though it’s barely summer here in Minnesota, I found some fresh “Baby” eggplants at Costco! The most common variety is the large, dark-purple globe eggplant.  When you’re shopping for them, look for smooth, shiny skins with fresh-looking […]

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Halibut, Risotto and Roasted Carrot, Ginger Puree

I was recently preparing some Halibut and wanted to change the flavor profile up a bit and created this dish based on ingredients that I had on hand in the fridge.  Risotto is a north Italian rice dish that is really not all that hard to prepare, but you need to give yourself a half hour […]

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Halibut & Tilapia Fish Taco’s with Cilantro and Lime Cabbage

Bill and I love fish taco’s.  I try to change them up a bit based on ingredients that I have on hand.  They are simple and delicious!  One of our favorite Costco finds are the Tortilla Crusted Tilapia filet’s.  They are easy to prepare and so flavorful!  Each fillet is around 4 oz, and I like how you […]

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Pan Fried Crappies with Tarter Sauce

Earlier this winter, our son Nicholas and his fiance’s dad Chad gave us a couple of bags of freshwater crappie fillets that they had caught ice fishing on Lake Mille Lacs.  Crappies are a feisty freshwater species in the sunfish family.  They are popular game fish that are often caught by anglers fishing with minnows, worms or small jigs. […]

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Scallops with Chorizo Cream Broth

I came across some Chorizo in my freezer and was thinking of different ways of cooking it.  The date impressed me and serves as a reminder of why I love my FoodSaver so much!  It had been frozen for over a year and was in perfect condition. I know if it had been stored in a […]

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