Chris' Recipes

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Pork, Curry Wild Rice Soup

I prepared this soup earlier in March, but thought since it’s going to get cold again at the end of the week, this might be a consideration for your dinner table.  I had a couple of large, leftover boneless pork chops on hand and decided to make a pork version of my wild rice soup! […]

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Angle Hair Chicken Hot Dish

What people in most other parts of the country call casserole, Minnesotans call “Hotdish” and according to Wikipedia, is a variety of a casserole that typically contains a starch, a meat or other protein, a canned or frozen vegetable, and mixed with canned soup.  It’s history goes back to when budget-minded farm wives needed to feed […]

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Slow Cooker “Baked” Potatoes

I recently caught this tip on the weekend show “The Kitchen” and I wondered, why didn’t I think of that?  I didn’t want to run the oven the other day as it was hot outside and I had my son Andrew coming over for dinner.  He’s a pretty good eater and appreciates a good meal, […]

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Beef Stock

Bill and I were recently treated to an amazing dinner at Manny’s Steakhouse, on Marquette Ave. in Minneapolis, MN.  We are clients of a good friend who is a huge fan of steak, so we were thrilled when he chose this high-end place to take us out to dinner.  Here, diners choose cuts from a rolling meat cart and […]

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Chicken Pot Pie

Winter months in Minnesota call for warm, comfort food.  It’s unusual for me to travel without Bill, but I recently participated in a mission trip to Haiti!  It was an amazing life changing experience and I can’t wait to visit friends I met there again soon!  Although I had made arrangements before I left and prepared […]

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