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White Enchiladas

So I like the taste of Enchiladas, but I LOVE white enchiladas!  I am however, not a fan of the way the tortillas usually turn out when I roll them, regardless of which type I make.   This recipe is so flavorful and it’s a great way to use up left over cooked chicken or turkey.  The corn […]

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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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Sweet Potato Au Gratin

Both Bill and I enjoy sweet potatoes.  He tends request them over the white ones, but we really eat them because of their flavor and not necessarily because they are healthier then the white variety.  Sweet potatoes can be substituted for white potatoes in many recipes.  Like regular potatoes, sweet potatoes can be baked, mashed or roasted for […]

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Cream Cheese and Chive Wontons

I tend to go in streaks of serving Wontons, which are made by placing a small amount of filling in the center of a square wrapper (a dough skin made of flour, egg, water, and salt) and sealing it into the desired shape by compressing the wrapper’s edges together with fingers.  Super simple and delicious when filled with […]

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