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A Tasty Challenge


Once upon a time someone had an idea to mix peanut butter and chocolate. Maybe it sounded weird at first but it sure has passed the test of time….love peanut butter cups. Who thought cream cheese would be good in … Continue reading

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Pantry Raid #15: Quinoa and Black Beans


Cover dish night at church. What to take, what to take? Ah, the package of quinoa I picked up at the grocery store a while back. I usually sauteed some squash but didn’t have those. But I did have half … Continue reading

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Pantry Raid #10: Black Bean Burgers


  Working my way through boxes of papers from who knows when, I came across a hand-scribbled note on a torn paper with a restaurant’s famous black bean burger recipe. The waitress was so nice to share their specialty item … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 34 Black bean and Cumin


Quick, make a soup, more family is coming for the holidays. (Two sons already home, a family of 4 coming tonight.) So, throw a bag of dried black beans in a crock pot on high with plenty of water to … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 8-Cumin Beef and Beans


After driving/riding for over 10 hours and getting in after midnight, what soup could be quickly made before going to bed? O.k., what’s on hand? Ground beef, an onion left from the bag for Thanksgiving, and always minced garlic. Start … Continue reading

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