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Pizza Pockets (Frango redo)


Frango means chicken in Portuguese so I can’t call these by that name, there’s no chicken in them like the ones in my cookbook. But, I made these just like I do the old and new frangoes. “What had happened … Continue reading

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Roasted Garlic Soup via Vitamixer


Costco has changed my life. To be honest, that is an overstatement. However, since I did buy some garlic IN BULK (meaning more than I could use in three years) and freshness was coming into question, I had to create … Continue reading

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Eggplant Parmesan Dip


The artichoke and spinach dip was a success, so what next? Hmmm, there is a beautiful eggplant in the ‘frig acquired just yesterday. What kind of dip could that become? Ajvar is a pate’ of roasted eggplant and sweet peppers … Continue reading

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Pantry Raid #19: Lasagna


Found some more browned ground beef from the prepping the pantry day hiding in the freezer. Having that on hand made putting the lasagna together so much easier. All the cooking I had to do was boil the noodles. Then … Continue reading

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Pantry Raid #17: Homemade Pizza


With a homemade whole wheat pizza crust recipe (from my sister, Krisan), I had plenty to top it off with. ….like the last of the browned ground beef from the freezer from Pantry Prepping Day. I also got some “stow bot” … Continue reading

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Pantry Raid #16: Whole Wheat Gnocchi


Tonight’s invention WILL be shared but not recommended. If anyone out there can “fix” this dish, please share. Well, to be honest it was voted 2 for and 1 against. I had bought some whole wheat gnocchi with sweet potato … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 37 – Pizza Supreme


While having lunch with my grandson to celebrate his 8th birthday, we brainstormed potential soup ideas. Tonight’s version was suggested then and tested while he and his family joined us for Christmas. Pizza Supreme (or Meat Lover’s Pizza) was a … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 1- Cream of Chicken and Noodle


The coolness of the night called for soup. What is available in the freezer of cabinet? Found: box of noodles and frozen baked chicken, shredded. Guess it’s going to be chicken noodle. (This soup prompted a 40 day adventure. My … Continue reading

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Cookbook Update #1 recipe testing


This afternoon I was able to get more writing done and only have a few more stories to complete.   This evening I tested two recipes.  Guess I know what we are having for dinner!  Stuffed mushroom caps and Brazilian pizza.  I … Continue reading

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Chicken and Bacon Alfredo Penne tester needed!!!!


I created this dish with available ingredients one day.  Later I at least remembered what I had used but not how much.  Because I already had the chicken baked and lots of penne pasta, I just threw all the rest … Continue reading

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