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5 July, 2016

Homemade Buttermilk Ranch

Homemade Buttermilk Ranch
Posted in : Appetizer, Dresssing, Sauce, Vegetable on by : dave
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Making dressings as at home is just one of those things that you should do.  It’s not only healthier but it’s also more economical.  However, I don’t always do it.  It is often easier to grab a bottle from shelf and be done with it.  But, for special occasions I do try to make my own at
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5 August, 2014

Grilled Turkey Pitas (Ara’yes)

Grilled Turkey Pitas (Ara’yes)
Posted in : Appetizer, Burgers, Cheese, Grilling, pita, Sandwiches, Turkey on by : dave
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This recipe was inspired by Ara’yes, a popular Middle Eastern dish where seasoned ground meat is tucked into pita bread and grilled.  The bread gets crispy and slightly charred on the outside, while inside, the meat cooks and soaks the bread with rich flavor.  The end result is better than any cheeseburger you’ve ever had.  Even though traditional
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12 June, 2014

Tortilla Crusted Tilapia with Lime-Chipotle Crema

Tortilla Crusted Tilapia with Lime-Chipotle Crema
Posted in : Seafood on by : dave
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I made this tilapia the other day when my dad came over for dinner.  I was looking for something fast and simple since I knew I already had the tilapia in my fridge.  I went into the pantry and noticed a bunch of unused hard taco shells.  I decided those shells would make the perfect
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18 February, 2014

Tostada Bowls

Tostada Bowls
Posted in : Appetizer, Beans, Beef, Mexican, Turkey on by : dave
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We love Mexican food in our house, so it should come as no surprise that I make all sorts of tacos, quesadillas and burritos whenever I can.  However, it’s also nice to mix it up and come up with new ways to use some of the same ingredients, which is where these Tostada Bowls come
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3 December, 2013

Sportsbar Potato Skins

Sportsbar Potato Skins
Comments : 2 Posted in : Appetizer, Potatoes on by : dave
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Being able to re-create your sports bar favorites at home is an excellent skill to master.  By doing so, you’ll save money and most likely calories, without sacrificing taste.  Potato skins are one of those sports bar staples that you should be making at home, because they are really easy and cheap.  I made some
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4 September, 2013

Bite-Size Loaded Baked Potatoes

Bite-Size Loaded Baked Potatoes
Posted in : Appetizer, Potatoes, Recipe on by : dave
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These fun little bite-size baked potatoes deliver all the flavor of regular baked potato in just one bite.  I made them for a Labor Day party and they were a huge hit.  Kids and adults loved the idea of picking up a fully-loaded baked potato and eating it in one bite.  The short ingredient list
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3 July, 2013

Southwest Steak Bowl with Roasted Tomato Salsa

Southwest Steak Bowl with Roasted Tomato Salsa
Posted in : Grilling, Mexican, Recipe, Rice on by : dave
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When I set out to make this recipe the other night, I was not intending for it to end up on my blog.  However, I really liked how everything came together and wanted to share it with you all.  The only problem was that I hadn’t been taking pictures throughout the cooking process as I
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5 June, 2013

Chorizo and Turkey Chili

Chorizo and Turkey Chili
Posted in : Mexican, Recipe, Spices, Turkey on by : dave
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Making chili at this time of year sounds odd, but here in Chicago we have been experiencing rather mild weather.  In fact, I had to pull the comforter out the other night, as it was quite chilly sleeping with the windows open.  And who says chili has to be eaten only in cold weather?  I
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