Monthly Archives: June 2015

Cream Cheese Danish Braid

   This definitely goes down on the list of things I have made that turned out very well. Not only does it look great but it tasted pretty good as well. I was impressed with myself for how it turned … Continue reading

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Creamy Sweet Potato Soup

   As I think I have mentioned before, it feels a little backwards to be making recipes out of magazines that were from the fall/winter months in the summer (and vice versa). This was definitely one of thse recipes (soup … Continue reading

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Berry Tiramisu 

   In a moment of miscommunication my wife and I both went to the store (different stores) and we both came home with 2 packages of strawberries. Now, while we like strawberries, that was a lot of strawberries to try … Continue reading

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Soba Noodles with Cumin Lamb

   Having lamb readily available (there is almost always some in our freezer) leads me to make almost every lamb dish I come across. Some turn out better than others. This one is firmly in the area of “not bad, … Continue reading

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Cowboy Sirloin Steak with Sweet and Smoky Beans

   Moving on to the November 2013 issue of Cooking Light magazine, I must say that it feels backwards that I am using issues of a magazine from the fall/winter in the middle of summer. The dishes are all still … Continue reading

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Biscuit Topped Chicken Potpie

   This is the last recipe I wanted to make out of the September 2013 issue of Cooking Light magazine. Sadly it didn’t turn out so well. I admit that I made a few changes but I’m not sure that the … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Roll Cheesecake

   For quite awhile it seemed as if I was always making a cheesecake. And then, for some reason I stopped. Maybe the novelty wore of. Maybe I got tired of the effort. Maybe it was an attempt to eat … Continue reading

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Japanese Chicken Meatballs with Udon Noodles

   This recipe was inspired by this recipe from Cooking Light magazine (September 2013 issue). I say inspired as the recipe makes them an appetizer while I turned it into more of spaghetti and meatballs. Plus I made enough changes, in my opinion … Continue reading

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Peach and Pepper Salsa

   The same relative who suggested the New Mexico Style enchiladas (see previous post) made a few other suggestions from a family cookbook. This wasn’t one of them specifically but happened to be on the same page as some of … Continue reading

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Enchiladas – New Mexico Style

   As I have mentioned before, I am somewhat of a sucker for Mexican food. So, when a relative suggested I try this I needed to give it a whirl. It is a unique dish, in my opinion, but overall … Continue reading

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