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Stuffed Chicken Recipe

Bacon, Goat Cheese & Basil Stuffed Chicken Recipe


This Bacon, Goat Cheese & Basil Stuffed Chicken recipe takes boring old chicken breasts up a whole lot of notches. Making stuffed chicken breasts does not have to be a difficult endeavor and it’s a lot easier than it sounds. Simply butterfly a chicken breast, stuff with all your favorite things, fold closed, secure with toothpicks and bake. This is…

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Pickle-Braised Chicken Thighs with Cauliflower “Rice”

Pickle Braised Chicken Thighs with Cauliflower Rice Recipe


Here’s a delicious recipe for your next summer get together. These Pickle Braised Chicken Thighs with Cauliflower Rice is quick and easy to prep and then you can do other things while it cooks. The dill pickle juice adds a wonderful briny flavor to this recipe. If you find the finished flavor is too strong for your tastes, it can…

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Easy Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Easy Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe


Guest Post by Nathan Bomer My wife and I are always on the lookout for super easy dinner recipes. We have two elementary school aged kids, so weeknights can be a bit crazy. Here is a recipe that we found a few years ago, and it fits all of our most important criteria- few ingredients, easy preparation, tasty, healthy, and…

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Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Bacon Recipe

Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Bacon Recipe


I know brussels sprouts get a bad rap, but this delicious side dish is full of caramelized flavor punctuated by tasty bits of bacon (YAY BACON!). This is one of the only ways that I really love brussels sprouts. I mean, really, add bacon to anything and it tastes better, in my opinion. Pair this dish with pork chops or roasted…

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Mayo-Free Broccoli Bacon Salad with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

Mayo-Free Broccoli Bacon Salad with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe


This mayo-free broccoli bacon salad with toasted pumpkin seeds is lightly dressed. The chilled broccoli salad is great for picnics, potlucks, and other casual get-togethers. The mayonnaise-free dressing adds a boost of bright flavor thanks to the fresh lemon juice and zest, while the crisp-tender broccoli and pumpkin seeds add a satisfying crunch. This is a great side dish to…

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Ranch-Rubbed Roasted Pork Chops Recipe

Ranch-Rubbed Roasted Pork Chops Recipe


There is no need to buy expensive pre-packaged ranch dressing or seasoning when it is so easy to make your own. We try to make as much of our own seasoning mix as possible because it tends to be lower in sodium AND we know exactly what is in it. You can use the dry ranch seasoning recipe as a…

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drunken strawberry crepe recipe

Drunken Strawberry Crepe Recipe


Last year I was in the Finger Lakes region of New York and took a crepe making class. I swore I was going to make crepes all the time after that and, as you can probably guess, that didn’t happen. What did happen is life and the crepe mix just sat in the pantry. Fast forward to this March and…

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Easy Spicy Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

Easy Spicy Roasted Cauliflower Recipe


Cauliflower seems to be all the rage right now. Mashed cauliflower, roasted cauliflower, cauliflower pizza crusts and so much more. The food manufacturers have even gotten on board and you can find cauliflower not only in the fresh produce department but I’ve also spotted it in the freezer section so it’s easy to find ingredients for this spicy roasted cauliflower…

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Arugula, Portobello, & Feta Frittata Recipe

Arugula, Portobello, & Feta Frittata Recipe


I’ve been searching for more delicious yet easy meals to make. I decided to mix up a frittata recipe with arugula, portobello mushrooms, and feta cheese. I know feta isn’t everyone’s favorite cheese so it can be replaced with goat cheese or a mild cheddar or even cream cheese. As a rule, frittatas are often prepared in well-seasoned cast iron skillets…

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locations wine portuguese

Locations Wines Review


Another round of Locations Wines tasting with friends happened again and my friends were very happy to help me taste them and give their input on what they liked and didn’t like.Locations Wines take grapes from a region and blends them together to create a wine that represents that area. I received another two shipments of wine from Locations. The…

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