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Italian Meatballs

Italian Meatballs These are very easy to make, freeze well, and go in anything from spaghetti sauce to soup to sub sandwiches.  Or you can just have them plain as your main dish.  Beef and pork is traditional, but I...

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Dilled Salmon

Dilled Salmon Easy, simple, and yummy. Ingredients mayo or ranch dressing dill pepper thinly sliced lemon boneless, skinless salmon fillet Directions Preheat oven and baking sheet to 375 degrees F.  (that way, you don’t lose time while your baking pan...

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Spinach and Feta Cheese Pizza

Spinach and Feta Cheese Pizza Makes one 12-inch pizza Ingredients 1 12-inch pizza shell (see pizza dough recipe) 3 Tbsps olive oil 2 or 3 large garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 tsp dried, or 2 tsp fresh dill (chopped if...

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Crispy Fried Basa

Crispy Fried Basa You will be amazed what a crispy crust this produces without any oil.  Basa has a mild flavor and a delicate texture, with no “fishy” taste or smell.  Use this method with any mild flavored white fish...

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Pizza Dough Recipe

Pizza Dough Makes the perfect not-too-thick, not-too-thin pizza crust for your favorite pizza.  If you like a thinner crust, divide the dough into three and use 12 inch pans.  If you prefer a thicker crust, divide the dough into two...

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Margarita Pizza

Margarita Pizza Tomato, garlic, fresh basil, and mozzarella. Sometimes the simplest is the best. servings: Makes one 12-inch pizza Ingredients 1 12-inch pizza shell (see dough recipe) 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 or 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 3 ripe...

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Roast Chicken

Roast Chicken The classic. Looks good and tastes even better. Feeds about 6 people Ingredients 1 roasting chicken – about 5 pounds ½ onion ½ lemon 2 large cloves garlic 2 tsp olive oil ¾ tsp dried thyme ½ tsp...

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Pan Seared Salmon

Pan Seared Salmon Simple, quick, easy, and good for you.  And oh yes, yummy!  If you are restricting salt, then leave out the Old Bay.  If not, it is worth seeking this spice mix out – it is indispensable on...

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Mc’D” Special Sauce Light

Mc”D” Special Sauce Light This is a lightened up version of a copycat recipe that was originally posted on Recipezaar. I have used plain Greek yogurt in place of mayonnaise, and Splenda in place of sugar. It looks and tastes...

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Mc”D” Special Sauce

I have been making this copycat recipe of McDonald’s special burger sauce for years.  It really does look and taste exactly like the real thing!  It is better if you make it up a day in advance, to give the...

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Roast Pork Loin

Garlic Studded Roast Pork Loin Simple and quick to make, but so delicious, and pretty enough for company. A boneless pork loin is studded with garlic, surrounded by potatoes, rubbed with a simple blend of seasonings, and then roasted to...

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Beef Stroganoff

Can be made with either sliced beef steak or meatballs. Serve over rice or noodles. servings: Makes 4 servings prep time: 2 hr (includes marinating) total time: 3 hr Ingredients 2 pounds beef chuck roast or sirloin steak 1/3 cup...

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Pork Rub

Pork Rub:   1 ½ Tbsp Splenda Brown 2 tsp Garlic Powder 2 tsp Chili Powder ½ tsp Black Pepper  ½ tsp Oregano Leaves ½ tsp salt       Directions: Combine seasonings. Coat your pork chops evenly with the...

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Perfectly Seasoned Steak

Start with a good quality tender cut, such as strip loin or T-bone. It should be at least 1 inch and preferably 1 1/2 inches thick. Season each side with a few shakes of Lea & Perrins Worcestershire sauce, and...