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Provencal Chicken with Vegetables

October 27, 2011 | By andrea | Comments Off on Provencal Chicken with Vegetables | Filed in: Chicken, Comfort Food, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes.

Not only is this recipe for Provencal Chicken with Vegetables easy enough for a weeknight meal, but it’s also delicious enough to serve to company. The flavorful chicken is rubbed with Dijon mustard and Herbes de Provence then roasted in the same pan as the vegetables. Serve with roasted potatoes or crusty bread. P.S. As • Read More »

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Steak Hoagies with Mushrooms, Onions, and Peppers

September 28, 2011 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Beef, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sandwich.

This easy, home-style version of the Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich makes a great weeknight or game day meal. The recipe calls for strip steaks (aka New York steaks), a tender and flavorful cut of beef. Serve with kettle-style potato chips, fresh veggies and dip. Enjoy!  Steak Hoagies with Mushrooms, Onions, and Peppers -recipe from Cook’s Country • Read More »

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Sweet and Spicy Coleslaw

July 11, 2011 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Quick Cooking, Salad, Side Dish, Vegetable, Vegetarian.

With all the summer entertaining going on, this recipe for Sweet and Spicy Coleslaw is a great side dish to add to your cooking arsenal. Not only does it go well with a variety of grilled foods and other sides, it’s nice to see something other than pasta salad or canned baked beans at a potluck. Plus, • Read More »

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Devil’s Mess…a heavenly scramble

March 5, 2011 | By andrea | 8 Comments | Filed in: Breakfast, Eggs, Quick Cooking, Recipes.

I love scrambles! When I’m not ordering pancakes at a breakfast place, I’ll go with an egg dish like a scramble. This particular recipe has some of my favorite ingredients: spicy Andouille sausage, mushrooms, spinach, onions and, of course, eggs. And while I don’t think the devil should get any credit for something good, this dish gets its • Read More »

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Italian Wedding Soup

February 3, 2011 | By andrea | 6 Comments | Filed in: Chicken, Italian, Main Dish, Pasta, Recipes, Soup/Stew.

My first thought was, “Do Italian people really eat this at weddings?” I’m not Italian so it’s an honest question, don’t you think? After a little research, though, I learned that the “wedding” part refers to the fact that the vegetables and meat go well together in this Italian-American soup (hence the marriage). Whatever the history, it’s • Read More »

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Zucchini Caponata

September 6, 2010 | By andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in: Appetizer, Condiment, Dip, Italian, Recipes, Side Dish, Summer, Vegetable, Vegetarian.

If you’re looking for a way to use up some of that summer zucchini, try this recipe for Zucchini Caponata. The combo of zucchini, tomatoes and olives makes a great topping for grilled bread or a quick, fresh sauce for cooked pasta. I bet it would also be really good as a topping for grilled chicken • Read More »

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Quick Turkey Enchiladas

May 4, 2010 | By andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in: Casserole, Main Dish, Mexican, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Turkey.

If you’re looking for a new recipe to make for Cinco de Mayo (or any Mexi-themed meal), try these Quick Turkey Enchiladas! They’re super easy to make and quite tasty! I made a few substitutions based on what I had on hand, such as using a shredded Mexican Four Cheese Blend instead of Monterey Jack cheese. • Read More »

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Make-Ahead Sweet & Sour Cocktail Meatballs

December 14, 2009 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Appetizer, Beef, Pork, Recipes.

Every party needs a few meaty appetizers to keep the festivities rolling. That’s why I brought these Sweet & Sour Cocktail Meatballs to a party recently. Sure, you can buy store-bought meatballs but I thought these were delicious and worth the effort to make (they are firmer in texture than some spongy, store-bought types). Plus, you can • Read More »

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Rib-Eyes with Balsamic Onion & Tomato Salsa

April 17, 2009 | By andrea | Comments Off on Rib-Eyes with Balsamic Onion & Tomato Salsa | Filed in: Beef, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes.

  Here’s a good, quick springtime recipe if you’re hankering for a steak. The colors and flavors of the tomato salsa are vibrant and fresh, and it adds an Italian flare to the pan-seared rib-eyes. This is an easy recipe to cut in half if you’re only cooking for two (or even one). I served the steak with • Read More »

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