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One-Pan Cuban Chicken with Rice and Beans

One-pot meals not only simplify meal preparation but kitchen clean-up as well. We recently made this dish from marthastewart.com to rave reviews from the family. For authenticity, use cooked black beans, but as the website notes, any other drained beans … Continue reading

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Beef Tenderloin with Veggies

Sorry, no review of restaurant cuisine or fabulous nightlife from New Year’s Eve here. Instead, we stayed home and made this great dish for a cold, cold night. Thanks to Joy Bauer on the Today show for giving us a … Continue reading

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Smoky Grilled Vegetables with Cilantro-Mint Drizzle

We had the grill going and the hickory chips smoking. Luckily, we found this grilled vegetable dish to prepare alongside the chicken thighs. Even better, the herb drizzle for the recipe matched the profile for the thighs, too! You will … Continue reading

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Beer Can Bacon Burgers

For the meat lovers out there, you have to try this dish. Now that recipes for beer can chicken abound, someone had to try this–beer can burgers. We’re not kidding! So for our Memorial Day cookout, we decided to try … Continue reading

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Chopped Salad

We have a frequent dinner guest who claims to like salad “except for all the lettuce leaves.” If you have a guest like that, or even if you don’t, try this chopped salad recipe the next time you grill. We … Continue reading

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Spanish White Bean and Potato Stew

We have not had much success with slow cooker recipes that used some form of sausage as the central ingredient. Our blog followers have seen one or two exceptions in the past, but the current recipe is simply an outstanding … Continue reading

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Deviled Crab Dip

We had a party this month, and we decided to go with a “Low Country” theme. The dishes were supposed to represent cuisine from the eastern parts of the Carolinas and Georgia near the Atlantic coast. In case we have … Continue reading

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