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Slow-Cooker Scalloped Potatoes

Scalloped potatoes are great, but the usual preparation requires the better part of an hour in the oven. That’s OK if you don’t have any other dishes requiring other temperature settings in competition for time in the oven. Reheating is … Continue reading

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Pasta with Italian Sausage and Swiss Chard

We had leftover farfalle pasta from a recent recipe (check our earlier January 2018 blog entries), and we came across a recipe for pasta, Italian sausage, and Swiss chard. Of course, we could not leave the recipe alone; modification and … Continue reading

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Pasta with Broccoli, Peas, Mushrooms and Tomatoes

“Healthy” foods are all the rage, and we sometimes wonder what all the fuss is about. Foods are healthy if they are consumed in reasonable portions, taking account that some foods have higher caloric content by weight (so-called caloric density). … Continue reading

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Baked Lasagna with Italian Sausage

We tried this recipe last night because we happened to have all the ingredients on hand! This was one of the better lasagna recipes we have prepared. The source is Kathy Nicholson of Plano, Texas. The recipe appears in the … Continue reading

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Fettucine Bolognese

When we think about pasta meat sauce, the trinity of onion, celery, and carrot combined with evaporated milk does not come to mind, but this recipe from Ellie Krieger in her book The Food You Crave on page 163 proved … Continue reading

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Italian Lentil and Broccoli Stew

We started with this recipe from Prevention magazine January 2011 edition, but added shredded beef and substituted some leftover sauted green beans for the broccoli. Once we made it, we realized the stew would have been excellent without the beef. … Continue reading

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