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Instant Pot Pot Roast

We continue to sing the praises of our Instant Pot®. Whenever we let the afternoon get away from us without the pre-planning necessary for a nice dinner, the Instant Pot® comes to our rescue. This recipe is another winner; we … Continue reading

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Sheet Pan Chicken

We have found sheet pan meals to be a disarming retort to the dreaded “What’s for dinner?” whine. This recipe also seems to bring summer to the table. We found this gem from Debbie Matenopoulos on the Hallmark’s Home & … Continue reading

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Beef Pot Roast with Red Wine Gravy

If you’re not familiar with Romertopf®, it is a type of earthenware. The Römertopf® is made using some types of clay. The clay is porous and left unglazed, allowing the Romertopf® to breathe during the cooking process. Food cooked in … Continue reading

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Crash Hot Potatoes

This recipe comes from the March 2013 issue of Prevention magazine. Any recipe calling for a potato masher is a must try! The results are great, and we look forward to trying more variations as the grilling season arrives. For now, … Continue reading

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Creamy Winter Vegetable Soup

This recipe might be called “Clean Out the Vegetable Bin” or “Chop ’til You Drop,” but Creamy Winter Vegetable Soup is the name Rachael Ray gave it on Food Network, so that’s the name for the blog, too. The link … Continue reading

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Herbed Pork Roast

We found a combination of recipes for last Sunday’s dinner in the Spring 2013 Penzeys catalog. What appealed to us about this first recipe was the easy preparation and the combination of spices for the herb crust. The recipe is … Continue reading

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Chickpea Salad

This cold salad recipe comes from Rachael Ray. And guess what? It doesn’t have any tomatoes in it! Just that was a selling point as we are starting to see tomatoes in our sleep! Seriously, this is a great side … Continue reading

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Rosemary Roasted Beets

We received a bunch of yellow beets from our local farm source, and we are in the process of harvesting our herbs before the first freeze kills them. The juxtaposition of these two events led us to wonder if there … Continue reading

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Standing Rib Roast

We broke with our usual Christmas tradition and served a standing rib roast for Christmas dinner. Well, OK, we did have beef tenderloin for Christmas last year, but in this household, change is incremental! (Of course, we couldn’t make a … Continue reading

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Beef Short Ribs

We made this recipe from Ina Garten (the Barefoot Contessa) recently. You can find the recipe from her show on Food Network here. We used less wine than she recommended (an entire bottle). Half that amount was plenty! We served … Continue reading

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