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Green Bean Stir-Fry

Once we embarked on Asian slow-cooker beef brisket, we wanted a vegetable side dish that would complement that shredded beef. These stir-fry beans exceeded all expectations; some at the table thought the beans were actually the star of the culinary … Continue reading

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Spicy Hummus

We went to two Greek restaurants, Taverna Opa and Kouzzina’s,  on our recent trip to Orlando, Florida. We have included more about those restaurants and others we ate at while in Florida under the category Akkermans’ Eat-Out on the home … Continue reading

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Spicy Soy-Glazed Short Ribs

We made this rib recipe in our slow cooker recently. We used the Schwans boneless rib meat, and we put it in the slow cooker right out of the freezer (no thawing). The flavors in this recipe are a delicious … Continue reading

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Asian Pork Tenderloin

This recipe comes from Emeril Lagasse in 2003. The Asian essence spice blend is detailed in a separate blog entry. We included the snow peas Emeril Lagasse had with the pork tenderloins because the combination was excellent. We have served … Continue reading

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Chicken and Cashews

This recipe comes with an accompanying recipe for a rice pilaf. The overall flavor is Asian, but the flavor is robust, not overwhelmingly spicy. This is a good solution for a weekday meal The recipe is from Cooking Light 2009, … Continue reading

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