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London Broil from the oven

Easy London Broil Recipe

An easy London Broil recipe for the oven!  You’ll love the results. I hate waste.  To me, waste represents the absolute worst thing we can do to the environment.  After all the work of production, all the energy that’s been used in creating something to eat or wear or use . . . to then see it thrown away is just a terrible shame. That’s …

Kansas Bierocks

Kansas Bierocks Recipe

If you’ve never had a bierock (we pronounce it BEER-OCK in Kansas where I grew up), you are really missing a treat. This authentic Kansas Bierocks Recipe using ground beef comes from Ellis, Kansas, center of the Germans-from-Russia (Volga-Deutsch) settlements that sprung up all over Kansas and Nebraska in the 1870s. I am very proud of my Volga-Deutsch heritage. Frankly, it distresses me when I …

The Week’s Best Recipes

The Week’s Best Recipes If you’re like me, you get an inbox full of recipes every week from all the websites you’ve browsed through. But do you really have time to go through all of them to sort out the wheat from the chaff? Probably not. But I do! Here’s this week’s collection of best recipes from across the web. Take a peek and see …

Fresh salmon rubbed with rosemary and garlic

Easy Oven Baked Salmon

If you’ve never attempted fish at home, you really should try this Easy Oven Baked Salmon Recipe. Five ingredients, including the fish, and 15 to 20 minutes of baking time make it perfect for an impressive meal. What’s even better is that it’s basically foolproof! It’s baked uncovered in the oven, and with a few pointers, you can easily tell just when it’s perfectly done. …

Roasted Turkey Breast

Roasted Turkey Breast 3 Ways

Simple ingredients in a no-fuss recipe delivers delicious, juicy results every time. With 3 versions of spice rub to choose from. These days, a trip to the store is always a crapshoot. You never know what you’re going to find, and you’d better be ready to snap it up if it’s available. This week it was bone-in turkey breast, so we bought two – one …

Santa Fe Style Carne Adovada

One of the most intimidating things about cooking an international dish like this Santa Fe Style Carne Adovada is recognizing the variations in ingredients.  Dwaine and I will often walk around a grocery in Puerto Vallarta and marvel at the enormous variety in vegetables they have compared to our paltry selection here in Denver.  Dozens of chilies, all shapes, sizes and colors, as well as …

Chicken Divan

Chicken Divan from Scratch

No “cream-of-Something”, no artificial flavors, no preservatives – just creamy, tasty chicken goodness! That’s the secret behind this Chicken Divan Casserole recipe I made the other night for friends. I checked my freezer and had 4 nice chicken breasts, so a Chicken Divan from Scratch sounded perfect.  It bakes in the oven without a lot of fuss, so I can enjoy the guests while the …

Oven Baked Country Style Ribs

Oven Baked Country Style Ribs

You’ve probably come across packages of “Country Style Ribs” in your grocery.  If you’re like me, you wondered “So, what’s the difference between these and just regular ‘ribs’?”  Well, they’re not the same, and that means you need to prepare them a little differently than you would a regular rack of pork ribs.  This recipe for Oven Baked Country Style Ribs is super-simple, and produces …

Dublin Coddle

Traditional Dublin Coddle Recipe

I grew up Catholic, and back in the day, it was considered a “no-no” to eat before Mass. So you’d get up, wash and brush and find your church shoes and load up in the car. Sometime between the homily and communion, your stomach would start growling. During the last hymn, you’d be fidgeting in the pew, aching to get out. Then you’d pack back …

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