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Swiss Steak with Mushrooms and Onions

Swiss Steak with Mushrooms and Onions We grew up with Swiss Steak. It was a staple in the 50’s and 60’s, which we carried into our families. There are many versions. Our families and neighbors made a version with tomatoes or tomato sauce. This version doesn’t use tomatoes, but still has one thing in common. […]

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New Potato and Pea Curry

New Potato and Pea Curry

New Potato and Pea Curry This New Potato and Pea Curry is a tasty vegetarian/vegan dish, which is great alone or can served as a side dish. The Madras Curry Powder and other spices combine to offer a sensory experience for both for your nose and your mouth.  The textures of the potatoes and peas […]

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Basmati Rice Pilaf

Basmati Rice Pilaf Basmati Rice Pilaf is a twist on traditional rice pilaf, since it is made with Basmati rice, mint, other fragrant spices and a touch of saffron. The spices and Basmati rice are all part of the Mediterranean and Indian/Pakistani cuisines where versions of rice pilaf is found. The additional spices create almost […]

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Aleppo Pepper Chicken Kebabs

Aleppo Pepper Chicken Kebabs Aleppo Pepper Chicken Kebabs are an excellent way to explore the flavors of the Middle East where you marinate your chicken, beef or tofu in yogurt and spices. Marinating in yogurt helps to make the meats tender and moist due to the lactic acid in the yogurt. The Aleppo Chile Pepper […]

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Slow Cooker Chicken Stew

Slow Cooker Chicken Stew We love our Slow Cooker Chicken Stew since like all slow cooker recipes, once all set, you can leave it alone until ready. It also has a hearty stew consistency with the potatoes, carrots and peas. This recipe uses chicken thigh meat which gives a fuller chicken flavor. This is a […]

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Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup Minestrone Soup is probably the most famous Italian soup. As a vegetable soup, you will find many versions, but the one common ingredient which makes it Minestrone over other soups is the pasta. Many recipes use a short, tubular pasta, but you can also use all your pasta odds and ends. Just place […]

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