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Sweet Potato Turkey Chili (Crock-Pot)

I never have really bonded with my crock-pot or instant pot, but this came out pretty good for dinner last night. Filling. Sweet Potato Turkey Chili (Crock-Pot) Ingredients 1 lb. ground turkey 1 teaspoon fresh garlic, minced 3 cups (~2 large) sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into bite-sized pieces, roughly same size 1 (15 oz) … Continue reading »

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Best-Ever Turkey Meatloaf

Best-Ever Turkey Meatloaf Ground turkey recipes have a bad rep for being bland and boring. But this meatloaf is LOADED with flavor. How? Worcestershire garlic, rosemary, and thyme. And ketchup. When it comes to any kind of meatloaf (beef included!), there must be ketchup. Ingredients Cooking spray 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 large onion, … Continue reading »

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Thanksgiving 2019

Thomas came home from college to visit us this holiday. Our dinner was a bit less traditional with Turkey Meatloaf for dinner due to my recent dental surgery. I got in some sewing time and started working on the new Quiltville Mystery Frolic! Last night, the doorbell rang and lo and behold it was my … Continue reading »

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Found!

I found a watermelon rock today!

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Morning walk

Brisk again this morning!

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Shrimp and Pea Risotto

Shrimp and Pea Risotto Ingredients 1 ½ cups, uncooked Arborio Rice 5 cups chicken broth 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided 1 tablespoon oil ⅓ cups onion, minced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 lb. small shrimp, shelled and deveined ½ cup frozen peas, unthawed 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated Method 1. Heat broth to a simmer … Continue reading »

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New Potatoes with Peas And Cilantro

New Potatoes with Peas And Cilantro A few chopped anchovies or sorrel leaves make a nice addition here, if you want to add another burst of flavor. Serves four as a side dish. Ingredients 2 ½ cups / 300g peas (fresh or frozen ) 2 green chilies, finely chopped (take out the seeds, if you … Continue reading »

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Sautéed Boneless Pork Chops with Port Wine and Cherry Sauce

Sautéed Boneless Pork Chops with Port Wine and Cherry Sauce Ingredients 2 boneless pork chops (3/4 – 1 inch thick, 6-8 oz. each) 1 pinch each salt and pepper 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 shallot, minced ½ teaspoon minced fresh rosemary 2 garlic cloves, minced ½ cup chicken broth ¼ cup ruby port wine 2 … Continue reading »

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Fettuccine with Wild Boar Ragu

Fettuccine with Wild Boar Ragu Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, diced 1 large carrot, grated 1 stalk celery, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 lbs. ground wild boar 1 cup red wine 15 ounces canned tomato sauce 6 ounces canned tomato paste 1 lb. fettuccine pasta 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil … Continue reading »

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Rice Bowl with Fried Egg and Avocado Recipe | Bon Appetit

Rice Bowl with Fried Egg and Avocado Recipe | Bon Appetit Brown rice—higher in fiber and other nutrients than its white counterpart—is the perfect vehicle for this quick, protein-heavy lunch. Ingredients 4 scallions, thinly sliced 2 cups cooked brown rice 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper 3 tablespoons olive oil 4 … Continue reading »

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