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English Muffin Toasting Bread

What’s not to love about all the crooks and crannies of English muffins?  This recipe duplicates that wonderful taste, but in an easy to slice loaf.  I like extra-thick Texan sized slices, pan fried and then smothered in butter and … Continue reading

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White Chicken Chili

This is my version, and a great crockpot leftovers meal. I usually make this when I want to use up any leftovers from chicken fajitas, to mix up the routine from the “regular” chili recipe we make at home. If … Continue reading

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Chicken Fajitas

This is my version, because I don’t deal well with Tex-Mex food that is overly spicy.  Like salt, you can add more spice after the fact, but you can’t subtract it once it’s in the dish. The boy(s) like their … Continue reading

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Tio Guillermo’s Basic Pico de Gallo

Tio Guillermo’s Pico de Gallo 3 medium sized firm ripe tomatoes 2 medium sized white onions 2 green spring onions 1/2  large bunch fresh cilantro 1 medium fresh jalapeno pepper 1 small can green chiles 2 fresh limes good quality … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas This is healthier version of the traditional fried pork carnitas, slowly roasted in the slow cooker all day. Ingredients 1 pork shoulder (approx 8 lbs) 1 tbsp chopped garlic (generous tbsp!) 1 tbsp dried oregano 1 … Continue reading

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Paige’s Golabki (Polish Cabbage Rolls)

This is the variation that keeps Grandpa J happy. He doesn’t like too much messing around with the basics. There are several variations with a “sweet and sour” tomato sauce, and my Mom took it upon herself to “jazz” up … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Bread

Farmer’s Bread I know, I know, between the bleached white flour and white sugar, it’s nothing more than “crack for your bloodstream”, but it goes really well with cassoulet!  It has a nice crust and a chewy interior, perfect for … Continue reading

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