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Mexican Street Fries

I was looking to make another Taco Tuesday dish but ran across this entrée, Loaded Carne Asada Fries, on Mission Taco Joint’s menu.  Well, why not make it?   Here’s the description:  Carne Asada Fries – Wood-fire grilled flank steak, chile-crusted potato fries and Chihuahua cheese topped with guacamole, crema and pico de gallo.  Mission… Continue reading Mexican Street Fries

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Killer Food Videos – Did You Take the Challenge?

This social food video cast a spell on me,  Sweet Potato Carbonara.  You may have seen it if you follow Eating Well on Face Book.  I made it Saturday evening but I had to make two versions, one for me and one for the hubs.  He is not a sweet potato man.  I made him a traditional Carbonara.… Continue reading Killer Food Videos – Did You Take the Challenge?

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Brunch Standout Streusel Rhubarb Cake

In my teen years we lived on a farm in Yorkville, Illinois.  We had a vegetable garden, which was probably about a half acre in size, that we tended. We grew enough rhubarb to freeze some for other occasions.  My mom would make strawberry rhubarb pie which was just out of this world delicious.  Fast forward to… Continue reading Brunch Standout Streusel Rhubarb Cake

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Taco Tuesday with Black Beans and Jicama

After going to Mission Taco in St. Louis, there’s really not much that doesn’t taste pretty good on a corn tortilla.  My interest was piqued when I saw the Inspiralized Meatless Monday post on Jicama.  Who knew Jicama slaw could be a major player in a taco?  I borrowed elements of her recipe to make… Continue reading Taco Tuesday with Black Beans and Jicama

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Learning to Cook, Breaking it Down

A few years ago my husband had a Chicken Tortilla Soup at the cafeteria where he worked.   He really enjoyed this soup. The vendor had the soup recipe available for download and he emailed it to me to please make it for him.  Here’s the scoop, it’s for 25. First of all, I don’t have a pot… Continue reading Learning to Cook, Breaking it Down

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Learning to Cook, Easter Brunch and the Versitile Quiche

Quiche is a fantastic option for a breakfast, luncheon, or dinner and can be made so many ways.  The traditional way is with cream as in a Food and Wine over the top mushroom quiche, or a smaller version from Martha Stewart Bacon and Zucchini Quiche.  They both look amazing. My hearty Irish quiche is great for brunch or… Continue reading Learning to Cook, Easter Brunch and the Versitile Quiche