Category: Recipes

Creamy Cheddar Cheese Grits

Grits. Never thought I would be eating grits. Here in the south, shrimp and grits are very popular, and the grits are made with cheese. Ahhhh! Put cheese on anything and I will eat it! I’m not sure I would like plain grits though; I need flavor with my food. If you love cheese and …

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Chicken Marinara with Pasta

Have you ever looked at a recipe and thought it looked complicated so you didn’t try it? This was one of those, so I changed a few things and it came together easier. The first time I make a recipe I make it as it is written and make changes from there. I need to …

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Quick and Spicy Tomato Soup

I watched Giada DeLaurentiis make this on the Food Network a few years ago, and I have been making it since. It is quick and delicious. Perfect for a cold night with a slice of fresh baked bread, or a grilled cheese sandwich. Sprinkle Parmesan or feta cheese over a bowl full…..Yum! If you don’t …

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Pineapple Cheddar Spread

This is a spread that when you first look at the ingredients you might think…..what, they don’t go together. Trust me, they do. I only use 1 tsp. of the soy sauce to cut down on the salt. Though this is great anytime, you could definitely use this for a speacial occasion. Try it on …

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Flank steak marinade

This is one of the great marinades I use when I grill a flank steak or a skirt steak. If you’ve never used one of these cuts of beef give them a try. They are used when making fajitas. Because they are a tougher cut of meat you will need to slice them thinly going …

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Pickled Peppers and Onions

Welcome again to my new blog! My first recipe is one I made for the first time this past weekend. I took it along for our visit with the in-laws for a taste test and it passed. Pickled peppers and onions are a great condiment for anything you’d like it on. We put it on …

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