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Black Bean & Beef Enchiladas

This is one of those recipes that just sore of ‘evolved’ from when I started it until it was time to put it all together. It started out as refried black beans and beef quesadillas but, it was just after … Continue reading

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Deep Dish Veggie and Sausage Za!

Shhh. I have a confession to make. Even tho’ I’ve lived in greater Chicagoland for close to 20 years (!), I am not a hoooge fan o’ the deep dish pizza. I also put ketchup on my hot dogs, but … Continue reading

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The Doris Project (TDP) Week 28: Artichoke Tomato Sauce

This week’s Doris Project recipe comes from a company (literally) near and dear to mom’s heart; Red Gold Tomatoes. Based not too, too far from her Indiana home, she likes to buy and use their products, no doubt a big … Continue reading

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Feta and Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta Salad

We were planning to picnic at a Ravinia concert for July Fourth, and I was looking for foods that I wouldn’t have to worry too much about; like cantaloupe salsa and this non-mayonnaise based pasta salad. We had coolers and … Continue reading

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Chili Dog Casserole

Hot dogs are an important part of many folks’ holiday and/or summer cook outs, indeed, they are an important fast-food option in my Northern Illinois environs – individual restaurants and local chains have dedicated supporters claiming theirs’ THE Chicago Dog … Continue reading

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Johnny Mazetti Spaghetti

You never know what you’ll end up learning once you start searching on da Google… I came across a recipe for ‘Johnny Mazetti Spaghetti’ in one of my old cookbooks, and was immediately struck by the similarity to my Aunt … Continue reading

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Puttanesca

One, last time with the anchovies… I still do not care for this oily little fish, but can honestly say that I did not hate this recipe as much as I did the Gentleman’s Relish. Mebbe it’s because there was … Continue reading

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