Main Dishes

Salmon Patties

I am always looking for new ways to fix salmon.  Most of the time Jeff eats whatever I fix without complaining, but anytime dinner involves fish, I can just tell he isn’t too excited about it.  We both want to be healthy, though, so I continue to look for better ways to incorporate fish into
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My Favorite Marinade for Grilled Chicken

I have been wanting to post this recipe for a long time as it is probably the one I’ve used the most over the last 29 years.  It is an amazing teriyaki marinade that, when marinated overnight, gives grilled chicken an incredible flavor.  I received this recipe when I got married from my cousin Toni
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Spicy Pork Carnitas

I have always loved Fridays for as long as I can remember.  I was born on a Friday.  I try to do any cleaning that needs done earlier in the week so I can run errands on Fridays.  Any day I don’t have to clean is always a good day!  And, it is the start
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Italian Sausage Lasagna Rolls

I have a friend coming to visit in April, so I have been thinking about her and what kinds of things she likes to eat in order to prepare meals she would enjoy while she is here.  I’m pretty sure she likes Italian, so recently I tried out a recipe that I thought might be
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Pasta Puttanesca

Pasta Puttanesca is one of my favorite recipes I found in the last couple years.  It is such an easy recipe to make, but has so much flavor.  It is a little bit spicy, but not too much.  It would make a perfect weeknight dinner or  dinner for company on the weekend,  as long as your
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Creamy and Comforting Potato Soup

I love to make a big pot of  soup for dinner on a cold winter’s night.  It is so comforting.  And, it is extremely cold across our country right now. I just cannot imagine living in a place where the temperatures are below zero.  My heart goes out to you if you are enduring these frigid temperatures. If you are,
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