Weekend Meals

How to Cook Bacon in the Oven

I think I have eaten my weight in bacon this week!  And it was purely sacrificial on my part so I could give you precise and accurate information on how to cook bacon in the oven. It had nothing to do with the fact that I couldn’t resist all the perfectly cooked bacon right at
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Perfect Pancakes

I am so relieved to post this recipe for these pancakes today.  You see, I have a completely irrational fear that I am going to lose this recipe.  And that would be terrible.  Because this is the best recipe for pancakes that I have ever tasted.  I used to think I didn’t like pancakes.  I
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Pork Chili Verde

It is Friday, and our family eats Mexican food on Fridays which I always look forward to. But this is a very special Friday.  It is the one year anniversary of Fiesta Friday over at The Novice Gardener.  Because of the fact that it is a huge anniversary celebration, I couldn’t just take any old Mexican
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Posole Rojo – A Christmas Eve Tradition

Today I want to share with you a delicious soup that our family eats on Christmas Eve, but would be wonderful anytime you want a flavorful soup reminiscent of the spices in a tamale.  It is called Posole Rojo. It is often served on Christmas Eve in Mexico.  Many families in Arizona eat Mexican food on this night, I think due
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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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