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Recipe: Lemon Chicken Pasta Salad

Came up with this wanting to have a cold pasta salad. This was simple, quick and perfect for the warmer days of summer and spring in Arizona. I will be making this again. For this, I used chicken tenders instead of breasts for a quicker cook time, and the texture was what I wanted. If […]

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Recipe: Sweet Potato Stuff Chiles

This one I stole from a local restaurant. Of course, I am pretty sure mine is better. The combination of the sweet potato and spicy, smoked chile was amazing. * 1 sweet potato, peeled and cut into large pieces * 2 pastilla peppers. Anaheims if you want them to be less spicy. * 1 tbls […]

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Recipe: Macaroni & Tomato

One of the favorite lunches Mom used to make when we were kids. It’s a perfect storm of noodles, butter, tomato and pepper. Always warms the soul and is cheap and easy to make! Ingredients 1lb macaroni (elbow or shells work best) 1 28oz can whole tomatoes, chopped I use scissors in the can for […]

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Another Pot of Soup

Man, I love leftovers during the holday season. Especially if the weather is cold, as it has been here in Arizona. Today, we are dealing with leftover ham and making a hearty soup. Like everything else, super easy, super delicious and it makes quite bit. ##Christmas Ham Soup For this you will need the left […]

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Recipe: 1 Pot Chicken Soup

‘Tis the season. And, when I say season, I mean the temperatures in Arizona are under 90 during the day and in the 50s and 60s at night. That can only mean 1 thing. It’s Soup Season! The first entry this year is this simple 1 pot chicken soup. It’s a bit time consuming, but […]