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Chicken Rice Bowl

Love my Instapot! Makes cooking so fast and easy, not to mention tasty! Today I went with a chicken and rice taco bowl. If you wrap this in a tortilla it would be just like Chipolte!! This only needs to … Continue reading

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We are back!

It has been awhile since we have posted. Work, travel and life sometimes get in the way. But I needed to come back to post this amazing cheesecake I made yesterday! I have been traveling quite a bit for work … Continue reading

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Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Mango Salsa

Grilled pork tenderloin is a weekday favorite around here. Fast and easy to grill, only takes 30 minutes. Tonight I decided to serve this with some mango salsa. The salsa is also easy to whip up and makes a great … Continue reading

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Pork Chops and Green Beans

Our friends (Rindy and Aaron) went in together for 1/2 a pig. We picked it up yesterday from Brothers Meat and Seafood, a local butcher in Maple Grove. Now that we have LOTS of pork it is time to try … Continue reading

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Summertime – BLT’s , Tacos and more

We love summertime! The farmers markets are in fill swing and you can pick up so many tasty veggies. Of course that means homegrown lettuce and tomatoes to make the perfect BLT.¬†We picked this up at the Hopkins farmers market. … Continue reading

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1 Chicken , 3 Meals. Meal 1 – Sweet kale salad with roasted chicken

I was wandering around Target trying to decide what to eat tonight. I spotted the organic, whole chickens with a 4 dollar off sign and bingo that was going to be dinner! The chickens were nearing their sell by date … Continue reading

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Happy 2017!

Happy New Year! Kris and I had our annual New Years Brunch once again. We put together snacks, Black Eyed Peas and plenty of cocktails. The door opens at noon with a standing invitation to any of our friends who … Continue reading

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French Dip

Kris had a great idea for supper the other night – French Dip Sandwiches!! We made these open face using these great gluten free baguettes we found at Hy-Vee. Against the Grain Gourmet is the company and they make some … Continue reading

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Dinner with Friends – Cod in Parchment

Fish week continues with more cod. This time I placed the cod in parchment paper and grilled at 400 degrees for about 20 minutes. Wow – the cod came out perfect! Moist, flaky and full of flavor. I made the … Continue reading

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Oven Roasted Chicken with Pan Sauce

So our weekend ritual includes watching The Kitchen (on Food Network) while drinking coffee and getting ready for the day. On this episode the hosts were showing some of their Chef tricks to make great food easy. Geoffrey Zakarian had … Continue reading

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