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This creamy shrimp pasta with broccoli has a velvety parmesan cheese sauce that is light but still comforting. It is full of flavor and easy to put together.  The dish is colorful to look at and only takes about 15 minutes to get it on the table. Combining shrimp with pasta gives a lovely delicate …

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Looking for a 30 minute meal that is special enough to serve guests? This delicious garlic lemon chicken has a tangy and tart lemon mustard sauce that tastes as though you spent hours making it. This saucy chicken recipe is easy, full of flavor and sure to become a family favorite. Recipes just don’t get …

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This (less than) 30 minute pork stir fry is my latest international recipe, It is so easy to do and tastes just wonderful. This is such a busy time of the year with all the holiday preparation, cooking and shopping to do. To combat this, I am always looking for quick and easy dinner meals …

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This delicious Sausage Garlic Parmesan Pasta recipe comes together in less than 30 minutes, and I can also make it for my family at a cost of less than $10. What is not to like about that? My family loves any recipes that have pasta in it, and I love coming up with new ideas …

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The plate will be licked clean when you serve this mouth watering, zesty tandoori shrimp recipe. The taste is spicy and smoky from the delicious savory spice blend, with just a hint of sweetness that comes from a home made Whole30 ranch dressing. They are ready in far less than 30 minutes,  with a fabulous …

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This crock pot curried chicken recipe will have your whole house smelling amazing while it cooks. Coming home to a dinner that is just about ready for the table is a treat on a busy week night! It makes a nice addition to my collection of crock pot recipes. My husband is fond of any …

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Today, let’s explore a variety of creative ways to make use of cooked rice in some of my favorite leftover rice recipes. What to do with leftover rice is something I ask myself all the time. We order Chinese, Indian and Thai takeout often and always have an extra container of cooked rice when we …

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How to preserve a pumpkin carving is a problem unique to fall. Autumn is the time of the year when temperatures drop, pumpkin harvest is here, and leaves start to change color. It’s also the time for homes to start decorating for Halloween and Thanksgiving and this includes carving pumpkins. It’s not unusual to see …

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Are you ready to try growing broccoli in your own garden? Contrary to what you may have read, it’s not a difficult vegetable to grow. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just starting out, this article will provide you with valuable insights and practical tips for broccoli gardening. In this step-by-step guide, we’ll give you …

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This manicotti with meat recipe adds a nice mix of veggies to the normal manicotti recipe that is made with pasta and ricotta cheese.  It is a great way to get kids to eat their vegetables and not complain. If you’re a fan of Italian cuisine and enjoy experimenting with flavors, then this recipe is …

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This tasty Mediterranean Greek Salad combines juicy tomatoes, green peppers and fresh cucumbers in a tangy dressing. It is a great addition to my collection of Mediterranean recipes. The flavors are delightful and combine creamy goat cheese and tangy kalamata olives for a nice change to a normal tossed salad. It makes a great side …

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This recipe for Mediterranean lemon chicken piccata combines lemon and capers for a tangy topping.  The recipe is quick and easy and perfect for a weeknight meal. You’d never think it when you see them in a jar, but capers come from a prickly bush called capparis spinosa. It grows wild across parts of Asia …

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Looking for easy appetizer ideas that will be a great start to a cocktail party, or a fancy dinner for special friends?  This phyllo cup recipe with crab and cream cheese will delight the most discerning of guests. These little bites of goodness are super easy to make since they use frozen miniature tart shells. All …

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This Brussels sprouts leaves recipe makes great use of parts of the plant that might end up on a compost pile or in the trash can. Brussels sprouts leaves (AKA tops) are not sold in stores. You get them by growing the plants themselves.  The leaves that are used for this recipe are the ones that …

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This recipe for steaks with a Cuban mojo marinade combines spices with orange juice, olive oil and grill mates seasoning for an easy and spicy main course dish. I love the sweet, tangy and savory flavors.  It makes grill night or a camping trip meal something special. We grill every Saturday’s night at our house. My …

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The Memphis Botanic Garden in Memphis, Tennessee gives visitors a chance to connect with nature in a relaxing and enjoyable way. Sculptures, plants and water all coordinate beautifully in this lovely botanical garden. The botanic garden offers lush walking trails with plenty of tall trees to shade visitors from the hot summer sun. The garden …

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These honey chicken wings are the perfect party appetizer for a Super Bowl gathering or to take along to a tailgating event. The recipe could not be easier to make. Just combine the wings with honey and my zesty garlic and herb seasoning mix, shake in a bag and bake in an oven. These chicken …

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This recipe shows how to make a tamarind paste substitute at home with just four common ingredients. Tamarind paste is a product that is often called for in Thai cooking. It is also something that the average cook does not normally stock. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Some of the links …

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If you are looking for a tasty breakfast recipe that is full of flavor but low in calories, this egg white quiche is a winner.  The crustless quiche is colorful, hearty and brimming over with taste. It’s a great healthy twist on the traditional breakfast option. I’m a quiche lady.  I love the combination of …

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If you love to cook, you know that cooking oil stains on clothing are a common place occurrence. Fortunately, oil stains on clothes are easy to remove if you follow a few simple tips. Removing cooking oil stains from clothes can sometimes be quite hard to do, and it can be especially hard if the …

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An antipasto platter is a delicious combination of cheeses, vegetables and meats, usually served with good wines. It’s a great way to start an evening with friends and is very easy to put together. The holidays are filled with opportunities to gather with friends. What better way to start a party than with an antipasto …

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Do you wonder what to do with that large lump of hard brown sugar? These easy tips for softening brown sugar will have it soft and usable in no time at all. Here are 6 of my best tips to make brown sugar soft again, and suggestions for how to store it for a longer …

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Vegetable gardening in small spaces can be a challenge. My answer to this problem is to build a concrete block planter to use as a raised bed vegetable garden. Concrete blocks are inexpensive and making a raised bed with them is an easy project that can be accomplished in just a few hours. This year, …

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