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Curried Beef Sliders

Meagan main_course, reviews, sponsored

A few weeks ago, St. Martin’s Press was kind enough to send me an advance copy of Dog-Gone Good Cuisine.  Written by Gayle Pruitt, the book explores recipes that are both healthy and delicious for people and their canine companions. Pruitt is a certified nutritionist and chef, and she creatively brings those two talents together […]

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Seared Tequila Scallops in a Cilantro Chile Sauce

Meagan main_course, seafood

from Hispanic Kitchen 1/3 cup olive oil, plus 2 tablespoons 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1/2 cup chopped cilantro 3 chile de arbol, crushed 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 pound jumbo sea scallops 1/4 cup silver tequila 1 tablespoon butter Juice of 1/2 lemon, plus more for garnish Salt and fresh […]

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Steakhouse Pizza

Meagan main_course

recipe inspired from The Pioneer Woman 1 whole Recipe Pizza Crust, of your choosing 1 whole Skirt Steak Or Flank Steak (I used venison)  Salt And Pepper, to taste 1 whole sweet onion, sliced thin 10 oz. mushrooms, sliced thin 3 Tablespoons Butter 4 Tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce 2 cups Marinara Sauce 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese  Shaved […]

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Baked Shrimp Scampi

Meagan main_course

I don’t know why it’s taken me so long to share this one.  I’ve made it several times, and it’s always AMAZING.  It also freezes beautifully if you like to do all your cooking on the weekends.  While you can do the traditional thing and serve it over pasta, I prefer the French bread “sop […]

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Slow Cooker Tater Tot Casserole

Meagan main_course, slow cooker

adapted from Get Crocked 1 lb. ground turkey, browned 10 oz. tomatoes, RoTel, mild or hot, drained 16 oz. tater tots, frozen 10 3/4 oz. can, Low-Fat Cream of Celery soup 1 onion, diced (about 1 cup) 2 c. shredded cheddar cheese In a skillet, brown ground turkey, adding in chopped onion, and Rotel tomatoes. […]

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Last-Minute Lasagna

Meagan main_course, pasta

From Real Simple 1 26-ounce jar pasta sauce 2 30-ounce bags frozen large cheese ravioli, unthawed 1 10-ounce box frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed of excess water 1 8-ounce bag shredded mozzarella 1/2 cup grated Parmesan Heat oven to 350° F. Coat a 13-by-9-inch baking dish with cooking spray and spoon in a third […]

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Slow Cooker Chili

Meagan main_course, slow cooker

2 lb lean ground sirloin, 10% fat 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 2 cups water (or broth) 1 can (6 oz) tomato paste 1 cup onion, chopped 2 clove garlic 2 tbsp chili powder 2 tsp oregano 1 tsp cinnamon ½ tsp allspice ½ tsp cayenne pepper In a large skillet, cook ground beef, Worcestershire sauce, and 1 tsp. salt over medium-high […]

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Chicken Bulgur Spicy Stir-Fry

Meagan main_course

1/2 cup uncooked bulgur 1 cup of vegetable broth 1/2 large sweet onion, chopped 2 boneless chicken breasts; cut into chunks 2 tbsp Ponzu sauce 1 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp Chinese Five Spice 1 lemon 1 lime 2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce 1 tbsp molasses 1 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp Chinese Five […]

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Smoky Grilled Shrimp with Marie Rose Sauce Recipe

Meagan main_course, seafood

from chow.com INGREDIENTS For the sauce: 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup ketchup 2 tablespoons brandy 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 teaspoon hot sauce, such as Tabasco 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper For the shrimp: 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 pounds large shrimp (about 45 shrimp), peeled (but with the tails intact) […]

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Osso Buco

Meagan main_course

Ossobuco (pronounced [ˌɔsːoˈbuːko]) is a Milanese specialty of cross-cut veal shanksbraised with vegetables, white wine and broth. It is often garnished with gremolata and traditionally served with risotto alla milanese. There are two types of ossobuco: a modern version that has tomatoes and the original version which does not. The older version, ossobuco in bianco, is flavored with cinnamon, bay leaf and gremolata. The modern and more popular recipe […]

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