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Red Cabbage Bread Casserole

This is a really fantastic strata that is also low in fat. If you want it to be high in fat add more cheese and use butter to toast the bread. Cream can not hurt in the broth either. I … Continue reading

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Zucchini Tomato Casserole

Time to start using those fresh tomatoes out of the garden. Zucchini Tomato Casserole 1 large zucchini cut in half and sliced paper thin 2 large tomatoes sliced thin 1 red onion cut into quarters and sliced paper thin 6-8 … Continue reading

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Bacon is the Man

This recipe will appeal to anyone who dips their bacon in the maple syrup. Or enjoys bacon, sugar and nuts. Basically anyone who loves breakfast food. Pecan Maple Bacon Candied Sweet Potatoes 2 lbs sweet potatoes peeled and sliced 1/4″ … Continue reading

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Baked Kale with Mashed Potatoes

This is a great side and is fairly quick to make. Add some cheese or a poached egg and it becomes a main course, or an even heavier side dish. I adapted this from a German recipe called Grunkohl mit … Continue reading

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Not your nana’s lasagna

In my house growing up there was only one way to make lasagna. Recipe is here. Although I love nana’s recipe, every once in awhile, I felt that maybe a white sauce with vegetables would be a tasty alternative. Much … Continue reading

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Less Dirty Rice

Dirty rice is one of those great pantry meals that really can have almost anything in it. I went a little healthy with this one and did not make a roux. I also used brown rice instead of white. It … Continue reading

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Potatoes+Cheese+Cream=No Leftovers

This is a great side for any roasted meat, but it works really well with lamb and beef. Do not let the cream come to a boil while baking or it will curdle. Potatoes Au Gratin 2 lbs baking potatoes … Continue reading

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Penne with Sausage, Mushrooms and Artichoke Hearts

This is a quick meal my wife came up with that is also fairly healthy. Serve with a mixed salad and pinot noir. Penne baked with Sausage, Mushrooms and Artichoke Hearts 1 box mini penne 2 sausage links cut into … Continue reading

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So it is finally getting colder (50 degrees) here in the south and that means more soups and comfort food can go back on the menu. Nothing says comfort to me more than macaroni and cheese, aside from a jumpsuit … Continue reading

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