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Classic Pea Salad

Pea Salad

Over the years, this has become of my favorite salads that my mom used to make. I still have the recipe written down on an index card, but have since updated it just a bit. Hoping that we will return to a world where there are parties and Summer BBQs soon, I decided to publish

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Butternut Squash and Goat Cheese Enchiladas

Butternut Squash Goat Cheese Enchiladas

These turned out to be great, but they do take a little time to pull everything together. I also used canned Green Chili Enchilada sauce, as you need the time to create the delicious filling. First step is to take your cubed Butternut Squash and toss in some olive oil. My grocery store has it

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Pressure Cooker BBQ Chicken

Pulled Chicken

So, it was the 4th of July and we were having our first guest over since we all went into lockdown. So, it was a perfect opportunity to try out my second recipe in the Instapot. I had some great chicken breasts ready to be pressure cooked. First I learned that the order you put

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Instant Pot Chili

Instapot Saute

Here we go! My first official use of the InstantPot. I decided to make one of my favorite things, so I would still eat if anything went disastrously wrong. Ingredients: 1 Pound of Ground Beef1 Can Diced Tomatoes1 Small Can Tomato Paste1 Can of Black Beans2 Cans Pinto Beans1/2 White Onion1 1/2 cups mixed peppers1/2

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Puff Pastry Breakfast Calzone

Puff Pastry Breakfast Calzone

As I resolve to write more in 2020, I thought I would end the year with one last blog post. After making a puff pastry stuffed with brie for Christmas, I had another sheet of the dough left over. So, if you are looking for an idea for New Years Eve Brunch then this might

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Cauliflower Mushroom Casserole

Cauliflower Casserole

As we are approaching Thanksgiving, we are all thinking about the good stuff we will be eating. For some of us, the traditional dishes are the most special. If you are trying to get low-carb, here is a spin on the traditional green bean casserole that turned out pretty delicious. First of all, take a

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Homemade Enchilada Sauce

Since it is the holidays, I decide to make enchiladas with green and red sauce. However, I only had a can of green sauce in the pantry. I figured I had to have the ingredients to whip up some red sauce so I took to the internet to do some research.  With a can of

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Vancouver’s Cin Cin Ristorante is a must visit!

Antipasto at Cin Cin

We recently went to Vancouver, BC to celebrate our anniversary. I forgot what a beautiful city it is. In preparation for our trip, I researched all the restaurants around Robson Street and the West End. With some restaurants sounding a bit adventurous, we decided to go with Cin Cin because they had a lot more

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Sedona 89Agave Cantina

As you may gleen from other posts on the site, I have a real love for great tequila! On our recent trip to Sedona, Arizona, we were out looking for a place to have dinner. Our first choice had quite a wait, so we decided to head to another restaurant I had done some research