Monthly Archive: January 2010

Crockpot Mexican Shredded Chicken

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Crockpot Mexican Shredded Chicken 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast 1 cup salsa 1 packet taco seasoning mix Spray crockpot with non-stick spray. Place chicken in crockpot, sprinkle with taco seasoning mix and top with salsa. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours. When chicken is tender, remove …

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Grandma’s Vegetable Soup

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My love of food and cooking comes from my mother and her mother who loved spending time in the kitchen. My grandmother was an incredible baker and cook. Her bread and rolls were delicious! It is no wonder that my mom and I enjoy baking so much, it is in our genes! Grandma was a …

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Grandma’s Vegetable Soup

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  This is a wonderful, easy soup that adds comfort to a cold day.   Grandma’s Vegetable Soup 1 pound raw extra lean ground beef 1 large onion diced 1 cup celery, diced 2 cups carrots, diced 4 small cans diced tomatoes 4 cups yukon gold potatoes peeled and cubed 1 can green beans drained …

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Creamy Parmesan Orzo

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Unlike traditional pasta, this orzo isn’t cooked in a pot of boiling water. Instead, it’s cooked slowly in a flavorful broth that captures its starch. Creamy Parmesan Orzo 1 tablespoon butter 1 cup orzo 1 1/4 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth 1 1/4 cups water 1/4 cup (1 ounce) grated fresh Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons …

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Herbed Chicken Piccata

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This is so amazing, not too lemony — just right!   Herbed Chicken Piccata 2 tablespoons dry breadcrumbs 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind 1/8 teaspoon pepper 2 garlic cloves, minced ( or a couple more) 4 (4-ounce) skinned, boned chicken breast halves Cooking spray 1 teaspoon margarine (or butter) 8 thin …

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