Monthly Archive: January 2010

Pork Caramelized Onion & Gruyère Sandwiches

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Pork roast is something I enjoy making and eating when it is fresh. I love left overs, but with pork roast I don’t know why, but I have to turn the leftovers into something new. In  my search for a creative way to give new life to some leftover pork roast, I stumbled across a nice sounding …

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Take A Walk With Me

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  Walking outside is such a joy. I decided to take my camera with me this weekend and chronicle things of interest along the way. Nature didn’t disappoint. Exercise can be fun if you like what you are doing. My round trip walk is right at 3 miles and I keep a pretty good pace going, clocking …

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Quick Chicken Cordon Bleu

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When this recipe showed up in my e-mail and I saw the picture I had to make it. Oh the power of suggestion! This recipe did not disappoint. I love the concept of taking a complicated, time consuming recipe and making it easy, when the flavor is still amazing. As I often do, I doubled this recipe  in hopes of …

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Quick Chicken Cordon Bleu

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This is kind of like making an inside out version of Chicken Cordon Bleu.   Quick Chicken Cordon Bleu Ingredients 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (1 1/4-1 1/2 pounds), trimmed and tenders removed (see Tip) 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, divided 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup shredded Gruyère or Swiss cheese (I used Imported Swiss) …

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Antipasto-Style Penne

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If you prefer crispy prosciutto, spread it out on a baking sheet and broil 4 minutes.   Antipasto-Style Penne 1 medium red bell pepper 1/2 cup pitted kalamata olives, chopped 1/3 cup refrigerated pesto 3 ounces prosciutto, chopped 1 (7-ounce) jar oil-packed sun-dried tomato halves, drained and chopped 1 (6-ounce) jar marinated quartered artichoke hearts, …

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