Monthly Archive: May 2012

Easy Wonton Soup

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One of my favorite places to go for Chinese food is PF Chang’s. Their won ton soup is delicious and hubby Tom and I like to order the large bowl which is brought to the table in a very large soup urn for sharing. It’s so flavorful and satisfying. It’s also a favorite of daughter Katy’s. Over …

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Easy Wonton Soup

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We used vegetable stock (Katy has an aversion to chicken broth), frozen mini won tons from Costco, some chicken tenders that I cooked in a skillet while the broth heated up. Some chopped bok choy which is a Chinese cabbage, canned water chestnuts, fresh mushrooms, fresh basil, soy sauce, fresh minced ginger root and a …

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Endive Stuffed with Goat Cheese & Walnuts

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The toasted walnuts glazed with honey are a nice contrast to the slightly bitter flavor of the endive and the sweet taste of the fresh orange. No oranges on hand – no problem – fresh strawberries or raspberries would also work well. The drizzle of balsamic vinegar is the finshing touch.  Each bite is a …

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Endive Stuffed with Goat Cheese & Walnuts

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Appetizers can easily add up to hundreds of calories so I am always on the outlook for some “lighter” lower calorie options. Using endive instead of bread or crackers instantly saves tons of calories without sacrificing flavor. An added bonus is that endive leaves make for an impressive presentation. This is a lovely combination of textures …

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Favorite BBQ Recipes

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Do your holiday weekend plans include a BBQ type gathering? Some of my all time favorite BBQ recipes are already on the blog. What I love most (besides the flavor of food cooked outside) is the easy clean up! I still end up making a few things on the stove or in the oven but …

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