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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Antipasta – Style Penne

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The ingredients list for this recipe included some of my favorite flavors. Kalamata olives, pesto, sun dried tomato halves, artichoke hearts, pine nuts, parmigiano reggiano cheese and penne pasta!  I was so excited to pull this together for dinner recently. Much to my surprise I found it to be too “oily” and so did the rest …

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Italian Wedding Soup

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There is something comforting about eating a steaming, hot, bowl of home made soup.  A big pot of soup can feed many hungry people for a small amount of money. Perfect for a casual get together. I use to buy Italian Wedding Soup in the can until I found this recipe. Leftovers ( if you have any) freeze well. I like to …

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