Grilled Chicken with Raspberry Sauce

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  Are you ready to think grilling this summer? It might still be a little bit chilly outside, but it's time for some fun pops of color and flavor to start permeating that amazing brain of yours. … [Read more...]

Individual Lemon Meringue Custards

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Can you feel that Spring freshness in the air? Then it's time to get your lemon meringues on! These sweet treats are fun to make. They might feel a little tricky, especially if you've never mastered the meringue. Never fear; simply make half of a … [Read more...]

Easter Ham

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Looking for some simple, wonderful Easter dishes? Courtesy of Ronco.com, here's an amazing ham recipe. I have added an option for removing the juice and adding butter for a high-fat glaze instead, so you can either make two, smaller glazes, or … [Read more...]

Daikon Fries

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    Based on this method: Perfect French Fries Note: I have included 10 Tablespoons of peanut oil for the entire recipes in calories/fat since that was the amount that seemed to dissipate from the pan. I prefer the … [Read more...]

Dijon-Garlic-Rosemary Rubbed Lamb Roast

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This rotisserie recipe for lamb is so succulent, you'll look for every opportunity to cook it again (not just on Easter). Since Ronco.com makes a Rotisserie, it's only  fitting they share their Rotisserie recipe, but you can also bake your lamb (I've … [Read more...]

Swiss Chard Casserole with Italian Sausage

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  Swiss Chard. As we mentioned here, it's phenomenal stuff. Still, sometimes, even knowing what I do about healthy, in-season produce, it's hard for me to get over my apprehensions about vegetables. Because this recipe has you wilting the … [Read more...]

Pork Roast for Company

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In the Easter spirit, and courtesy of   Ronco.com, enjoy this phenomenal, simple pork roast, whether for Easter or any time! This recipe is so simple that you're sure to have a major, meaty hit on your hands, and some tasty leftovers in your fridge … [Read more...]

Easy Italian Cabbage Rolls

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Cabbage is not only good for you, thankfully, it's tasty, too. Fairly easy to locate it in the produce aisle of your favorite supermarket, once blanched, you can make so many things with cabbage leaf wrappers, from egg rolls to little packages of … [Read more...]

Low-Carb Mocha Truffles

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I am a lover of beans. Well, coffee beans, to be sure. Green beans are great, too, but they don't throw my eyelids back and slap them in the face the way a delicious java bean can. Am I right? I am always looking out for new sweetener options, … [Read more...]

Portabella Mushroom Pizzas

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Portabella mushrooms. Those savory, earthy caps are deserving of a little bit of my attention. Sadly, I'd neglected them until recently. Even though I love mushrooms, I always put off trying the 4.5" caps as a base because I didn't think I'd … [Read more...]

Roasted kale chips, four ways

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How do I love thee? Let me count thy kale... Browning poems aside, the curly, purple-hued kale of my dreams makes its début from the winter market into my kitchen for a snack that's a bit hard to put down, in more ways than one. I mean, do … [Read more...]

Easy Beef Gyros with Tzatziki

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I love grass-fed beef. Always a regular buyer of Laura's Lean Beef (ground, grass-fed, 92%) for years, when the company asks for a review, I give it--gladly. In fact, this isn't my first waltz with Laura's Lean Ground Beef (read my review from 2010 … [Read more...]

Chicken Broccoli Bacon Daikon Casserole

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Hi there! My apologies for not writing more often (hey; this sounds like I'm writing to relatives all of a sudden. My dog ate my free time. Thank you for the socks, Aunt Mahetabel). I have been busy working on some pretty exciting projects I can't … [Read more...]

All about Frying Cheese (159)

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Pictured above: Move over, mozzarella sticks! A new, cheesy, kid is going to take your milk money. Fry the cheese, if you please. OK, so it's not "Fry-day", but there's no reason we can't all be a bit of a Wisconsinite a few times per week. I was … [Read more...]

Turkey and Daikon Crock Pot Chowder

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I am often asked what my favorite soup or crock pot recipe is. That’s always a difficult question to answer. Why? Because my favorite is typically the one I haven’t created. Yet. … [Read more...]