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Empanadas & Dough

I got back from Mexico and every time we are there we get Empanadas from this Argentine Place! It’s my favorite thing, so I scoured the internet for some empanada dough recipe. After trying several this is the one that is the best. Ingredients 3 cups flour 1/4 – 1/2 tsp salt 1 1/2 cups butter 1 egg 1/4 – 1/2 cup milk or water Directions: Cut the butter into the flour and salt mixture. (I like to heat the…

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Spaghetti Squash Enchilada Boats

Spaghetti Squash Enchilada Boats

Ingredients: 2 medium spaghetti squash – about 2-2 1/2 pounds each 1 tbsp Vegetable oil, plus a little extra to rub on the squash 1 cup diced onion 2 large garlic cloves, minced 1 tbsp taco seasoning mix 2 tbsp tomato paste 1 can (14 oz) enchilada sauce 1 1/2 cups shredded chicken 1 can (4 oz) pickled Jalapeno Slices, diced 1/2 cup red bell pepper, finely diced 1/2 cup frozen corn, thawed 1/2 cup black beans, rinsed and drained…

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Stuffed green peppers

Stuffed green peppers 6 green peppers 1 lb ground beef (cooked) 1 cup coarse bread crumbs 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1 small onion, chopped 1 (10oz) can tomato  soup Remove stems and seeds from green peppers, boil for 5 minutes in large pan of boiling water. Mix next 5 ingredients in bowl wish 1/2 the tomato soup. Stuff peppers and stand upright in baking pan. Pour rest of soup, diluted with 1/2 can water over peppers. Bake covered…

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Pasta skillet

Pasta skillet 1 lb ground beef 1 cup chopped onions 1 can hunts family favorite seasoned diced tomato sauce for pasta 3/4 cup water 1 1/2 cups ziti pasta, uncooked 1 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese Brown beef and onions in skillet, drain. Add Hunts seasoned tomato sauce for pasta, water and pasta. Cover. Cook 15 minutes in medium. Low heat until pasta is tender. Top with cheese. Cover and let stand 3 minutes to melt cheese Please follow and…

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Slow cooker balsamic pot roast

Slow cooker balsamic pot roast 4-5 lbs beef chuck roast 2 cups beef broth 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tsp salt 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes 3 garlic cloves Red potatoes, cubed Place cubed red potatoes in the bottom of a slow cooker, place roast on top. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over the top of the roast. Cook on low for 8 hours Please follow and like us:…

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Sweet-n-Sour Pork Chops

  Sweet-n-Sour Pork Chops     1 Tablespoon sesame oil Salt and ground black pepper 4 (4oz) boneless pork loin chops 1 cup apricot preserves 2 Tablespoons Soy Sauce 1 teaspoon minced ginger 1/4 cup chopped green onions (optional)   Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Season pork chops all over with salt and black pepper and add to hot pan. Cook chops 2 minutes per side, until golden brown. Add apricot preserves, soy sauce, and ginger and…

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Meat Loaf

Meat Loaf      2 eggs beaten 3 slices bread broken into pieces 2/3 c. milk. 1/4 tsp pepper 2 tsp salt stir ingredients together until bread is broken & blended.   Add. 2/3 c. Onion, 1 carrot shredded, 1-1/2 c grated cheese 2 lbs ground beef Mix well.  Shape into 2 loaf pans. Bake @ 350.for 1 hr15 min (covered) Remove from oven, uncover, and add sauce, then bake another 15 min.   Sauce : 1/2 c brown sugar.…

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Chicken Broccoli Casserole

Chicken Broccoli Casserole 1 pkg. frozen broccoli florets (drained & chopped) 1 can cream of chicken soup 2 eggs 4 oz sharp cheese 3/4 C Mayo 1 med onion chopped fine 2 C  cubed chicken 1 sleeve Saltine crackers Mix all ingredients except crackers. Pour into greased baking dish sprinkle with coarse saltines. Bake 350 for 30min serve on top of rice. Please follow and like us:…

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Island Pork Tenderloin

Island Pork Tenderloin Dry Ingredients: 2 Tbsp Salt 1/2 tsp black pepper 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp chili powder 1 tsp cinnamon 2 pork tenderloins (the ones that come from Costco in the two pack or 2 quarters of the large tenderloin) 2 Tbsp olive oil glaze: 1 cup packed brown sugar 2 Tbsp finely chopped garlic 1 Tbsp tabasco sauce ( less if you don’t like spicy) Preheat oven to 350 Stir together dry ingredients and then place…

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Steak-Inspired Slow Cooked Beef

Steak-Inspired Slow Cooked Beef 1.5-2 lb roast, whole or cut into 3 large chunks Generous sprinkle of salt and pepper 1/2 Cup Beef Broth 1/4 Cup soy sauce 4 cloves of Garlic chopped 1/2-1 tsp of crushed red pepper flakes juice from half a lemon Place roast (thawed or frozen) in a 2.5-4 qt slow cooker and season with salt and pepper. Add remaining ingredients over beef. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours. Sprinkle with lemon juice and…

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Pan-Roasted Chicken with Garlic Green Beans:

Pan-Roasted Chicken with Garlic Green Beans: 6 tablespoons olive oil 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 3/4 pound trimmed green beans 8 small red potatoes, quartered 4 chicken breasts (bone left in, with skin, 3 1/4 pounds) Directions: 1.  Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.  Coat a 9×13 baking pan with 1 tablespoon olive oil. 2.  In a large bowl,combine the remaining oil , garlic, salt and pepper;  add the green beans and toss…

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Meatloaf

Meatloaf 2 lgs ground beef 2 eggs 1 1/2 c. bread crumbs 3/4 c. catsup 1 t. accent 1 pgk onion soup mix 1/2 c water 1 can tomato sauce Miz all but tomato sauce in bowl with your hands.  Shape it into a oval loaf and bake on a broiler pan or a cookie sheet with a cooling rack in it ( grease drips off) at 350 for about 1 1/2 hrs.  Top with sauce the last 10 minutes…

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BBQ Pork Loin

BBQ Pork Loin 5 lb. pork loin 1 t. salt 1 t. pepper 1 t. garlic powder BBQ sauce (we use baby rays) Rub salt, pepper and garlic powder onto loin.  Baste BBQ sauce on as it cooks.  Cook in barbeque on indirect heat for about 2 hrs until inside reaches 150 degrees.  Remove from heat and wrap n foil and let set for 1/2 hour.  Amazing! Please follow and like us:…

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Marinated Ham

Marinated Ham 1 ham (cooked and sliced) 1 to 2 cups brown sugar 1 cup raisins 1 8oz juice Pineapple or orange 1 can crushed pineapple with juice 21 whole cloves. Slice ham, place in crockpot. Pour brown sugar, raisins, juice, crushed pineapple and whole cloves over ham. Cover crockpot with lid and let it set in the fridge overnight. Remove whole cloves before heating in crockpot. (If you don’t remove cloves, it will make the ham bitter). Heat crockpot…

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Stuffed French Bread

Stuffed French Bread 1 loaf french bread 1 lb ground beef 1/2 cup chopped green pepper 1/2 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1 can cheddar cheese soup 1/2 cup cheddar cheese grated Cut top off bread lengthwise, hollow out bread & reserve.  In a frying pan brown ground beef. Add the green bell pepper, celery and onion. Cook until tender. Add the remaining ingredients. Tear up the bread…

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