Nidi di Rondine à la San Marino

Nidi di Rondine - Heaven in Every Bite Nidi di Rondine or in English: "Swallows Nests", look like delicious little pasta roses. This delectable dish comes from San Marino. Never having heard of San Marino myself, I was curious. San Marino is a Microstate completely landlocked by Northern Italy. It…

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Chicken Cordon Bleu – Simple, yet Savory

Chicken Cordon Bleu, Not French Like I Thought The first time I had Chicken Cordon Bleu was in college. My roommate at the time attended culinary school in high school and decided to make us a fancy dinner one night. I remember how delicious it was, but for some reason…

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Pumpkin Everything! 9 Dishes From Around the World

Pumpkin Recipes for Every Meal Fall: leaves changing colors, chunky sweaters, football, chilly weather, and of course PUMPKIN! Pumpkin flavored everything is out this time of year: coffee, ice cream, cereal, candy, you name it. Photo by Marius Ciocirlan on Unsplash Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching. The thought occurred to me…

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Mole Sauce over Chicken with Rice and Beans

Mole Sauce A friend of our's made some mole sauce this weekend and shared some with us. I've never had it but have heard it is delicious. What's Mole Sauce? Let's consult wikipedia on that: ...is a traditional marinade and sauce originally used in Mexican cuisine. In contemporary Mexico the term…

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Chicken Penne Primavera from Aldi

Chicken Penne Primavera - Another Easy Aldi Dinner In April I posted about my love of the grocery store Aldi and their Beef Stroganoff Cheesy Skillet Dinner Kit. For tonight's dinner we chose another of their meals - Chicken Penne Primavera. Aldi's low prices explained. Aldi keeps their prices low…

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Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast

Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast - A Low Carb Delight. I originally printed this recipe for Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast from That Low Carb Life about two years ago. While always looked interesting, I just never attempted it. Matt was looking through my recipe binder and spotted this one After some…

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Quarantine Weekly Menu May 24 – 31

Week 11 This is the final week, our weekly menu for May 24-31. Establishments are opening back up, while we will still be practicing social distancing and urge you to as well, we know many are itching to get out. We ask you to be careful of course. We hope…

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Sambousek – A First Attempt

What went wrong...and ended up right? It all started out well. Found the recipe on Pinterest, it sounded fantastic. According to the blog post where the original recipe is, it is a popular dish in Egypt, an are of the world I am not too familiar with culinary-wise. I'm trying…

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Moussaka

Moussaka - The Ultimate Comfort Food I've been wanting to see what Moussaka is all about since we began this journey back in 2017 and celebrated our appreciation of Greek Food that February. To me it looked like a Greek Shepherd's Pie, and with that you just couldn't go wrong.…

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Quarantine Menu May 17-23

Quarantine Menu May 17-23: Week 10 It's been over two months. Different parts of different states are beginning to open up. I think I'll extend this through May 31 and then return to posting meals as I make them. I hope over the last few weeks I've been able to…

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