Category Archives: meals

Creme Brulee French Toast

Ok, so when we were at the Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells, we ate at the Wild Canyon Cafe on the last day right before we headed up to the Northwoods (genuflect). They have an amazing breakfast buffet there, and … Continue reading

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Georgia’s shocking ads

Parents in Georgia are split about the appropriateness of a set of shocking new ads aimed at raising awareness of Georgia’s rising childhood obesity rates. Do you think these ads will do more harm than good? Watch the clip. Do … Continue reading

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Low Cal Peanut Noodles with Shredded Chicken & Vegetables

Low cal recipe from Eating Well. INGREDIENTS 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1/2 cup smooth natural peanut butter 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1 1/2 teaspoons chile-garlic sauce, or to taste (see Ingredient note) 1 … Continue reading

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Low Cal Oven-Barbecued Pork Chops

Low cal recipe from Eating Well. Need a little summertime flavor? Try this swift recipe and enjoy a “barbecue” indoors. Make it a meal: Serve with coleslaw and cornbread. INGREDIENTS 1 1/2-1 3/4 pounds bone-in, 3/4-inch-thick pork rib chops, trimmed … Continue reading

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Swedish Pancakes from Laura

Ok, so somewhere back in history they were probably Swedish, ’cause my Swedish Grandma used to make them.  But we did what every good, red-blooded American family would do, and we got rid of all that fruit.  Replaced it with … Continue reading

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Clipping coupons

Do you clip coupons?  The reason I ask this is because I became aware that one of my sister in laws saved $175.00, yes, you read that right ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY FIVE dollars last week using coupons!!  What the … Continue reading

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Can I fool him??

So I have to start this post out by saying this, for as long as I’ve been with Jason (10 years) he has always said he can’t be fooled when it comes to food. He thinks he has the best sense … Continue reading

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Question of the day

What’s your favorite thing to have for breakfast?

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Question of the day

What’s your favorite thing to cook?  Do you make something so well that other people always ask you to bring it to gatherings?

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Recipe from Goddess Anna

Tel Aviv Salad (not pictured) Serves 4, prep/cook time 25 min. 1 cup diced red Israeli tomatoes (any smallish tomato will work) 1 cup diced cucumbers 1/2 cup chopped flat parsley 2 cups cooked cous cous 1/2 cup lemon and … Continue reading

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Nachos from Laura

These are simple and awesome….I just threw stuff together and it ended up being really good. I serve it on Tortilla Chips but it goes equally well as a taco or even as chili. 1 pound ground beef, 95% lean … Continue reading

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Philly Beef-Stuffed Sandwich

     Press the seams together tightly or your cheese will ooze all over!         1 cup chopped green bell pepper ¾ cup chopped onion 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 cloves pressed garlic 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves, … Continue reading

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Recipe from Joan Harvest

  This is quick to prepare and tastes great.  I serve it over Jasmine Basmati rice. I cook a vegetable on the side. The family loves it. I like it because I can do it in the morning and it … Continue reading

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Recipe from Jane

Gram’s Chicken Pot Pie  I got this from a Kraft recipe book I get once a month and we love it.  The only changes I’ve made have been I use a 13×9 cake pan and I add mushrooms.  I also … Continue reading

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Recipe from Jason

Mango Salsa: 4~Red medium tomatoes diced 1~mango diced 2~jalapeños diced 1/2cup~ cilantro chopped 1 tsp.~ sea salt 1/2~ red onion chopped

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Recipe from Goddess Anna

Balsamic Chicken Kabobs (yes, we grill year-round, even when it’s snowing!) – 4 servings, 50 min prep/cook time 1lb cubed chicken breast 12 cherry tomatoes 12 onion cubes or boiling onions 1 package baby portabella mushrooms 5 oz balsamic vinaigrette … Continue reading

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Recipe from *Just a Mom*

Pepper Shrimp Scampi 6 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta 1 small zucchini, quartered and sliced 1 medium onion, chopped 1 medium green pepper, chopped 1 small sweet red pepper, chopped 4 garlic cloves, minced 1-1/2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled … Continue reading

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Recipe from *Sanityfound*

                                                   Milk Tart  This is a very popular South african Teatime treat/Dessert a plus in its … Continue reading

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Lets share a recipe

Nikki, Sue and I thought this might be a fun idea. Every Thursday we’ll share a recipe that we like. I love to cook but I don’t always like thinking “what should we have for supper tonight?”  That’s the worst … Continue reading

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Chunky Wild Rice Soup from Nikki

Chunky Wild Rice Soup: 3 chicken breasts 1cup~wild rice 1lb.~rendered bacon 8oz.~Velveeta cheese 4cans~cream of potato soup 32oz.~1/2 & 1/2 Cook rice, cook chicken and bacon, add 1/2 & 1/2, soup and Velveeta. ~Heat and enjoy!!! I let it simmer … Continue reading

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Question of the day

How much do you use your microwave?  What kinds of things do you use it for?

Posted in adults, behavior, choices, conveniences, differences, eating, fast food, fears, feelings, food, habits, lifestyles, meals, microwaves, people, Question of the day, questions, simple questions, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Kids Korner

Do you like eggs?  What’s your favorite way to have them?

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Kids Korner (SKL)

What is your favorite food to eat?

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Question of the day

Ir you were to cook a romantic dinner, what would it consist of?

Posted in adulthood, choices, differences, emotions, favorites, feelings, food, life, love, meals, people, Question of the day, relationships, simple questions, supper, things, thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Can I fool him??

So I have to start this post out by saying this, for as long as I’ve been with Jason (10 years) he has always said he can’t be fooled when it comes to food. He thinks he has the best … Continue reading

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