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Sloppy José

When I was a kid I loved it when Ma would make Sloppy Joes for dinner. They were messy and fun and oh so good! Here is a Sloppy with Mexican and Southwestern flavors. Add some cheese then top it … Continue reading

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Roasted Vegetables with Brown Butter

It’s been such a strange year. I cleared my garden out a couple of weeks ago and still had some vegetables on the plants. I decided they needed to be more of a fall prep – like roasted with the … Continue reading

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Beef Nachos – National Nachos Day

Sunday is National Nacho day. Nachos have an interesting history, but in their purest form they are just tortilla chips with melted cheese and served with salsa. Now we top them with all kinds of things – like beef and … Continue reading

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Mom’s Fried Green Tomatoes

The weather is supposed to get colder and the tomatoes have slowed ripening. The vine is full of green tomatoes. I could put them in the windowsill to turn red, but my mom used to fry them up. I grew … Continue reading

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Grilled Summer Tomatoes & Feta with Pasta

All summer I’ve been seeing these sheet pan dinners popping up everywhere I look. But in 90 to 100 degree heat, the last thing you want to do is turn on the oven. And then my brain kicked in. The … Continue reading

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