Apricot Chicken

This is a quick and easy main dish, something I sort of whipped up on the spur of the moment.

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Apricot Glazed Turkey

Ma Lipo’s Apricot-Glazed Turkey with Roasted Onion and Shallot Gravy. I made this for both our thanksgiving and christmas dinners in 2011. It’s my new favourite way to roast turkey.

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Argentine Hot Dogs With Chimichurri, Pickled Red Onions, Marinated Queso Fresco, and Chorizo

It’s nearing the end of summer, and you’ve probably had your share of hot dogs, but these Argentine dogs are as far from yellow mustard and ketchup as you can get.

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Atsa Louie Ima Phil Spaghetti Dinner

This is a recipe from the Palermo Brothers, a comedy duo, who had the famous tag line “‘Atsa Louie, I’ma Phil”. This appeared in their autobiography of that name. I am pretty sure it’s out of print now, but you can pick up facsimiles still. This recipe appeared in the paper, which is how I got it. It’s a winner!

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Baked B B Q Chicken

This makes a very tasty, fall-off-the-bone, barbequed chicken done in the oven.

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Baked Potato Fritatta

Frittatas are like fancy omelettes with potatoes. This one is very tasty. This recipe came out of a Williams-Sonoma catalog, which coincidently is where we purchased the frittata pan…

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Baked Wild Rice with Kale, Carmelized Onions, and Soft-Cooked Eggs

Oh my, this was so good. This is now a go-to recipe for us. Consider adding loose sausage instead of the eggs, or even chicken. Yum! This is definitely one for the houseboat!

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Baked Zucchini and Sausage Paremesan

This delicious stuffed zucchini recipe can be served as either a sidedish or a maindish.

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Balsamic Chicken

A very simple italian herbed chicken dish.

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Braised Chicken Legs With Shallots And Vinegar

This one goes in the Holy Cow! file – a lot of vinegary stuff in this recipe!

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Calico Beans

This is another family and potluck favourite

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Carmelized Onion And Bacon Mac And Cheese

This is amazing Mac-n-Cheese. It’s a bit heavy on the bacon for how much other stuff is in there, but if you love bacon, this is your dish!

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Cedric Adams Casserole

A pretty simple beef hot dish. This is a recipe my Mom found ages and ages ago and inflicted on us. We actually liked it.

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Cheese and Pasta Stuffed Pumpkins

You can use just about any round winter squash for this recipe. But steer clear of the field pumpkins meant for jack-o’-lanterns: Their flesh is stringy and less tasty than other varieties.

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Chicken Broccoli Casserole

I threw this together rather spontaneously tonight with things at hand. It’s a pretty simple thing, probably can be the basis for something even better-er.

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Chicken Marrakesh

This sounds so delicious – I might try to create a non-crockpot version as well.

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Chicken Milano

A delicious chicken and pasta dish with sun-dried tomatoes.

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Chicken With Garlic Basil And Parsley

A great dish, easily prepared, and can be combined with so many things.

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Choucroute Alsacienne

This is a traditional Alsacian recipe, rather simplified here, but oh so delicious

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Cinnamon Crusted Pork Chops With Apples and Sage

Pork chops with applesauce has been a staple in many cultures; cooking pork with apples and onions/shallots is a divine way to prepare this meat. This recipe makes things go even better with the addition of cinnamon and sage.

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Classic Roast Turkey

This is the classic roast turkey recipe I’ve been following for some time, when I don’t make the apricot glazed turkey. This is pretty universal.

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Crockpot Tuscan Sausage and White Bean Ragu with Buttered Gnocchi

I don’t have any experience with cooking gnocchi, but this recipe sounds so absolutely wonderful. Another great one from the Half-baked Harvest.

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Dijon Chicken

A tasty baked chicken dish that our kids loved

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Easy Honey Mustard Mozzarella Chicken

This looks like such a simple recipe, sure to be a favourite!

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Easy Pot Roast

Simple crockpot pot roast recipe. Pretty standard.

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Easy Slow Cooker Jambalaya

A rather easy version of that famouse New Orleans dish.

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Egg Foo Yung

Chinese pancakes, a traditional dish.

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Enchiladas Suizas

Traditional chicken enchiladas in rolled corn tortillas and baked.

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Fall Off the Bone Oven Baked Pork Spareribs

This looks like a super delightful recipe, and easy, too.

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Garlic Scape Pancakes

Try this garlic scape pancakes recipe from Kitchen Vignettes. These flaky pancakes are a great appetizer or side dish from PBS Food.

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Greek Stuffed Meatloaf

A very differently flavoured meatloaf than the usual American style. This is a bit like a loaf of gyros.

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Green Chicken Enchiladas

a mexican-inspired casserole with chicken and tomatillo sauce

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Harira Moroccan Chicken Stew With Chickpeas And Lentils

A traditional moroccan dish served each night of Ramadan to break the fast

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Kung Pao Chicken

The famous asian spicy, peanuty, chicken dish.

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Kung Pau Chicken2

Another version of this great dish.

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Lamb Feta Burgers With Lemon Dill Yogurt Sauce

A Minneapolis Star/Trib Taste section Sunday Supper selection from “The Brokeass Gourmet Cookbook,” by Gabi Moskowitz.

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Meatloaf

Your bog-standard meatloaf

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Mu Shu Pork

A Chinese favourite done easily.

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Mustard Chicken

This looks to be a real winner!

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Orange Chicken

A good orange chicken should have just that little bit of sweetness and tanginess to it without being completely overpowering. It should also have that beautiful, slightly sticky gloss and marinade that perfectly coats the chicken. Most orange chicken recipes will have you fry the chicken first to get it nice and crispy, but if you want to make this dish healthier, skip the breading and the frying. Cook the chicken pieces in a skillet, then pour the sauce over and let the chicken and sauce boil until you get that perfect gloss.

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Parmesan Sage Pork Chops

Baked pork chops coated in parmesan, flour, and breadcrumbs.

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Pasticcio

Fragrant cinnamon, oregano and thyme lend an exotic touch to this baked pasta dish. I often make it with ground lamb, although beef is a satisfying substitute. It can be made almost entirely ahead and serves a crowd — two things that make entertaining family and friends easy and enjoyable. From Meredith Deeds.

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Pineapple Chicken

Recipe from an ad in the local coupon circular.

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Pollo Fricassee from Puerto Rico

This sounds like a real winner if done in the slow cooker.

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Prawns Over Pasta In Tomato Cream Sauce

Shallots, garlic, wine, tomatoes, and cream make a fabulous fresh sauce for prawns (or shrimp) and pasta. It is paired with angel hair pasta here, but feel free to use your favorite pasta or even cheese tortellini. Have all your ingredients chopped and ready to go because this dish only takes about 15 minutes to cook from start to finish.

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Quick Supper Frittata

A nice frittata recipe.

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Roasted Chicken with Olives, Grapes, and Rosemary

Another recipe my mom found for us to try. It sounds good, except the olives. :P If I’m making this, I’m leaving out the olives.

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Roasted Potato Galette with Cheddar and Chives

Carb Pie starts with potatoes! Potatoes are peeled and sliced in thin, but not totally paper thin rounds. Olive oil and Old Bay Seasoning are applied liberally.

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Saucy Meat And Vegetable Casserole

The name on this one is rather bland, but it sounds like a good recipe.

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Simple Fried Rice

Really simple, easy fried rice, asian style.

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Skillet Spirals and Cheese With Broccoli

Hum… maybe? Another from the same issue as others.

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Slow Cooker Smoked Beef Goulash

This was a winner of a recipe. I substituted 1/2 cup of red wine for some of the beef broth. (Who wouldn’t??) We had this two nights running and the “ummmmmms” and “oooooos” around the table were pretty awesome.

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Slow-Cooker Beef Bulgogi

Bulgogi is a traditional Korean dish, usually with beef. This is a version done in a crockpot, aka slow-cooker.

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Spaghetti Carbonara

Carbonara is typically done with bits of proscuitto and bacon and parmesean. This recipe serves 2 admirably.

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Spaghetti Carbonara II

An alternative preparation of Spaghetti Carbonara.

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Spam Hash Brown Bake

this looks so bad it might be good…

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Swedish Meatballs

The family classic, using the meatball mix from Ingabretsen’s.

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Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili Burgers with Baked Cheddar Beer Onion Rings

From the half-baked harvest blog, these “burgers” and onion rings look like they’d be super delicious, and probably a lot healthier than the standard fast-food sort.

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Tamaras Tetrazini

I get asked to make this a lot. Before I knew what it was called, I called it “Wild Turkey Surprise.” Now I know better and it’s actually got some legitimacy to it. The basic recipe here started with a recipe from a Sunset magazine cookbook, Favorite Recipes. I’ve modified since then.

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Tater Tot Casserole

Traditional Tuesday night supper when I was growing up.

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Teriyaki Chicken Stir Fry

Stir-fries are easy and wonderful and you can experiment with all kinds of things. At one point, I just picked up a bunch of fresh veggies and went at it. This is the result. This recipe requires two separate pans, one to cook the vegetables and other to cook the chicken.

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Yabbie Ravioli With Wild Lime Sauce

Yabbies are a crayfish-like freshwater crustacean from Australia

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Yankee Pot Roast

We call this “Red Kettle” pot roast because we cook it in a red dutch oven :-)

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