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Super Smokin Rockin Salsa

July 19, 2011

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My father in-law Ed Perry makes some of the best salsa on the planet. You have got to try this out: 3 medium tomatoes, diced 1 medium white onion, diced 1/2 bunch cilantro, chopped 1 large jalapeño, diced w/seeds hot without mild 1 Serrano pepper, diced (these are hot) 1 stalk celery, deveined Juice from […]

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Recipe Rants: Nutella Cheesecake Layer Bars (via Michele Forto)

July 11, 2011

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Whats for dessert? Nutella Cheesecake Layer Bars! I found this recipe while browsing my wordpress.com account. I read it intently and after the second read I decided to give it a shot. You see I’ve never made cheesecake before. I bake a lot and to brag about myself, I make a darn good chocolate chip coconut cookie! […]

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Red, White, and Blue Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

July 2, 2011

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          Red, White, and Blue Chocolate Dipped Strawberries. Fourth of July is all about Independence and that should also mean we can eat what ever we want!

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Recipe Rants: Chicken Salad with Peaches and Blue Cheese

May 15, 2011

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I am a big fan of salads. I could eat one everyday. Well unless pizza is being served. My wife, Michele got me a cool book: Real Simple–Meals Made Easy. I guess she figures I don’t like to cook… Just kidding, I love to cook! Today, I am making a really simple chicken salad with […]

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Recipe Rants: Cranberry-Apple Pork Ribs

February 27, 2011

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It is Crock Pot Sunday on Recipe Rants and today I am making Cranberry-Apple Pork Ribs Ingredients: 2 cups cranberries (8 ounces) 1/3 cup maple syrup 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup water 1 Granny Smith apple, diced, about 1 cup 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon mace or nutmeg 3 […]

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Recipe Rants: Dried Herbs

February 17, 2011

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When I decided to start my new Recipe Rants category I quickly found out that I do not have most if not all of the ingredients that is needed to make a lot of the recipes. I will be the first to tell you that when I go shopping I never take an inventory of the […]

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Recipe Rants: Yankee Pot Roast and Vegetables

February 13, 2011

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It is Crock Pot Sunday and I wanted to share what I am making. It is called Yankee Pot Roast and Vegtables. It looked like a great dish to make when I was looking through the Crock Pot Slow Cooker Bible that I got for Christmas from my wife Michele. The ingredients were simple enough […]

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Recipe Rants: Lemon-Lime Ginger Ale

February 13, 2011

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As I posted the other day, I am enjoying my Power Juicer very much (Thanks Michele!). Today I whipped up a tasty treat that I wanted to share. Lemon~Lime Ginger Ale (Serves 1) 1 apple, cored and sliced 1/4 lemon 1/2 inch fresh ginger (less if you find the taste too strong) 1/2 lime handful […]

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Power Juicer Rocks!

February 11, 2011

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After watching a movie on Netflix called The Beautiful Truth and hem-hawing about it for a long time I decided that I should try something new for my diet. It was about time I start eating a bit better I thought. So I asked Michele if she could order me a juicer from Amazon.com In […]

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Recipe Rants: Best Breakfast in Seattle

February 7, 2011

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My wife, Michele and I are exploring the Pacific Northwest this weekend. As my rabid readers, friends and fans know, I am up in Alaska while Michele and the kids are still in Denver till next summer before they move North and it is tough to be apart. We quickly booked to attend an executive […]

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