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Chicken with Asparagus and Quinoa

Chicken with Asparagus and Quinoa

It’s asparagus time in Minnesota! Our friends have a beautiful asparagus patch and they shared a couple bags with us yesterday. ***HEALTHY ALERT *** A friend recently shared a healthy recipe – Chicken with Broccoli and Quinoa.  I adjusted the recipe a bit and substituted asparagus for […]

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Raspberry Rotisserie Chicken Salad

Raspberry Rotisserie Chicken Salad

There is a salad at a Rochester restaurant that I love – Raspberry Rotisserie Chicken Salad.  I’ve ordered it several times and finally decided to give it a try at home.  It’s now a new favorite! Let’s get started… For the dressing, combine raspberry vinegar, walnut oil, […]

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Pleated Baked Potatoes

Pleated Baked Potatoes

Pleated Baked Potatoes are a great alternative to a traditional baked potatoe. Here’s how I like to make them… Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Give some potatoes a good scrubbing… Using a sharp knife, slice the potatoes in thin slices without slicing all the way through. Pick […]

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Thai Chili Roasted Shrimp

Thai Chili Roasted Shrimp

Short on dinner prep time?  Thai Chili Roasted Shrimp to the rescue!  Use them as an appetizer or main dish. Let’s get started. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grab a bottle of low sodium soy sauce and sweet chili sauce. In a small bowl, add 1/4 cup […]

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Smoked Pork Butt

Smoked Pork Butt

This past week, I decided to shake things up in the kitchen.  Perhaps it is the craving of sunshine and warm weather that inspired me to pull out my electric smoker.  To the garage I went with a pork butt. Before we get to the pork butt, […]

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Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

There is a restaurant in downtown Minneapolis where I first tasted Lemon Ricotta Pancakes.  It was love at first taste!  They soon became a Christmas morning tradition at our house but would certainly make a wonderful New Year’s Day morning tradition as well. Let’s get started. Grab […]

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Honey Drizzled Brussels Sprouts

Honey Drizzled Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts Stalks are beautiful.  I love the color, shape, and texture. Roasted Brussels Sprouts drizzled with a little honey and topped with toasted almonds is a simple ‘go to’ recipe in our house. Let’s get started… Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Pull the Brussels sprouts […]

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Mustard Seed and Yeast

Mustard Seed and Yeast

Incorporating mustard seeds and yeast in a recipe for mustardseedandyeast.com has been on my mind. After some thought and a kitchen experiment or two, Mustard Seed and Yeast (with Greens and Roasted Chicken) delivered what I was visualizing.  It combines familiar favors with some unexpected twists. First […]

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Salsa Verde

Salsa Verde

On a recent trip to the St. Paul Farmers Market, I picked up some fresh tomatillos and jalapeños. The first time I broiled tomatillos for salsa verde, I nearly ate the entire batch before it had a chance to cool. Fresh farmers market tomatillos and jalapeños scream […]

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Grilled Apple Sauce

Grilled Apple Sauce

A few months ago, I shared this photo of one of our apple trees… And now….. August is the start of apple season in Minnesota and as the tree above shows,  this year, they are plentiful! With 90 degree temperatures and high humidity, I decided to try […]

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