Avocado Chipotle Chicken Salad

Avocado Chipotle Chicken SaladDo you have any friends who drink all of their meals through straws? I am not talking about poor souls confined to hospital beds with impaired bodily functions, I am talking about healthy, active friends on your Facebook feed who’s every bi-hourly post is hyping their latest flavored shake that ‘tastes just as good as the real thing’ and ‘gives me the energy I need to entice all my friends to join my pyramid, err, marketing opportunity!’ I lovingly refer to this as the hospital bed diet, which seems to be only the latest of the never ending fad-diets. Well, I’d like to challenge them to come up with an avocado chipotle chicken salad shake every bit as good as my recipe!

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Feta and Dill Pasta Salad

Feta and Dill Pasta Salad Recipe

Looking at my backyard you would think I mistakenly planted dill rather than grass seed.  I have dill growing like crazy! I didn’t even have to plant it this year, it is growing from the dropped seeds of last year’s harvest.  The only problem with this all is that I have dill growing around where…

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Cheesy Tex-Mex Rice

Cheesy Tex Mex Rice recipe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions, as always, are mine alone. #CampbellSavings #CollectiveBias In a month’s time my 5 year old stepson will be entering his first year of Kindergarten. Where does the time go!? It seems just yesterday that I was gazing my eyes upon him…

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Panko Crusted Chicken Breast Stuffed with Swiss and Bacon

French Onion and Panko Crusted Chicken with Swiss and Bacon

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions, as always, are mine alone. #DipYourWay #CollectiveBias I have been looking forward to this post for quite a while now. I love the creative challenge of developing a recipe to compliment a product I already use in my home. Being challenged to…

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Coffee Crusted Steak Rub

Coffee crusted steak rub

I drink coffee like fish breathe water.  Actually, I think I need coffee more than fish need water.  When fish don’t have water they die, and dead fish is delicious.  When I don’t have coffee I get crabby, and ain’t nobody coming to the dinner table for that!

Cucumber Tomato and Feta Salad with Mint

Cucumber Tomato and Feta Salad with Mint

A fresh, cool, chopped, cucumber tomato and feta salad is perfect for summer days! Finally, I am posting something relevant to the warm weather we are having. As compared with my previous few baking heavy posts, which as have been as timely as a comedian at a funeral during these hot summer days. This refreshing…

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How to Make Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

How to make crispy baked chicken wings

I love chicken wings! Crispy, sticky, flavorful bites of chicken right off the bone! They are completely and utterly delectable.  For years I have been using a recipe of Alton Brown’s in my attempt to conjure up the flavor and texture that can only be found in a crispy deep fried chicken wing, however the…

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Homemade Mozzarella Sticks with String Cheese

Homemade mozzarella sticks with string cheese

You know what I absolutely crave when it is hot and muggy outside, and my house feels like a sauna? Deep fried food! Well, not typically, but Tuesday I was absolutely ravenous for some good ol’ deep fried Wisconsin cheese!  Cheese is to Wisconsin what corruption is to Illinois… we couldn’t function without it.  It’s…

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Dill Pickled Beets for Canning or Refrigeration

Dill pickled beets

I have been excited to write about this dill pickled beets recipe for a long time.  Dill pickled beets are not only a family favorite tied to great memories, but also a fourth generation family recipe originally crafted by my grandma and great grandma over 50 years ago. Great recipes tend to stand the test…

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