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Classic Baked Acorn Squash

Stephanie has made this recipe several times in the past, so I know it’s good. I’m going to try it out with the acorn squash I bought yesterday. From Simply Recipes Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 1 hour, 15

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Crockpot Chicken And Noodle Soup

Borrowed from Creatively Domestic via Pinterest. 5 cups of chicken broth (boxed or can is fine) One 10.75 oz can cream of chicken soup 1/2 cup onions, chopped fine 1/2 cup celery, chopped fine 1/2 cup carrots, chopped fine 1/2

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Commonly Prepared Meals

Originally published on: Apr 11, 2005. I’m updating this list because Stephanie is going back to work next week, and I’m going to take over many of the cooking responsibilities because she has a long commute. I’ve been looking at

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Crock-Pot BBQ Ribs Recipe

The meat falls off the bone as you take them out of the crock pot! Ingredients: 4 pounds Ribs of your choice 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoons vinegar salt and pepper to taste 1 bottle of sweet baby rays

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Cheese Sauce

From the kitchen of: David Speakman 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black or white pepper (I use white) 1 1/2 cups milk 2 cups grated cheese Preparation: Melt butter; remove from heat. Stir

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Cooking Templates

via Jezebel – Resolved: Eat Better, Not Less, for a Healthier Diet Jezebel’s article on healthy eating covers an approach that I’ve heard from many of my thin friends: What you need are a few core recipes that you’re good

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Parmesan Tiapia

1 pound of tilapia 3 egg whites 1 T. garlic powder 1/2 c. grated parmesan cheese cooking spray Mix together the cheese and the garlic powder. Put the egg whites in another bowl. Spray a skillet with cooking spray and

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Southwestern Pork Tenderloin

Weight Watchers 1 T. chili powder 1 1/2 t. sugar 1 t. pepper 1 t. salt 1/4 t. onion powder 1/8 t. garlic powder 1/8 t. ground cumin 1/8 t. cayenne 1 (1 1/4 pound) pork tenderloin trimmed 1 t.

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Creamy Italian Chicken

servings – 6 Estimated Weight Watchers points – 3 6 (4 oz) chicken breasts one envelope dry Italian dressing one 4 oz. can of mushrooms one can of 98% fat free cream of chicken soup 8 oz. fat free cream

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Spicy Beef Tacos

Weight Watchers POINTS® Value: 5 Servings: 4 (two tacos) Preparation Time: 12 min Cooking Time: 13 min Level of Difficulty: Easy 3 spray(s) cooking spray, divided 2 medium garlic clove(s), minced 3/4 pound(s) uncooked lean ground beef (with 7% fat)

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Mini Chocolate Cheesecakes with Cookie Crusts

Weight Watchers POINTS® Value: 3 Servings: 12 Preparation Time: 15 min Cooking Time: 0 min Level of Difficulty: Moderate 12 item(s) chocolate wafer(s), about 2 1/2 oz 8 oz Neufchatel cheese, softened 1 cup(s) 2% reduced fat milk 2/3 cup(s)

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Gazpacho

From Rachel 2 medium cucumbers, peeled/chopped 5 medium tomatoes, peeled/chopped 1 medium green pepper, peeled/chopped 1 large onion, peeled/chopped 2 tsp. finely chopped garlic 4 cups crumbled french/italian bread, crusts trimmed off 4 cups cold water 1 cup red wine

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Grilled Lemony Chicken with Asparagus

Source: Cookstr 2 garlic cloves 4 boneless and skinless chicken breasts, about 7 ounces each 1 pound asparagus ½ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon herbes

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Lime Mint Iced Tea

A new iced tea recipe I plan to try. Since I gave up soda, I’ve been drinking lots of tea, and want some variations for entertainment. I’m leaving out the sugar; I’m not really a fan of sweet tea. 1

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Pig Candy Recipe

( modified by “unmarrieddaughter” from Sweet Potato Queen, and Alton Brown) Software: 1 lb. bacon medium cut 2 Cups brown sugar (see note) 1/8 tsp ground chili/Cayenne of some sort (optional) Hardware: cookie sheet Aluminum Foil Pam Cooling rack that

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Peach Sangria

courtesy of Dine Magazine (Jul/Aug 2006 issue). Passed along by a friend who made a batch and enjoyed it.

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MJ’s ‘Up North’ Chili

From the the kitchen of: MJ at Friday Fishwrap. Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 4 hours Yield: 8 to 10 servings Total pots to clean: 1 stock pot, bowl, cutting board and knife. Extra virgin olive oil 2 pounds

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Tuscan-Style Baked Pork Chops

4 or 5 thick center-cut pork chops 3 garlic cloves, crushed 4 teaspoons olive oil 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 freshly ground pepper 1/2 cup white wine I adapted this recipe from one in the Weight

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Dan’s Turnovers

These were one of the main dishes served at our friend’s wedding reception, and we enjoyed them, so we asked for the recipes. 6 filling types, recipes for 16 turnovers each. Dough: 1 lb (3.25 C) flour 1/4 lb (one

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Chicken Over Caesar Salad

Two boneless, skinless chicken breasts red wine vinegar Herbs de Provence Dole Caesar Salad Kit Walnuts Sprinkle two boneless, skinless chicken breasts with Herbs de Provence seasoning on both sides. Pour a little red wine vinegar over each. Bake at

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Chicken Piccata

4 (6 to 7 ounces each) chicken breast halves, boneless and skinless 1/2 cup all-purpose flour Salt and coarsely ground pepper to taste 2 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup white wine 3 tablespoons

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Lemon Rosemary Chicken for Slow Cooking

Stolen from About.com.

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Chicken Cutlets Sauteed With Rosemary

Stolen from cooks.com.

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Easy Garlic and Rosemary Chicken

Stolen from AllRecipes.com.

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McDonalds Employees Make Own Recipes from McD’s Ingredients

Boing Boing links to a Live Journal community of McDonalds employees that make their own recipes (for back room and after hours consumption) using the ingredients from McDonalds foods. We did this back when I was in college and working

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