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Chicken Tacos with Apple and Pecans

May 16, 2011
Chicken Tacos with Apple and Pecans

For the last two years I just can’t seem to eat enough apples. I’m not sure if there have been extraordinary harvests or maybe I am just going through a taste phase! I eat one or two apples every day and try to cook with them as much as possible and sometimes just sauté slices […]

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Chicken Tacos with Guacamole Sauce

March 30, 2011
Chicken Tacos with Guacamole Sauce

I think I have an addiction to tortillas! And it does not matter if they’re flour or corn, I just can’t eat enough of ’em! But this new addiction is closely linked to my new Cuisinart GR-3 Griddler. For lunch I do like something warm, even if I’m just having a sandwich I will toast […]

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Cashew Chicken With Broccoli – Call it Dinner!

March 2, 2011
Cashew Chicken With Broccoli

Well it’s finally March and I am now beginning to see the end to another long, hard winter. Although I did live in Florida for a while, most of my life I lived in colder climates known for their winters. When we moved to Chicago, all I heard was “oh you just wait, you’ve never […]

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Stone Soup

January 9, 2011
Stone Soup

Once upon a time….. In a small village in Northern Europe there was a terrible drought. Food was scarce and most people hoarded what little food they had, not even sharing with their friends and neighbors. Times were very hard and the villagers were becoming suspicious of everything and everyone. One day three soldiers wandered […]

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2010’s Double Yums at Spend-a-Buck Farm!

December 31, 2010
Cheddar Cheese and Hot Pepper Thumbprint Cookies

It’s been quite a year here at Spend-A-Buck Farm! And there’s is one thing that is consistent and that’s good food! Yesterday I sat down with Mr. Tastebuds and we picked our favorite recipes for the year and he did surprise me with a few of his picks. If you’d like to copy the recipe […]

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Pasta with Chicken, Tomato and Green Olives

November 12, 2010
Pasta with Chicken, Tomato and Green Olives

Do you ever have one of those days where, although you’re hungry, nothing sounds good? I have these days quite frequently. But it’s during these times that I seem to throw together some of my best meals. Maybe because since nothing sounds good, I feel I can be a bit more creative and add ingredients […]

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Chicken and Dumplings

November 8, 2010
Chicken and Dumplings

Well, my basil has bit the dust for this season and it’s time to turn to what I like to call tummy-warming meals. Sad to see my basil gone but I do love fall and the wonderful aromas that fill my home! I really like Tyler Florence’s recipes and have found my own cooking changed […]

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Creamy Chicken Rice Soup

October 8, 2010
Cream of Chicken Rice Soup

Vermouth; (pronounced ver-mooth) is a liquor made from wine flavored with aromatic herbs and spices (“aromatized” in the trade) such as cardamom, cinnamon, marjoram and chamomile. Some vermouth is sweetened; unsweetened, or “dry” vermouth tends to be bitter. The person credited with inventing the vermouth recipe, Antonio Benedetto Carpano from Turin, Italy, chose to name […]

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