How to Make Chicken Stock in the Slow Cooker

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Make something delicious from almost nothing! Learn how to make Chicken Stock in the Slow Cooker for the best tasting soups, gravies, and sauces. Making homemade chicken stock is one of the easiest ways to make something from nothing. Okay, almost nothing. If you’ve roasted a whole chicken or baked chicken pieces, save the bones, […]

How to Cut Melon the Quick & Easy Way

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Knowing how to cut melon is a valuable skill to help you make the most of in-season produce and to facilitate a healthy diet. Here’s how to do it. You see a great deal on cantaloupe and watermelon. You want to take advantage of it, but what in the world do you do with it […]

Crockpot Baked Potatoes

Recipes that let you “set it and forget it” are some of the best. These Crockpot Baked Potatoes are no exception. Come home to a pot full of baked potatoes all set for dinner! It seems that in recent years I’ve become remiss in serving baked potatoes. I’m not sure why that is, but I’m […]

Broccoli Cranberry Salad With Pecans

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This slightly sweet Broccoli Cranberry Salad is full of texture, thanks to pecans, cranberries, and red onions. It makes a delicious side salad. Sharing recipes is a little like playing a game of telephone. The story changes as it moves from person to person, as does the recipe. I first heard about this Broccoli Salad […]

Easy Vegetable Bolognese

This is an easy stovetop Vegetable Bolognese that is full of meat, eggplant, zucchini, and peppers. It’s delicious in a number of dishes and freezes well. A flavorful meat sauce that’s packed with veggies is one of my favorite meals to serve. Since the vegetables are already present in abundance, I don’t really need to worry […]

Orchard Chicken Salad

Enjoy fresh fruits, spicy scallions, crunchy almonds, and tender chicken in this delicious and refreshing Orchard Chicken Salad. Perfect for sandwiches, salads, or lettuce wraps.   Chicken salad is one of those miracle recipes. You can stir in a multitude of spices, herbs, fruits, and veggies and come away with a myriad of amazing flavor […]

How to Roast Chiles in the Oven

Learn to roast chiles in the oven to add great, spicy flavor to any dish. Roast chiles this way are cheaper than the can and taste so much better!  Years ago diced green chiles were a regular in my pantry. Back when they were $0.25 a can. Today they are regularly over three times that […]

Chef’s Salad with a Garlicky Anchovy Vinaigrette

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A typical chef’s salad boasts hard-boiled eggs, cucumbers, tomatoes, cheese, and meat on a bed of dressed greens. This garlicky anchovy vinaigrette adds some punch to the mix. Salads are some of my favorite healthier meals. They give you the opportunity to “eat the rainbow”, save money, use up little bits of leftover meat and […]