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Steak lo Mein

Since I’ve been helping out the folks, I’ve been “forced” to step up and find creative ways to use up extra steak. This time, it’s Steak Lo Mein and it HAS to be my best “secondary” steak dish, ever. Hands down.

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Famous Dave’s Cornbread

If you want an incredible, moist, fluffy cornbread, you’ve got to try Famous Dave Anderson’s recipe. He claims it’s even better than his corn muffins that are served at his Famous Dave’s restaurants. I agree!

Famous Dave’s Cornbread

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Pollo en Leche de Coco – Guatemalan Chicken in Coconut Milk

Hey, I’ve got a treat of a recipe for you. Easy & quick, healthy and just full of flavor. A little creamy, a little spicy and probably a little different than your every day fare.

Chicken in Coconut Milk
Chicken in Coconut Milk

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Roasted Red Pepper & Shrimp Risotto

If you’re watching your budget, chances are you’re not eating a lot of seafood, but when a holiday like Valentine’s comes around, you’re probably going to want something a little special. Maybe something like this Roasted Red Pepper & Shrimp Risotto.

Roasted Red Pepper & Shrimp Risotto
Roasted Red Pepper & Shrimp Risotto

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Rice with a Puerto Rican Flair

I gotta admit that usually when I’m looking for a killer side, I’m thinking potatoes. What can I say? I’m from the North and have Irish roots – so maybe it’s genetic, lol! Sometimes rice just feels right, though, and it definitely did when I served Pernil, an herby, garlicky pork roast with Puerto Rican roots. Whoever guesses what recipe is coming next gets a prize…a free recipe for Pernil!

Rice with a Puerto Rican Flair
Rice with a Puerto Rican Flair

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Salmon en Papillote

So January has rolled around and so has my annual attempt to eat healthy. Are you with me? At least for a while, anyway? Besides, this Salmon en Papillote is so lovely, you won’t even care whether its healthy or not.

Salmon en Papillote - this will keep cooking inside the packet, so open immediately
Salmon en Papillote – this will keep cooking inside the packet, so open immediately

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