Philly Firecrackers

daisi - July 6, 2012

I couldn’t resist these roll-ups on the 4th of July because of their name, Philly Firecrackers. I mean, how perfect is that for the 4th celebration? These are perfect year-round though as they are quick, easy and pack a punch with the tangy horseradish sauce. 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup sour cream 1 green onion, chopped 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish 8 (12-inch) flour …

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menu recap [week 19]

daisi - May 11, 2012
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This week was a little more successful on the cooking front. I actually planned AND executed two whole meals. Lately, that is quite the accomplishment. Monday: DATE NIGHT – dinner and a movie! Rare for us for sure. We had some leftover funds on an Outback gift card so we went to use it up. Sam had the baby back ribs, and I know what you’re …

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Crispy Orange Beef

daisi - February 19, 2012

After the huge success that was beef with snow peas, I was eager to attempt similar recipes. I came across a recipe for crispy orange beef that sounded promising. This recipe is somewhat time consuming, so leave plenty of time to prepare it. I think you’ll enjoy the citrusy, crispy beef and if you serve it with brown rice it’s a very healthy REAL meal. Here’s what …

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French Dip Sandwiches

daisi - December 4, 2011

As promised, here is your recipe for the French Dip Sandwiches we had last week. The recipe originated from the Baking Bites blog that I discovered through pinterest.  This recipe was ridiculously easy (as are most crock pot recipes) and is going straight to my “keeper” folder on pinterest because the results were so good. I just love easy, delicious recipes This is all you’ll need: approx …

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Menu Recap: December / Week 1

daisi - December 3, 2011
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Monday: Rachael Ray’s Arroz con Pavo I love re-purposing leftovers, and this turkey with rice sounded perfect for all of the turkey we had leftover from the recent holiday. Unfortunately, my turkey had already gone bad, so sad. Thought I’d share the recipe, though, in case any of you were smarter than me and put some turkey in the freezer for a future meal. Tuesday: I …

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that’s a spicy meatball

daisi - January 3, 2011

Okay, so it’s not spicy.  But it is heavenly.  These meatballs can be used in various recipes… meatball subs, meatball appetizers, spaghetti and meatballs, I’ll stop before I start to sound like the Bubba Gump of  meatballs.  Email me if you want more ideas! Ingredients 3 pounds ground beef 2 cups Parmesan cheese, grated 5 eggs 2 teaspoons salt ⅛ teaspoon pepper 4 cloves garlic …

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