Chicken Saltimbocca with Artichoke Sauce

Sharing a great spin on Chicken Saltimbocca – adding a delicious artichoke sauce from Sara Moulton’s kitchen.  Nice combination of flavors and so easy to prepare!  Enjoy.

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Garlic Rosemary Monkey Bread

Yum!  Comes close to a  bread we love in Captiva.  Real Simple’s garlic rosemary monkey bread is rich and delicious with the fontina cheese and fresh rosemary and parsley. Pretty “cheesy and garlicy”!  Easy to prepare, can be prepared in advance and ready to serve.

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Roasted Shrimp with Rosemary and Thyme

This is awesome!  RecipeGirl’s roasted shrimp with rosemary and thyme is a winner – it’s delicious and so easy to prepare. This unique preparation has you roasting the fresh rosemary and thyme in olive oil in a hot oven is amazing, the fragrance is lovely. Then add the shrimp and roast for 10-12 minutes. Crazy delicious results.  We served with sautéed fresh spinach and grilled red peppers.  Enjoy!

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Glazed Pecans

Fixing my favorite strawberry, spinach and poppy seed salad, but need some glazed pecans!  Not to be found in the grocery.  So we make our own!  Delicious I must say…..found this very easy recipe from “Two Healthy Kitchens” boasting of the flavor and ease to make them. Right on all counts. Enjoy.

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Ben’s Chili

To chili lover’s everywhere…..this is the real deal!  Ben’s refined this to perfection!  Enjoy!

Chili Recipe:

1 3/4 ground beef 80/20

1/4 bacon

Couple jalapeños (diced, no seeds)

Couple habaneros (diced, no seeds)

Couple onions (sweet)

A shallot

Garlic head (use 6-8 cloves)

2 organic red peppers

1 bag mixed sweet organic peppers

3 cans Rotella Original

4 Tomato sauce 8oz

3 cups water

4 tablespoons chili powder & cumin

1 teaspoon salt, cayenne, paprika, onion flake

2 cans kidney beans

2 cans black beans

Dice all the vegetables, add the beef and bacon, saute until brown then add the rotella, tomato and spices in a large pot. Bring to a boil then add drained beans.

 

 

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Sautéed Haricots Verts with Red Pepper and Lemon

Light and delicious fresh green beans and red peppers from Cooking Light. complimented with the lemon zest and juice. Easy prep and delicious results. Enjoy.

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Steak Diane for Two!

Cooking Light’s dinner tonight just for 2 – Steak Diane is a quick and easy entrée – delicious with the mushrooms infused with the Dijon and brandy flavors.  I would probably use a tenderloin the next time – my beef preference, however the strip steak did slice and plate up beautifully. Enjoy.

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