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Easy Enchiladas

  To make this delicious and quick lunch treat, I used leftover meatloaf, but you can start with ground meat, or shredded roast beef, or even bits of leftover pork. Seasonings are cumin, salt, pepper, oregano, garlic, mild red pepper granules, … Continue reading

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Popeye Pizza

I had all the makings for a pizza, so here’s what it looked like with all the greenery. Added some strips of mozzarella and baked it. It seemed especially tasty to us both. Not sure why. Maybe the spinach leaves … Continue reading

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Anasazi Enchilada

This is so named because I used Anasazi beans for part of the filling. Although this looks pretty fancy, it was dead simple. Inside there is the filling, which was merely the beans mashed up a bit with some of … Continue reading

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Hotchpotch Soup and Quicky Pizza

I learned a new word today: Hotchpotch Apparently a forerunner to the word with which we are more familiar: hodgepodge. But hotchpotch is the perfect word for the soupy stew shown here. Hotchpotch is a combination of meats and vegetables, … Continue reading

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Beef, Mushroom and Barley Soup – and Tomato Pesto

One of the benefits of having steak at dinnertime is that there is usually some meat leftover to make beef, barley, and mushroom soup – this time with carrots, onions, and beet greens. I make this on “doctor days” because … Continue reading

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Mexican Restaurant at Home

Inside: Lightly sautéed chicken tenders with freshly ground lemon pepper, refried beans, and some of the enchilada sauce (Santa Cruz Chile Powder, beef broth, leftover steak gravy, Montreal Steak Seasoning, the end of the fresh tomato salsa, the dregs from … Continue reading

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Burritos – Regular and Deconstructed

Regulation burrito plate above. This is what you get when you order a burrito plate in our house. Unless you are the cook, in which case, you can have a “deconstructed burrito plate”! Mind you, I didn’t know there even … Continue reading

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