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Beef Stew & Brown Rice (Fall is finally here, so we must have stew!)

Beef Stew & Brown Rice (Fall is finally here, so we must have stew!)

Beef Stew (Serves 6) 1 lb. lean beef chuck, trimmed & cut into 1-inch cubes 2 TB all-purpose flour 2 tsp. vegetable oil or olive oil 2 large yellow onions, thinly sliced (about 3 cups) 2 cups sliced mushrooms (optional) 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tsp. reduced-sodium tomato paste 2 cups reduced-sodium beef broth 4Continue Reading

BBQ Grilled Chicken with Roasted Butternut Squash Medley & Baked Potato

BBQ Grilled Chicken with Roasted Butternut Squash Medley & Baked Potato

Honey BBQ Grilled Chicken Grill chicken until almost done. In last 10-15 minutes of grilling, add honey BBQ sauce (follows). Mindi’s Honey BBQ sauce (for about 3-4 chicken breasts): About 1/4 cup ketchup 1 or 2 tsp. mustard (I like stone ground mustard) 1 tsp. brown sugar 1 tsp. roasted red chili paste (on the AsianContinue Reading

Grilled BBQ Chicken Kabobs with Peppers & Onion and Scalloped Potatoes on the Side

Grilled BBQ Chicken Kabobs with Peppers & Onion and Scalloped Potatoes on the Side

This is our last attempt of grilling before the weather gets colder (although it doesn’t get too cold here in eastern NC). This week at our local grocery, chicken kabobs are on sale and pre-made in the meat department. But if you are having to make them yourself, cut your chicken into nice 1 inchContinue Reading

Roasted Tilapia, Potatoes & Lemons with Garlic Green Beans (You MUST make this!)

Roasted Tilapia, Potatoes & Lemons with Garlic Green Beans (You MUST make this!)

Roasted Tilapia, Potatoes & Lemons (serves about 4) 1 pound baby potatoes (about 12), halved 1 lemon, thinly sliced 8 sprigs fresh thyme 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon olive oil kosher salt and black pepper 1/2 cup pitted kalamata or black olives 4 6-ounce skinless tilapia fillets 1/2 teaspoon paprika Heat oven to 400° F.Continue Reading

BBQ Ribs, Mashed Potatoes & Peas

BBQ Ribs, Mashed Potatoes & Peas

Baby Back Ribs (Serves 6) Three 2 pounds racks baby back ribs, cut into 6 equal portions 1/4cup plus 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon salt 1/4cup spicy brown mustard 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 3/4teaspoon chili powder Preheat the oven to 325 degrees . In a 6-quart ovenproof pot, stand the ribContinue Reading

Saucy Pan Steak, Mashed Potatoes & Garlic Green Beans (I’ll need a nap after this one… and a long run!)

Saucy Pan Steak, Mashed Potatoes & Garlic Green Beans (I’ll need a nap after this one… and a long run!)

Saucy Pan Steak 2 tsp. olive oil 1 onion, sliced 1 portobello mushroom, sliced 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper 2 beef t-bone steaks (1 lb.), 1/2 inch thick 1 cup  beef broth 1/4 cup  A.1. Original Steak Sauce 2 Tbsp. brown sugar 2 Tbsp. flour 1 cup hot mashed potatoes HEAT oil in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add onions and mushrooms; cook 6 toContinue Reading