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Creamy Turkey Pasta with Peas

Creamy Turkey Pasta with Peas

Spring has finally arrived! The trees are budding, the flowers are blooming and the birds are singing. And I’m definitely ready to put those hearty winter meals behind me for now – my tastebuds are yearning for some lighter, fresher flavors! So in honor of spring and all of its gloriousness, here’s a pasta dish…

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Old-Fashioned Chicken and Dumplings

About once a week or so, usually on a Saturday or Sunday, I like to take the time to do some real down-home cooking. I’m talkin’ from-scratch home cooking that takes some extra time and effort. This past Sunday it was a batch of these Old-Fashioned Chicken and Dumplings. And sure, I sometimes make a…

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Irish Stout Beef Stew

Irish Stout Beef Stew

If you’re looking to serve something other than the usual corned beef and cabbage on St. Patrick’s Day, this Irish Stout Beef Stew is a delicious option. Morsels of tender beef, and chunks of sweet carrots in a rich gravy with a slightly malty flavor – so good! And even if you’re not a beer…

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Apple Dutch Baby

Apple Dutch Baby

So what exactly is a Dutch Baby? A pancake? A popover? I would argue that it’s both. A puffy pancake, cooked in a skillet, but with a yummy custardy texture (similar to a popover or Yorkshire pudding). Either way, pancake or not, don’t think of this Dutch Baby as just a breakfast food  – it’s…

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