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December 2015

Pan Seared Pork with Sausage and Apricot Stuffing

This pork dish was based on Rachel Ray’s recipe from Food Network. The idea behind it is that generally the pork would be stuffed. When I was searching for a recipe, I had thin cut pork chops not ideal for stuffing. I did make a couple of changes. I do enjoy a stuffed pork chop, but […]…

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The Most Amazing Deer Chili

This is one of my favorite Venison Chili recipes. The flavors are hearty and full. The chili does not have a gamey taste. We process are own deer so bacon fat was added while grinding the meat. I believe you can taste just a hint of the bacon which adds to the flavor of chili. Between my husband […]…

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Roast Pork with Acorn Squash Puree for Sunday Dinner

This Roast Pork with Acorn Squash Puree came from Food and Wine. The puree is the star of this dish. It is hearty and full of flavor. Roasting the vegetables brings out the meatiness of the dish, and all of the vegetables blend together perfectly. Instead of using the center cut rack of pork, I […]…

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Venison Stroganoff

I am always looking for new venison recipes so the family doesn’t get bored with the same old venison recipes. Check out my Venison Gyros. This year, husband has made deer chili and deer jerky which are some of our favorite recipes. Tonight, I decided to try a Venison Stroganoff. It was great comfort food […]…

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Chicken Ranch Tacos ……… Taco Tuesday!

This recipe is not your average taco. I have eaten tacos and burritos with ranch sauces that I have really enjoyed, but I have never been able to duplicate the flavor at home, until now. This is the first recipe for Ranch Chicken Tacos where the flavor of the ranch sauce met my expectations. I […]…

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Braised Beef Brisket w/ Roasted Potatoes & Crunchy Shallots

I have made several braised brisket recipes. Today, I tried Emeril Lagasse’s Braised Brisket of Beef . The brisket was tender and flavorful. I made a batch of Emeril’s Creole seasoning, the Essence. I had anticipated that seasoning would be too spicy but it was just right. Even my four year old asked for several […]…

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Homemade Cran-Apple Pie

Here is a technique that I would really like to master…..homemade pie! All through the summer, my family is making fresh pies with whatever fresh fruit is ripe. The pies are amazing. The pie doughs are homemade. This is only the second pie that I have ever attempted, and I do need some work. The […]…

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