Monthly Archives: October 2015

Three-Cheese Manicotti

This was SO good! But boy, are those manicotti hard to stuff! I put some of the filling in a ziploc bag and cut a corner off to make it easier, and that worked for about 5 minutes. Then, several … Continue reading

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Mom’s Apple Fritters

Wow, were these good! They were super-easy to make, and fried up in no time. My only complaint was that the inside of some were not cooked all the way. That could be though, because my oil was too hot … Continue reading

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Free-Form Enchilada Verde

I learned something from this recipe: I don’t like salsa verde! And neither does my family! If I make this recipe again, I would add another can of beans, and I would use regular mild salsa in place of salsa … Continue reading

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5-Ingredient Pesto “Chicken” Soup

I saw this recipe on Pinterest and knew I had to try it. 5 ingredients? Yes, please! And this was good! It wasn’t as good as I hoped it would be, but it was good. And it was better the … Continue reading

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Smoked Gouda Frittata with Winter Greens

This frittata was excellent! Normally with frittatas, I have trouble getting the center to cook. Not with this one (for whatever reason)! I bought pre-chopped kale (makes it so easy!), and pre-shredded gouda (makes it even easier!). We all liked … Continue reading

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Ricotta-Spinach Dumplings

These were surprisingly easy to make, and were pretty good! Neither of my kids liked them, but husband and I did. I served these with some good, crusty bread. rating: 9 Ricotta-Spinach Dumplings (Cooking Light, Oct. 2015) serves 6 Ingredients: … Continue reading

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Potato-Leek Soup with Mini Pierogies

I couldn’t find the mini pierogies so I had to use the regular-size ones. For some reason, when I put the pierogies in the pan, they really stuck to the pan and burned a little. Other than that, this soup … Continue reading

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Vegan Chick-fil-A Sandwiches

These were good! I hate that the recipe came from Peta. 😦 Husband ate, get this, THREE of these sandwiches! I thought they were good, but maybe a little dry. Next time I would add some mayo. From what I … Continue reading

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Creamy Vegan Garlic Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes

This pasta was okay, nothing special really. It was a little bland. The roasted tomatoes helped the flavor a lot, so don’t skip those. My 5 year old loved this. rating: 7 Creamy Vegan Garlic Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes ( … Continue reading

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Copycat CPK: BBQ Tofu Chopped Salad

I have never had this salad or a similar one at CPK (California Pizza Kitchen). I always got pizza there! But, this salad is really good! The dressing was awesome! I layered everything in one big bowl and served from … Continue reading

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