Cream of Asparagus Soup

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Have leftover stems from your asparagus (Like the ones left from the quiche) ?  Here’s what to do with them…

Cream of Asparagus Soup

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Taco Tuesday Link up #11

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It’s Taco Tuesday!

Taco Tuesday Blog HopWe need you to share your taco (or burrito or nacho) inspired recipes!  What would you cook on Taco Tuesday?  Join the linky and share your ideas!

This will be the last weekly party.  Starting in April, the third Tuesday of each month will be Taco Tuesday.  Folks just don’t have that many taco recipes…yet.  So get those tacos cooking to share this week and at the MONTHLY Taco Tuesday party!

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Asparagus Quiche – The Breakfast of Spring

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Asparagus – the first of the Spring crops that start blessing our table around here – and I love it.  How about a great breakfast with those tasty little stalks?

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday link up #89

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Looking for something new for dinner?  Need some ideas to get  you going?  Where here is the place to find the answer to that age old question….

What's for Dinner-

 A collection of fabulous recipes!

Share your latest and greatest recipes here – All meal or food related, family-friendly posts are invited!  Feel free to post linkys that are food related (please no travel or crafts) as well!  (Sadly, travel posts or non food posts will be deleted).

If you have a craft idea, please share it on my other blog, Pleasures of the NW – DIY Party!

A HUGE thanks to everyone that shared last week!  There were so many amazing recipes.

And now for the top four most visited posts last week –

 Please stop by and visit them – let them know how awesome they are!

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Two Delectable Dips for National Chip & Dip Day

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It’s National Chip and Dip day – a day to celebrate the All American chip dip!

Although dips have been around for centuries (like hummus), chips and dips became popular in the US during the great depression.  They were an inexpensive and easy to prepare party finger food.

Using salsa and dips made with sour cream became the go to party food in the 1940s and 50s.

Here are two super easy dips to prepare and celebrate the day with!

Bacon & Onion Chip Dip and Hot Chili Cheese Dip

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Taco Tuesday Link Party #10

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It’s Taco Tuesday!

Taco Tuesday Blog HopWe need you to share your taco (or burrito or nacho) inspired recipes!  What would you cook on Taco Tuesday?  Join the linky and share your ideas!

This week at our house we made the tortillas for our tacos!

Chile Corn Tortillas!

Chile Corn Tortilla

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Chicken & Spinach Enchiladas

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I’m trying to eat healthier – and I’m trying to add more leafy greens to my diet.  So I came up with this recipe – and it’s easy.  You can cook up the chicken and spinach ahead of time and put it together in the morning.  Then just pop it in the oven when you get home from work and it’s dinner! Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner? Link up #88

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Looking for something new for dinner?  Need some ideas to get  you going?  Where here is the place to find the answer to that age old question….

What's for Dinner-

 A collection of fabulous recipes!

Share your latest and greatest recipes here – All meal or food related, family-friendly posts are invited!  Feel free to post linkys that are food related (please no travel or crafts) as well!  (Sadly, travel posts or non food posts will be deleted).

If you have a craft idea, please share it on my other blog, Pleasures of the NW – DIY Party!

A HUGE thanks to everyone that shared last week!  There were so many amazing recipes.

And now for the top four most visited posts last week –

Please stop by and visit them – let them know how awesome they are!

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(Almost) Full Irish Breakfast – Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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A full Irish breakfast is just what is says – FULL!!  It consists of Irish sausage (AKA Bangers), Irish bacon rashers, eggs with Dubliner cheese, potatoes, mushrooms, tomatoes, Irish soda bread…I mean, it’s FULL!!  This breakfast just has bangers, bacon, potatoes, eggs, tomatoes, and toast – oh, and a full Irish stout!

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Crock Pot Beef Shanks & Leafy Greens Soup

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This hardy soup is perfect for a week night- just put it in the crock pot, go to work and it’s done when you get home!  Add some hot garlic bread and it is simply delicious!

This hardy soup is perfect for a week night- just put it in the crock pot, go to work and it's done when you get home! Add some hot garlic bread and it is simply delicious! Continue reading

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