How to Cook a Steak like a Pro

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Ever wonder how the restaurants make the steak taste so good?  I have!  I watch those cooking shows, read, and I still couldn’t pull it off – but then I asked a chef!

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Gingered Salmon Fillets

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Salmon goes well with the sweet flavor of ginger.  Let it soak up some of that goodness, then grill it – easy, quick and good for you too!

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Herbed up Sun Tea

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I love iced tea, but I get bored with plain ol’ tea.  I don’t like the prepackage ones because I don’t know what is in them – so I make my own in quart mason jars.  Then I get the variety I want and I can pack one in my lunch to take to work!

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday link up #58

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You’ve heard it.  It’s Sunday afternoon, everyone bursts through the door and asks…..

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Well here is the place to find the answers to that age old question!

Share your latest and greats recipes here – All meal or food related, family-friendly posts are invited!  Feel free to post linkys that are food related as well!  (Sadly, non food posts will be deleted).

This weeks features include the top two most visited posts and two that I chose – and let me tell you, with all those great recipes, that was no easy task!  But here they are….

Four Fabulous dishes!

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Note:  Featured posts that also left a comment get pinned, tweeted and yummed (if you have that connection)!

 Sadly, only one feature this week got pinned, tweeted and yummed.

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National Hot & Spicy Food Day – Huevos Rancheros with Chile Tortillas

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Did you know today was National Hot & Spicy Food Day?  They say that man has eaten spicy foods for more than 6,000 years!  Many cultures throughout the world use those sweat producing spices in their dishes.  And they say that spicy foods speed up the metabolism, keeps cancer at bay, helps with cardio-vascular health and clears your mind.  This unofficial holiday celebrates the tradition!

Here is a breakfast to celebrate the day – easier than you think and delicious!

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Chile Corn Tortillas

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Here is a quick and easy recipe for corn tortillas with roasted chiles – Eat them warm with butter, or use them in Huevos Rancheros!

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Open Faced Heirloom Tomato Breakfast Sandwich

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If you liked the open faced Heirloom tomato sandwich – here is another way to serve it! A breakfast sandwich!

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Open Face Heirloom Tomato Sandwiches

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I love this time of year – all the fresh tomatoes.  I have one sunny spot in my yard where we plant them.  But what do you do with so many tomatoes besides share them with your neighbors?  Well here is one idea – Open faced sandwiches!

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday link up #57

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You’ve heard it.  It’s Sunday afternoon, everyone bursts through the door and asks…..

What's for Dinner-

Well here is the place to find the answers to that age old question!

Share your latest and greats recipes here – All meal or food related, family-friendly posts are invited!  Feel free to post linkys that are food related as well!  (Sadly, non food posts will be deleted).

A great BIG THANK YOU to everyone that posted last week – We broke 100 posts for the first time!!!

This weeks features include the top two most visited posts and two that I chose – and let me tell you, with all those great recipes, that was no easy task!  But here they are….

Four Fabulous dishes!

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Note:  Featured posts that also left a comment get pinned and tweeted!

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Pasta of the Month – Spaghetti with Classic Pesto Sauce

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I’ve seen a lot of recipes these days for pesto made with spinach or kale.  But what is pesto and where did it come from?

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