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Taco Pasta – a quick and delicious weeknight dinner

I was craving tacos the other night, but we didn’t have tortillas and I was too tired to go out again. So I went scavenging in the refrigerator and pantry. Hmmm….mac and cheese…taco… how about some fusion! Enter Taco Pasta! … Continue reading

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Bacon, Tomato and Artichoke Frittatta

I’m always looking for a healthy but hearty breakfast. I decided a simple frittatta with vegetables would do the trick. A frittatta is an Italian version of the omelet. And it’s so much easier! You mix the eggs and the … Continue reading

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Illinois Chicago Dog

Illinois is the next state up in our state food series – and we have The Chicago Dog! And there were certainly some good choices, Chicago deep dish pizza being the one mentioned most. But my husband was born and … Continue reading

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National Tortellini Day

I love pasta and I love stuffed pasta. Tortellini is a little roll of stuffed goodness. Some folks believe it was invented in Bologna, Italy, but no one seems to know who or why a day was created to celebrate … Continue reading

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Salmon Tacos with Chipotle Crema and Garden Salsa

I’m trying to add more fish to my diet and sometimes it can get boring! I had these salmon fillets in the freezer. I wasn’t in the mood to grill and it was too hot to turn on the oven. … Continue reading

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