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Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Everytime we go out to one of those chain restaurants, my girls always get either the chili con queso dip or this one, both usually served with tortilla chips. I looked at several recipes on the internet and came up with this one which is a combination of two or three recipes found. This time…

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Guacamole

Guacamole

We love cooking and eating Mexican food, and guacamole is one of our favorites either as a dip or as an accompaniment to any Mexican dish. However, we have also gotten into the habit of making it every time we cook out on the grill. It just pairs up well with grilled meats. This is…

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Fried Zucchini

Fried Zucchini

Zucchini (courgettes) is another favored vegetable at our house. One of the few that I can get my girls to eat in whatever shape or form from fried to stewed to cakes. One of their favorites though is fried. They would even take these as an after school snack. Zucchini, sliced into circles or sticks…

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Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

These tidbits are a mouthful of flavor for mushroom lovers. The recipe, like everything I like to make, is quite simple: 2 pounds of medium to large button mushrooms, stems removed, chopped and reserved 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1 medium sized onion, finely chopped 1/2 pound of baby spinach leaves chifonade 1/4 cup of…

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Jade’s Bean Dip

Jade’s Bean Dip

Whew. I’m a little late with this post. A few nights ago we made mexican dinner again. I luv it. Anyways, I helped out by making my special bean dip. It’s actually all quite simple, so here goes…. 1 can of refried beans Sour Cream At different better http://avtotransfer.com/how-to-get-indomethacin/ use thinking, brand your http://dixieeats.com/index.php?cafergot-availability-2012 looking…

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Lumpia

Lumpia

This is our version of this, very typical Filipino version of the spring roll, Lumpia. Since my hubby is alergic to bean sprouts, that ingredient is omitted; and since I never plan ahead, I use mainly the three mainstays of our refrigerator, carrots celery and cabbage. Any vegetable can actually be added when making lumpia;…

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