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Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut squash is one of those great all around ingredients. It is great roasted, fried, sautéed or pureed in a soup! The other night, we made a soup with roasted butternut squash and it was fantastic! So good in fact, that I had to share the recipe! The Recipe: Roasting Butternut Squash The Tools: Sheet […]

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Tin Foil Dinners

Tin Foil Navigator One of the things I like about camping is the food. It’s so simple. In it’s most primitive setting, it’s just cutting up some vegetables, adding meat and seasoning, and wrapping in foil to place near the campfire. That translates to those nights at home, when you just don’t feel look cooking […]

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Baked Shells

Baked Shells We wanted to try something a little different the other night, but still something that would please everyone in the house. These Bake Shells did the trick. The best thing, is that everything we needed was already in the pantry. No extra trips to the store! The Recipe: One Recipe Tomato Sauce 1 […]

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Chimichurri Steak

Chimichurri Steak I’ve been thinking about making this one for a while, and finally got around to finding a night to try it out! The chimichurri sauce is full of big flavors that compliment steak perfectly! This chimichurri is based off of Anthony Bourdain’s version, with a few modifications. The Recipe: 1 1/2 Cups Olive […]

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Reverse Seared New York Strip

Reverse seared New York Strip! One of my favorite meals is steak night! Last Saturday night was a rainy, Houston night, so what could be better than a steak and a movie at home? A creature of habit, I usually cook a steak the steak the same way each time. The same seasoning, the same […]

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Chicken Fried Venison

Chicken Fried Venison Over the weekend, my dad gave me some venison steaks. I almost immediately decided that some chicken fried venison was in order. So I grabbed some potatoes to make some home fries and got to work! The Recipe: Venison Steaks Milk Flour Oil Salt and Pepper Marinate the venison in enough milk […]

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Stuffed Jumbo Shells

Stuffed Shells I always loved getting stuffed pastas when I was little when we would go out to eat. It seemed so exotic! How did they get the stuffing inside the pasta? Now not that I’ve mastered the art if pasta making, I’m still in awe of people who can make tortellini, but in my […]

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Mushroom Risotto

Mushroom Risotto Risotto is one of those things I always heard was really hard to make. But once I watched someone make it, and how simple it is, I had to try it fr myself. The Recipe: 1 Onion – Diced 3 Garlic Cloves – Minced 1 Quart Chicken Broth 1 Cup Arborio Rice 2 […]