White Chili Soup

As we close in on Winter and begin to welcome Spring, this is one of those cozy warm winter night dishes. Depending on your dinner crowd, you'll probably have enough left over for lunch the next day.


Three 15- 1/2 oz cans of Great Northern, Pinto, or Canellini Beans, rinsed and drained.
2 1/2 cups chopped cooked chicken
1 cup chopped onion (1 large)

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Fish Burger Sandwiches

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Many people practice the Lenten observance of a meatless Friday meal. Fried fish is not the only way to enjoy a “Fish Friday” try out this great fish burger recipe.


2 pounds of fresh or frozen thawed cod
2 eggs
2 Tbl Whole grain mustard
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
½ tsp lemon juice
¼ cup chopped fresh parsley


Pasta Carbonara

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So rich and delicious, yet simple. If you are queasy about the raw eggs, just microwave the mixture for almost 1 minute before mixing.


6 slices of bacon
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 eggs
1 lb. Fettucine noodles
1 medium onion
2 cups shredded parmesan cheese
2 tbsp black pepper

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Pot Roast with Gravy and Vegetables

As homage to Mable Hoffman, this is a great recipe for the crock pot so you can just "fix it and forget it".


3 - 4 lb bottom round, rump, or arm roast, cut in half
2 - 3 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
2 TBSP all purpose flour
1/4 cup cold water

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Sun-dried Tomato Feta Burgers

The flavors of sun-dried tomatoes, feta cheese, and fresh herbs make a great burger for the grilling season that is right around the corner.


2 pounds ground chuck
1 cup very thinly sliced sun-dried tomatoes (marinated in oil)
¼ cup fresh basil, chopped fine
1 Tbl fresh parsley, chopped fine

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Con Queso

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Warm up with a little spicy side dish, or appetizer. Fun and cheesy, Mexican food is always filling.


1/4 Cup Butter
1 lb Tomatoes
1 lb monterey jack
salt, pepper
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
4 oz green chilies (drained chopped)
1/2 cup heavy cream

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