Creamy Bacon Pesto Chicken

  This is a recipe that I just threw together and wrote down as I went along. My original idea was a creamy, bacon, chicken dish to serve over pasta. As soon as I thought about pasta, my mind immediately went to pesto. I love pesto on pasta – say that three times fast! So I added pesto to the mental list of ingredients, and continued thinking about the flavors. I started thinking about the creamy…

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The Versatile Chinese Pork Dumpling

I’ve had a lot of indoor time on my hands this winter. With back to back snowstorms in the Northeast burying us in 5+ ft of snow, accompanied by bitter, bitter cold (do I sound bitter – lol?), my time outside this season has been mainly dedicated to two activities – snow blow, shovel, repeat. Over and over and over… To combat “cabin fever” I’ve started several creative projects like photographing the development of icicles…

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Crockpot Sausage Jambalaya

  This recipe is more of a guideline than a recipe. It really depends on your personal taste. I’ve made many variations of this and have never been disappointed. I do suggest using low salt or no salt tomatoes and broth because most Cajun spice blends contain salt and with the exception of the chicken, all the meats contain quite a bit of salt. Remember you can always add salt, it’s much harder to make…

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