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A Thai red curry chicken bowl with no added fat

While I’m testing all these Christmas cookies, I’m trying to eat a little lighter for my meals! Believe it or not, this still tastes great without the coconut milk. Here’s a great, one-pot recipe that takes minutes to cook and is full of flavor. Serves 1 as a main course …

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A homemade chicken pot pie that costs $0

We made the roast chicken and it was tasty. Now we are taking the leftovers and making chicken pot pie. Origins of chicken pot pie are sketchy, but most everyone agrees it has always been the way to use leftovers from roast chicken. The first “pot-pies” were made in Greece, …

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Once you go Brazilian…

If you want to make a romantic lobster dish that’s a little different, check out my recipe for butter-poached lobster with red wine fettuccine in caviar sauce. It’s an easy dish you can make at home to “wow” your friends, family or date.

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Coq Au Vin

Cut up a chicken into a “ten piece bucket” add a little wine (okay, a lot of wine) and a few other things. It’s a romantic one-pot dish anyone can make at home. This is a variation on the classic dish.

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Party-sized, addictive Arroz con Pollo nachos

I just want you to know as I’m writing this, I’m eating these nachos. They are THAT good. Please excuse the crumbs. There’s no need for saffron in this casual dish. The achiote oil lends a great Latin flavor to these Florida-style nachos.

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Romance at home – Fettuccine Alfredo

This first time I ever had the “real deal” was at Alfredo’s in Epcot. They had re-created their original restaurant in Italy (it has since been replaced with another Italian restaurant). I was probably 20 years old when I first tasted this dish and after having it EVERY time I …

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